Bill S. Bennett

Augusta, GA – Bill S. Bennett, 86, husband of 54 years to the late Celeste Bowen Bennett, entered into rest Saturday, December 11, 2021.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, December 15, 2021, at 2:00 PM from the chapel of Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors with Pastor Phillip Thigpen officiating.

Mr. Bennett, son of the late Leona Crews Bennett and Robert Bennett, was born in Screven County and was the owner of Bill S. Bennett Construction. He was a former member of Central Baptist Church and frequently visited Abilene Baptist Church with his daughter when he could.

In addition to his parents and his wife, he was preceded in death by his son, Don Bennett; his sisters-in-law, Connie Bennett, Vivian Bennett, and Sarah Bennett; his sister, Cynthia Tillman; his brothers, Robert D. Bennett and Lovett Bennett, Sr; and his half-sisters, Thelma Davis, Elma Irwin, and Birdie Harvey.

He is survived by his daughter, Lynn Bennett Thigpen (Phillip); his grandchildren, Jennifer Lynn Levengood (Matt Dodgen), Lance Christopher Thigpen, and Chad Bennett; his great grandson, Landon Bill Levengood; his brothers, Donnie L. Bennett, and Chesley Bennett; numerous nieces and nephews; and Priscilla Goodin.

The family will receive friends and guests Wednesday from 11:00 AM until the hour of service at the funeral home.

If so desired memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 2607 Commons Blvd, Augusta, GA 30909.

Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors, 2502 Richmond Hill Road, Augusta, GA, 30906.

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