James P. Bennett


James “Jim” Port Bennett, 72, a resident of Valley Bend, passed from this life Thursday, May 2, 2019, at River Oaks Nursing Home in Clarksburg.

James was born Friday, Jan. 17, 1947, in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, a son of the late Port Bennett and Alpha Zola Vandevender Bennett.

On March 14, 2009, in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, he married the former Vera Ellen Sanders, who survives.

Also left to cherish his memory are three children, James P. Bennett Jr., Shane Michael Bennett and wife Tomi, all of Ohio, and Jeff A. Cutright and wife Lora of Norton, two grandchildren, Abigail Shipley, and Allie Cutright, and two siblings, Ivan Bennett of Winter Haven, Florida, and Catholine Bennett of Akron, Ohio.

Preceding Jim in death besides his parents were two daughters, Sonya Marie and Dawn Marie Bennett, and two brothers, Roy and Forrest Bennett.

James graduated Cuyahoga Falls High School and had been employed as a stamper at the Chrysler Corp. for 40 years. Jim was a good Christian man.

James’ request for cremation was honored. A Celebration of Life will be held at the Randolph Funeral Home Sunday, June 9, from 1 to 2 p.m., the funeral hour. Pastor Walter Cardinas will officiate.

The Randolph Funeral Home and Cremation Services has been entrusted with the arrangements for James Port Bennett. Send online condolences to the family at www.therandolphfuneralhome.com.