Richard Allen "Dick" Bennett, age 79 of Wymore passed away peacefully at home on July 29, 2019. He was born in Powell, Nebraska on August 13, 1939 to Allen Robert and Erma (McIlnay) Bennett. He attended St. John's Military School in Salina, KS from 1952 to 1953." He was a 1958 graduate of Alexandria High School. Dick served his country in the United States Navy from April 7, 1959 to March 22, 1963. He married Linda Lubben on June 30, 1964 and to this marriage, 4 children were born: Robert Allen "Robbie", Dawn, Jesse, and Elizabeth. He managed elevators for 24 years and worked as a machine operator at Neapco for 15 years. He and his family resided in Wymore for over 35 years. Dick remained a member of the American Legion in Alexandria and enjoyed the outdoors where he was a bowhunter, fisher, and gardener. He loved drawing, motorcycles - building and riding, and watching Westerns.\nSurvivors include his wife of 55 years, Linda; children, Dawn Bennett, Jesse Bennett, and Elizabeth Bird and husband Benjamin all of Beatrice; grandchildren, Rachel Bennett, Craig Bennett, and Khayman Bird; great grandson, Trillin Bennett; his beloved dogs, Roofus, Littlebit, Chico, and Rambo; several nieces and nephews; and a host of extended family and friends. He was preceded in death by his son, Robbie; parents, Allen and Erma Bennett; parents-in-law, Herbert and Jean Lubben; and sister, Jeanne Bennett-Nix.\nA celebration of life will be held on Tuesday, August 6, 2019 at 11:00 AM at the Laughlin-Hoevet Funeral Home in Wymore with Pastor Jack Magness officiating. Bright colors and casual dress are requested. A private family inurnment will take place at a later date. A register book will be available at the funeral home Monday, August 5 from 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM with the family greeting relatives and friends from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Big Indian Archers with the funeral home in charge. Sign Dick's online register book at www.ghchapel.com.\nThese services have been entrusted to the Laughlin-Hoevet Funeral Home in Wymore.