Porter J. Bennett Sr., 80, of Hinton went home to be with the Lord Wednesday, April 29, 2020 at his home following a three year battle with heart and lung disease.
Born May 1, 1939 at Hinton he was a son of the late Franklin J. and Edna Blanche Farley Bennett.
Porter was a member of Martha’s Chapel and a lifelong resident of Summers County. He was a retired conductor for CSX with 39 years of service. Porter enjoyed hunting, loved fishing and spending time with family and friends.
He was preceded in death by five brothers and four sisters.
Those left to cherish his memory include his wife of 50 years, Nancy B. Bennett; two sons, P.J. Bennett of Peterstown and Jessie Patterson of Hinton; three daughters, Rebecca Garletts and husband Mike of Hinton, Robin Anderson and husband Cameron of Knoxville, TN and Stephanie A. Hale of Hinton; twelve grandchildren and sixteen great grandchildren.
For the safety of the family and community, services will be private with Pastor Ed Dolphin officiating.