Michael Dale Bennett

January 6, 1955January 17, 2018

Michael Dale Bennett died peacefully on January 17, 2018 in Spencer, North Carolina at the age of 63.

Michael was survived by his wife, Kim Bennett, of 41 years, of Landis, North Carolina. Michael was also survived by two children, Amber Bennett Nichols of China Grove, North Carolina and Joshua Michael Bennett and wife McKenna of North Richland Hills, Texas. Michael was the proud grandfather of four grandchildren, Zoey Reese Nichols, Zander Wyatt Nichols, Kaylee James Bennett, and Colbie Grace Bennett. He is also survived by his siter Kathy Bennett Smith and husband Kim, of China Grove and his brother Ricky Bennett of Salisbury, North Carolina.

Michael was born on January 6, 1955 in Mooresville, North Carolina to Howard and Hazel Bennett. He attended South Rowan as a member of the class of 1973. Michael married Kim Lambert in 1977. Michael worked for a variety of places throughout his life, but most of it was at Charlotte Motor Speedway as a maintenance engineer. In his spare time, he enjoyed restoring old cars for his daughter and with his son.

Visitation will be held on Friday, January 19 at Linn-Honeycutt in Landis from 6:00-8:00 PM. Graveside services will he held on Saturday, January 20 at West Lawn Cemetery in China Grove at 11:00 AM. Memorials can be made to the Western Carolina Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association in his memory.

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  • Visitation Friday, January 19, 2018
  • Graveside Service Saturday, January 20, 2018

Michael Dale Bennett

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January 23, 2018

"From the grave I will redeem them. From death I will recover them."
(Hosea 13:14)
May your family be strengthen by wonderful memories, warm love and by the promise of life.

January 22, 2018

So sorry for your loss. Jesus wept after the death of his friend Lazarus. John 11:35 We weep along with you. His example was written in the Bible to give us hope.
Rom. 15:4

Charlotte Davis

January 19, 2018

RIP sweet man.
Sorry for the loss of a great man.

Bob Chandler

January 19, 2018

Rest in peace, Michael! Another classmate of South Rowan class of 73.

Vanessa Freeze

January 19, 2018

Sorry for your loss.

Becky Lippard

January 19, 2018

RIP to our South Rowan classmate. May friends and family find God's peace at this time.

January 18, 2018

May God's loving kindness comfort you and help you through this very sad time
Psalms 29:11