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Jack Croxton Bennett
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  • St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church
    712 Wappoo Road
    Charleston, SC 29407
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  • The Charleston Trident Urban League,
    1064 Gardner Road, Ste 307
    Charleston, SC 29407

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“I was acquainted with Jack through the tax program. He was always kind to all the volunteers and personable at the annual appreciation party. He...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: John Drawdy - Summerville, SC

“I am SO sorry for your loss. Jack was a real Buddy of mine and a VERY special friend and I enjoyed SO much working with him in the tax program and...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: A friend

“Jack was such a special person and so wonderful to work with. He was always so positive and cheerful. We will miss him greatly at Urban League. ...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: William McLellan - Charleston, SC

“I am so sorry for your lost Jack was such a nice man working with him for years was fun Jack will be truly miss at the Charleston Trident Urban...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Melworth Marion - Charleston, SC

“Such a special man. Always Thought of others. I am so blessed to have had the opportunity to know Jack. I will truly miss him. My prayers for the...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Janis Tinsley - Ocoee, TN

“Our condolences. - George Isgette & Family ”
6 of 9 | Posted by: A friend

“my heartfelt condolences to you and family on your great loss. ”
7 of 9 | Posted by: betty quiat - charleston, SC

“It's always sad when we lose a true southern gentleman. Jack was truly a gentle man, and a joy to be around. I could never figure out who was the...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Robert 7 Myrna Huthmacher - FL

9 of 9 | Posted by: Olivia Grafton - Charleston, SC

It is with great sadness the family of Jack Croxton Bennett husband of Marian Fail Bennett announce his passing on Wednesday, October 9, 2019. He is now in the Home of his Heavenly Father, resting peacefully. His Funeral Service will be held Sunday, October 13, 2019 in St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, 712 Wappoo Road at 3:00 p.m. The family will receive friends at the church from 2:00 p.m. until the time of the service. Interment will follow in Live Oak Memorial Gardens. Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. West Ashley Chapel.

Jack was the first born of Gilbert D. Bennett, Sr. and Gertrude C. Bennett. He was born June 15, 1930 in Franklin, NC. He moved with his family to Charleston at age 14. Jack graduated from St. Andrew's Parish High School in Charleston, SC in 1947 and graduated from The Citadel with a bachelor of science degree in Civil Engineering in 1951. He was commissioned a 2nd lieutenant in the Army Corp of Engineers and received an honorable discharge in 1952. Jack was plant engineer and later general manager with Tidewater Concrete Block and Pipe Company in Charleston. In 1979, Lone Star Industries acquired the Tidewater Company and he remained with this company for the next ten years. Jack held several positions with Lone Star, but was primarily responsible for the operations of six concrete products plants in the Southeast.

In 1992, Jack joined Temple Trucking, Inc., a carrier specializing in the delivery of concrete products. He served as vice president and general manager of Temple Trucking until June 2002. In 2005, Jack became a Realtor and worked with Harbourtowne Real Estate. Again in retirement, Jack began preparing tax returns for The Charleston Trident Urban League. In 2007, he accepted the position of coordinator of the tax program (VITA) with the CTUL. Jack loved this job and the people he worked with. He was a member of St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church where he served as a deacon and an elder. Jack loved to read. He could be found many evenings with a book or his Kindle in hand. He was a quiet and gentle man who was known for his generosity and kindness to everyone he met. He dearly loved all of his family and the time he was able to spend with them. He will be surely missed especially by his loving wife who looks forward to meeting him one day in Heaven.

He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Marian; brother, Charles (Linda); his children, Rebecca Grafton (Mark), Randall Bennett, Henry Langston (Pat), Reba Langston and Lisa Nelson (Stephen); grandchildren, Daniel Grafton, Emily Grafton (Will), Olivia Grafton, Cody Nelson and Amanda Wingard (Thomas); three great-grandchildren, William, Charles and Lillian; nephew Steve Bennett (Paula). In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Gilbert D. Bennett, Jr., nephew, Charles Bennett Jr., nieces, Sheril Bennett Turner and Kathleen Bennett Bilow.The family sends many thanks to his caregivers: Cassandra, Mona, Nicole and Sylvia.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, 712 Wappoo Rd, Charleston SC 29407 or The Charleston Trident Urban League, 1064 Gardner Road, Ste 307, Charleston 29407.

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