Mark K. Bennett, 48

December 04, 2008

OCT. 17, 1960-DEC. 3, 2008

RANSON, W.Va. - Mark K. Bennett, 48, of Ranson, died Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2008, at the home of Lynn Hypes in Ranson.

Born Oct. 17, 1960, in Winchester, Va., he was the son of Calvin M. Bennett of Aiken, S.C., and the late Betty Boyd Bennett.

He was a 1978 graduate of Jefferson High School.

He was a self-employed carpenter.

He was an Episcopalian.

In addition to his father, he is survived by his stepmother, Jane Bennett of Aiken; one daughter, Candace Howell of Inwood, W.Va.; his special friend, Lynn Hypes of Ranson; two sisters, Cindy Balshaw of Martinsburg, W.Va., and Lisa Fath of Ranson; two brothers, Christopher Bennett of Harpers Ferry, W.Va. and Matthew Bennett of Falling Waters, W.Va.; and one grandchild.


Services will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Melvin T. Strider Colonial Funeral Home in Charles Town, W.Va. The Rev. Melanie McCarley will officiate. Burial will be in Edge Hill Cemetery in Charles Town.

The family will receive friends Saturday from 10 to 11 a.m. at the funeral home.

It was his request that those attending his services wear blue jeans.

Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of the Panhandle, 122 Waverly Court, Martinsburg, WV 25403.

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