Larry Robert Bennett of Crestwood, KY at the age of 72 passed away early the morning on Monday, September 27, 2021 in his home. Larry was born in Louisville, KY on February 12, 1949, to parents, Anna Christine Masden & Robert J Bennett Jr.
Married in Louisville, KY to Brenda C. Bennett (deceased), August 30, 1969, Larry was widowed in 2009 with Brenda’s passing.
Larry’s passion was being a firefighter, fishing on Rough River Lake and spending time with his grandchildren. He would always go out of his way to help others in time of need. The care he gave to his wife, Brenda, who died of ALS, was selfless and deserves the highest honor.
He was a longtime, dedicated employee for Sullivan & Cozart, Louisville, KY, a volunteer firefighter for Ballardsville Fire Department, Oldham County, and a member of Southeast Christian Church, Louisville, KY. Larry was a graduate of Trinity High School, Louisville, KY, class of 1967 and attended 2 years at the University of Louisville. He is survived by his 3 brothers, Jerry (Martha) C. Bennett, Robert (Teri) J Bennett III, &Bruce L. Bennett, 2 sons, Bruce (Andrea) R. Bennett & Brent (Rooney) R. Bennett, 3 grandchildren, Bruce Jr Bennett, Joshua Bennett, & Alex, 1 niece, Kristin (Brett)Hamilton, 1 nephew, Ryan Bennett. 2 great nephews, Bryan Hamilton & Blake Hamilton.
Visitation will be held on Friday, October 1st from 11am to 2pm at Stoess Funeral Home, Crestwood, KY with burial service immediately following at Floydsburg Cemetery Crestwood, KY. He will be honored by the Ballardsville Fire Department
In honor of his wife, Brenda, Larry has requested any donations be given to ALS Association, 13102 Eastpoint Park Blvd, Suite 101, Louisville, KY 40223, Ph 502-495-3672
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