Deremiah Frye Mortuary Greene & Harrell Chapel

700 West Gourley Pike, Bloomington, IN


Christian Riley Bennett

February 3, 1997February 6, 2020

Christian Riley Bennett, 23, of Bloomington died Thursday, February 6, 2020 in I.U. Health, Bloomington Hospital. He was born February 3, 1997 in Bloomington to Erik Bennett and Michelle Cook Bennett. He had worked at Berry Plastics.

Survivors include his mother, Michelle (William Bower) Johnson of Bloomington; his father and step mother, Erik and Misti Bennett of Bloomington; his daughter, Graicsyn Riley Bennett of Bloomington; his lifelong best friend and mother of Graicsyn, Ashlee Runyon of Bloomington; his siblings, Sebastian Bennett of Bloomington and twins, Kirstyn and Jesse Johnson of Bloomington; grandparents, William Cook of Linton and Deloris Askren of Poland; and several aunts, uncles and cousins. He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Virginia Cook.

Christian had attended and was baptized at Souls Matter Apostolic Church. In school he was active in football and wrestling, he also enjoyed playing guitar, listening to music and having a good time.

There will be a memorial gathering on Wednesday, February 12, 2020 from 4:00 – 8:00 PM in Deremiah-Frye Mortuary, 700 W Gourley Pike. There will be a Celebration of Life at a later date.


  • Memorial Gathering Wednesday, February 12, 2020


Christian Riley Bennett

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William Cook

February 11, 2020

I picture him playing in the yard with his toy trucks and getting picked on by his BIG German Shepard. Strange how I picture him so young!

Hannah Mitchell

February 11, 2020

We have had so many great memories together that I just can’t pick one. We use to hangout all the time at Nicks house. We have had a lot really great times together & I’m definitely going to miss you. Heaven gained an angel 👼 My prayers go out to the family and your daughter. I’m very sorry for your loss.

Teresa Phillips

February 11, 2020

Chris ,
I didn't know you , but I did know your momma. I can't imagine the heartache that shes going through . And of course your baby girl . RIP Chris .

Nita , my thoughts and prayers are with you . I'm So sorry you are going through this😔 . May you feel comfort. You feel sad just remember all the good memories you had with him . 💗 ya !

Lisa Sullivan

February 11, 2020

I know there are No words that will make this better...I cannot imagine the Hell that you All are in...Cherish your memories...know that he will always he will Always be listening to you... He and Ginny are together and being silly I am sure...Until You Meet Again...
Chris was always so polite and had that little boy grin...he will always be that little boy with the blue Mohawk sitting so good at the salon front desk...Rest in Peace Sweet Boy...

Missy Byers

February 10, 2020

I don’t know this young man but have a son and he is 24 years old and couldn’t imagine what the family is going through just wanted to say I’m so sorry 😐 for the loss of your son and my prayers and thoughts are with y’all

Kat Runyon

February 10, 2020

I dont even know where to start there is so many of them!! But the best one was when we find out ashlee was pregnant with your beautiful daughter!! I remember so many things!! Its so hard to write this because there is so much I want to say!! Just stay beautiful for everyone!! I will always seen you when I look at the beautiful Daughter of your!!!
I love u Christian!! Rest easy an play your guitar really loud!!! So when it thunders we can here!!!

Diana Hillenburg

February 10, 2020

Michelle I am so very, very sorry about your son. You and his family has been on my mind. I will say a prayer for all of his loved ones. Again just so sad for you.

Cori Baugh

February 10, 2020

We spent so much time together... Blood or not, we were family... Little brother... Best friend... Back bone in situations I couldn't handle on my own... Every summer we spent at the quarries... Winters inside hanging out... You took care of me when I first broke my leg... You would come in the house in the morning and help me from my bed, change my ice packs out,and make sure I was comfortable in the living room... You would hang out for practically the whole day... I already knew that you were always going to be here for me, but helping me at my lowest, most vulnerable point in my life really meant the world to me... I have so many more memories with you, but that one was the most loving memory of you... Showed your caring, sensitive, loving side... I'm so happy I got to know you... I love you baby brother...

Christina Forrest

February 10, 2020

I will always love you Christian and i will forever miss you. Rest in peice cousin.

Gina Stillions

February 10, 2020

So sorry to hear this. Sending thoughts and prayers during this difficult time for you and your family.