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James Harley Bennett, Jr.

April 17, 1954 — November 25, 2020

James Harley Bennett, Jr. 66, of Homerville passed away Wednesday, November 25, 2020, at Clinch Memorial Hospital after a sudden illness. He was born in Homerville to the late James Harley and Betty Hughes Bennett. Mr. Bennett was a 1972 graduate of Clinch County High School and graduated from Valdosta State College with a Business Administration degree. He was a beekeeper for many years and retired from the State of Georgia as a State Agriculture Inspector. Mr. Bennett was a member of First Baptist Church. Along with his parents he was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Isham and Gladys Thornton Bennett; maternal grandparents, Kenneth and Helen Johnson Hughes; one uncle, Clifford Bennett. Survivors include his wife Vanessa Corbitt Bennett; one son, Bryan Bennett (Crystal) of Homerville; two step-children, Ben Gillis (Natasha) of Dupont, Melanie Wynn (Jamie) of Dupont; six grandchildren, Weston, Abbie, Brady, Hunter, Fisher, and Edward; two sisters, Anne Britt (Greg) of Centerville, GA, Lisa Forshee (Tim) of Tifton, GA; nieces and nephews, Jarrett, Kristin and Cole Britt, Lindsey, and Zach Forshee; one uncle, Kenneth Bennett (Phyllis) of Homerville. A graveside service will be held Monday morning at 11 am at Pine Forest Cemetery. Sympathy may be expressed online at Roundtree Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
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