James D. Bennett III 1942-2020

YOUNGSTOWN — James Davis Bennett III, 77, passed away Saturday afternoon, Jan. 11, 2020, at Continuing Health Care of Boardman.

He was born Sept. 12, 1942, in Clarksburg, W.Va., a son of James Davis Bennett Jr. and Frances Knapp Bennett.

Jim was in finance with Citizens Budget Co. for over 40 years, retiring in 2012. He was a 1960 graduate of East Liverpool High School and attended Youngstown State University and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Florida.

Jim was a member of Zion Lutheran Church. He was also a member of TAU KAPPA EPSILON Fraternity, a longtime member of Austintown Kiwanis Club, numerous Bible study groups and the Brigade of the American Revolution. He was also on the board of trustees of the Warren Junior Military Band.

Jim was a supporter of the Ida Band in Michigan. He enjoyed traveling and would often take road trips. He loved music and history, especially the American Revolution period.

Jim is survived by his wife of 55 years, the former Carol A. Barth, whom he married Oct. 24, 1964; his son, Christopher (Ako Toma) Bennett of Temperance, Mich.; his daughter, Cindy Fabry of Santa Cruz, Calif.; his brother, Timothy (Jane Ann) Bennett of Gwinn, Mich.; his grandchildren, Megan Fabry, Echo Bennett, Brooke Fabry, Sora Bennett and Leo Bennett; and many nieces and nephews.

Jim was preceded in death by his parents.

Friends may call 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020, at Zion Lutheran Church, followed by the service at 11 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Jim’s name may be given to the American Diabetes Association, 4500 Rockside Road, Independence, OH 44131, or to Zion Lutheran Church, 3300 Canfield Road, Youngstown, OH 44511.

Family and friends may visit www.lanefuneral homes.com to view this obituary and send condolences.

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