Lester R. Bennett Jr. of Bridgeville passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020.

Lester owned and operated Bennett Construction Co. He was a master carpenter. He was a veteran of the U. S. Army. He was an avid NASCAR fan, loved bowling, fishing, and hunting. He was a member of the Elks Lodge, the VFW, and the American Legion.

He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Norma Bennett; two daughters, Michelle Carter (Howard), Susan Bennett; a son, Lester R. Bennett III (Krista); grandchildren, Sean Carter, Shayne Carter, Tyler Daniels, Lester R. Bennett IV, Ethan Bennett and Cayden Bennett; one great-granddaughter, Caisleigh Carter; and two sisters, Rend Arnett and Dodi Craft.

Funeral services were held on Monday, Nov. 9 at the Cranston Funeral Home, 300 N. Shipley St., Seaford.

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