John Richard Bennett, son of William Thomas and Joyce Barbara Bennett was born on August 10, 1951. John received his wings on July 9, 2020. He is survived by his devoted and loving wife Darreyl Cherry Bennett. As well as his siblings; Ronald Thomas, Roger Thomas, Sharon Cook (Stanley), Helene Thomas, Deborah Baker, Denise Mason, Donna Taylor, Kevin Prince and Darryl Prince (deceased). His three children; John Thomas Jr. (Anika), Robin Clemmons (Illya), Sharon Hunt Patterson (Gregg). As well as eight grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.