Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma

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Hugh Lofton Bennett, Sr.

Born: 12/28/1923

Died: 6/10/2000

Maiden Name: n/a

Honorific: n/a

Hugh Lofton Bennett, Sr., 76, passed away Saturday, June 10, 2000 in Cut Bank, Montana. Mr. Bennett was born December 28,1923 in Stuart, Oklahoma.

He was self-employed in the oil field, owning and operating Bennett Drilling. Company and H.B. Well Service. He also worked for Texaco Oil Company.

He enjoyed gun sports, hunting, trapping, fishing, outfitting and reading. He was also an avid horseman and possessed a special bond with animals, especially his horses and dogs. He had a deep love for his family and was a faithful friend. Mr. Bennett was very proud of his Choctaw heritage. He will be missed for his humor, good stories and laughter.

He was preceded in death by his parents, J.D. and Minnie Daniels Bennett; two sisters, Katie Price and Marjorie Duke; a great-grandson, Hugh Dawson Bennett, and a son-in-law, Joe Homer.

Survivors include his daughters, Saundra Farley of Oklahoma City, Melita Homer of McAlester, Oklalioma and Mickie Sutton of Helena, Montana; sons, Hugh Pete” Bennett of Casa Grande, Arizona, Jeffrey Bennett of Caddo Mills, Texas, John Bennett of Casper, Wyoming and Robert Bennett of Reeds Port, Oregon and Scott Bennett of Townsend, Montana; a sister Mary Billie of Vancouver, Washington; a brother Robert Bennett of Midwest City, OkJa-homa; 20 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; an aunt Letha Reed and an uncle Wilson Hall both of Oklahoma; a special nephew Robert Kittle of Hannah, Oklahoma; best friends Jack Moore of Cut Bank and son-in-law Jim Farley of Oklahoma City; numerous nieces nephews cousins and many many friends.

Hugh Lofton Bennett, Sr.