Rickey “Rick” J. Bennett, 63 of East Ridge, TN, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, June 1, 2018.
He was the son of Fred J. Bennett and the late Barbara J. Davis. He attended East Ridge High School. At the time of his death he was employed by Chattanooga Coin, Inc. in maintenance. He was a very hard worker, enjoyed cars and was a Georgia Bulldog fan. He could always make you laugh and will be dearly missed by all who knew him.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Barbara J. Davis.
Survivors include his father, Fred J. Bennett of Chattanooga, TN; two children, Betsy (David)Vanzant of Fort Payne, AL and McKenzie (Justin) Kirby of Naples, FL; brother, David Bennett of Denver, CO; sisters, Cindy (Steve) Bennett Boss of Rossville, GA, Stacey (David) Bennett Rodriguez of Knoxville, TN, and Sherri (Todd) Bennett Mullis of Tampa, FL; grandchildren, Taylor Capri and Justin James Kirby; former spouse SueEllen Brock and her daughter Cassidy Pell; nieces, Jenny Boss, Sonora Rodriguez; nephews, Joshua and Jacob Mullis and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
A celebration of life will be held Tuesday, June 5th at 7:00 p.m. in the South Crest Chapel with Pastor Jim Bennett officiating.
The family will receive friends Tuesday from 4:00 p.m. until the service hour at the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home & Crematory, at the end of historic Missionary Ridge, Rossville.