---- — Frederick “Fred” J. Bennett, 58, of Flora, Ind., passed away at 4:57 a.m. EST Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013, at Howard Regional Hospital.
He was born Oct. 16, 1955, in Danville, Ill., to Floyd James and Rose (Arnold) Bennett.
On April 20, 1992, Fred married Judy Harris-Kocher and she survives.
Survivors include his mother, Rose Bennett; wife, Judy Bennett of Flora; daughters, Angie Kay (Joseph) Allsop of Danville, Nicole Lynn Elliot of Danville, Deanna (Brian) Maloney of Rockville, Texas, and Wendy Marie (James) Proctor of Miamisburg, Ohio; son, Jeffrey (Darikka) Kocher of Kokomo, Ind.; sister, Sharon Hooks of Danville; brother, Robert Lee (Glenda) Bennett of Danville; 17 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his father, Floyd Bennett, and sister, Tammy Lowe.
Memorial services will begin at 1 p.m. EST Sunday, Dec. 8, at Sharon Baptist Church, 7012 East 50 North in Flora, with Pastor Michael Williams officiating. Friends may call upon the family one hour prior to the memorial service. Memorial contributions may be given to the funeral home to help with final expenses.
Online condolences may be left at www.stoutandson.com. Stout & Son Funeral Home, Neptune Chapel, in Russiaville, Ind., has been entrusted with the funeral arrangements.