Karol J. Bennett, Jr. (Bear), 67, of Parkersburg, W.Va. passed away December 25, 2013 at his residence.
He was born June 11, 1946 in Wood County a son of the late Karol Joseph Bennett, Sr. and Genevieve Reynolds Bennett.
He retired after 34 years of service with O'Ames and was a minister with Prayer Chapel Church in Parkersburg for over 20 years. Karol was also a veteran of the U.S. Army.
Bear is survived by his wife, Terry Argabrite Bennett; one son, Jeremy (Paula) Bennett of Parkersburg; three sisters, Nora (Harold) Anderson, Pam Bennett and Shelby Bennett all also of Parkersburg; one brother, Rick (Kathy) Bennett of Waterford, Ohio; brother-in-law, Lynn Roush of Parkersburg plus his beloved dog, Izzy.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister Carolyn Roush.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, December 28, at 1 p.m. at Lambert-Tatman Funeral Home, 2333 Pike Street, south Parkersburg with Alan Tennant officiating. Burial will follow the service at Lubeck Cemetery. Visitation will be on Friday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.