Frederick Lee Bennett


Frederick Lee Bennett, 73, of Aurora, Indiana, passed away Thursday, June 22, 2016 in Aurora, IN.

He was born Saturday, January 9, 1943 in Milan, Indiana, son of the late Dilver Bennett and the late Marjorie Ochs Stevens.

He was an Owner/Operator of Tomco Transmission Shop in Aurora for over 20 years.

Frederick was a member of the Aurora Eagles and VFW. He enjoyed working on cars, carpentry work and gardening. In his younger years, he loved to drag race at Edgewood. Frederick was a jokester, he was a loving and good natured man who always kept you smiling. He was a great dad, father and grandfather, and will be greatly missed.

Surviving are children, Sherry (Michael) Woodruff of Moores Hill, IN, Thomas “Tom” Bennett of Rising Sun, IN; siblings, Rita Bennett of Aurora, IN, Floyd Stevens, Loren Bennett of Aurora, IN, Cindy Stevens-D’Onofrio of Mason, OH, Missy Stevens of Aurora, IN; grandchildren, Ashley Woodruff, Elizabeth Woodruff, Andrea Woodruff, Eve Elizabeth “Evie” Bennett and 10 great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and siblings, Rebecca Stevens & Timothy Bennett.

Visitation will be 4:00 – 7:00 PM, Sunday, June 26, 2016 at the Rullman Hunger Funeral Home, Aurora, Indiana.

Services will be held at the Funeral Home, Monday, at 1:00 pm.

Interment will follow in the Oakdale Cemetery, Dillsboro, Indiana.
Contributions may be made to the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. If unable to attend services, please call the funeral home office at (812) 926-1450 and we will notify the family of your donation with a card.