In memory of
John Bennett Pelzer, SC John Roy Bennett, Jr., 65, passed away Saturday, October 15, 2016. Born in Pelzer, he was the son of the late John Roy, Sr. and Leona Garner Bennett. A U.S. Army Vietnam veteran, for sixteen years he was employed with Gerber Mills prior to working twenty-six years with Michelin North America before he retired in November of 2012. He was a member of Big Creek Baptist Church. Survivors include a son, John Roy Bennett, III of the home; sisters, Lisa Bennett Sherard, and brother-in-law John, of Greenville, Peggy Bennett King of Williamston; nephews, Tyler Calvin and William Bennett Sherard; and niece, Katherine Diane King. He was predeceased by sister, Frances Dianne Bennett. A visitation will be held Monday, October 17, from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. at Big Creek Baptist Church. The funeral will follow at 3:00 p.m. with burial at Pine Lawn Cemetery, Pelzer. The family wishes to thank Patriot Hospice Services for their support and exceptional care to John during this time. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to Big Creek Baptist Church, P.O. Box 187, Williamston, SC 29697. Gray Mortuary, Pelzer Condolences: www.graymortuary.com
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