Robert Larry Bennett, 84, of Mount Airy, died on June 25, 2022, at Frederick Health Hospital.
Born on September 21, 1937, he was the son of Roland and Nellie Bennett of Mount Airy. In 2001 he retired from the Social Security Administration. He enjoyed taking walks and feeding the ducks in Prospect Park. He loved his motorcycle rides and his Mazda car with a retractable hard top. He enjoyed going to IHop and Cry 'n' Johnny fat hot dogs.
He is survived by his wife Diane M. Bennett of 60 years and two daughters, Cindy Esposito and Vicki Beall and husband Brett; four grandsons, Peter Hanscom, Steven Stull, Vincent Esposito Jr. and Anthony Esposito and two great-grandchildren, Camden and Miles Hanscom. His sister, Nancy Abrecht; nieces, Carol and Debbie and a special friend Cheryl Winebarger.
He was preceded in death by his son Robert L. Bennett Jr. in 1963, his sister, Patricia Whisner and parents Nellie and Roland Bennett.
The family will receive friends from 6-8pm on Wednesday, June 29, 2022 at Stauffer Funeral Home, 8 E. Ridgeville Bvld., Mount Airy. A funeral service will be held at 11am on Thursday, June 30, 2022 at the funeral home, where visitation will be held for the hour prior to the service. Interment will follow in Pine Grove Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Frederick Health Hospice, Po Box 1799, Frederick, MD 21702.
Funeral arrangements will be made by Stauffer Funeral Home in Mount Airy.
Expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family at www.staufferfuneralhome.com