CLARKSBURG — Orie Clifton Bennett, 90, of Clarksburg passed away on Saturday, April 15, 2017 at Morgantown Health & Rehab in Morgantown, surrounded by his family. He was born April 6, 1927 in Mount Clare; the son of the late Silas Opha and Nancy May Reed Bennett.
Orie is survived by his one son, Ron Bennett and his wife, Arlene,of Morgantown; a grandson, Aaron Bennett, of Morgantown; several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Orie was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Jean (Louk) Bennett, who died on Jan. 30, 2010; two brothers, Dorsey Glenn Bennett and Mason A. Bennett.
Orie graduated from Buckhannon High School. He served in the United States Army. Orie retired from United Hospital Center. He also worked at Carnation Plant and Ingersol Rand for many years. He was an active member of the Center Branch Baptist Church.
He was a loving father and grandfather, who took great pride in his family and friends.
Family will receive friends at Davis Funeral Home, 124 Olen Thomas Dr., Clarksburg, today, Wednesday, April 19, 2017 from 3-7 p.m.; funeral service will be held in the Chapel of Davis Funeral Home on Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 11 a.m. with Pastor Richard Settles, presiding. Interment will follow at Floral Hills Memorial Gardens.Online condolences may be sent to DavisFuneralHomeWV.com.
Davis Funeral Home is honored to assist the Bennett family.