Herman "Jug" BennettAugust 9, 1937 ~ December 28, 2017 (age 80)
Rogersville: Herman "Jug" Bennett, age 80, of Rogersville, went to meet his heavenly Father in a land that knows no sickness, pain or death Thursday, December 28, 2017 at his residence following an extended illness.
Jug lived his whole life in Hawkins County. He was a born again Christian and a faithful member of Howe's Chapel Missionary Baptist church until his health declined. He loved working the land and was a dairy farmer for many years. Jug also proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. He was well known, loved and respected by everyone who knew him. He was preceded in death by his parents, L. F. and Leona Bennett; sisters; Dessie (T) Christian, Cecile (Conley) Lewis, Dorothy (Grady) Barrett and Florence (Cecil) Lewis; brother, James O."Jeep" Bennett.
Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Joann Mullins Bennett of the home; sons, Dale Bennett and wife, Lisa of Church Hill and Steve Bennett and wife, Janet, of Kingsport; grandchildren, Julie McCoy, Courtney Jones and husband, Jacob, Jordane Kilgore and husband, Josh and Benjamin Bennett; a host of cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.
Visitation hours will be 11:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. Saturday, December 30, 2017 at Howe's Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, Rogersville and others times at the home, 151 Stanley Valley Road.
Funeral service will follow the visitation at 1:00 P.M. at the church with Rev. Ray Mullins officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
The family would like to say a special thank you to Morristown staff of the U. T. Hospice,his nurse, Jonathan Lawson, the staff of his home based primary care unit with Department of Veterans Affairs, and also his daily care givers, Pearl, Shelly, Debra, Stacy and Whitney.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Hospice or the Alzehiemers Association in Mr. Bennett's memory.
Online condolences may be made at www.broomefuneralhome.com\
Broome Funeral Home, Rogersville is honored to serve the Benett family