James Maxwell Bennett, of Saint Charles, MO, passed away Monday, February 10, 2020 at the age of 83. Beloved husband of the late Penny Bennett; cherished son of the late Homer and Mildred Bennett; devoted father of Michael (Heqing) Bennett, Eric (Barbara Anne) Bennett, Kathryn (Robert) Hicks, and Jon Bennett; loving grandfather of Melinda Martin, Ryan Bennett, Samantha Bennett, Jacob Bennett, Ashley Hicks, Andrew Bennett, Alexander Bennett, and Christopher Bennett; treasured great-grandfather of five; dear brother of the late Charles Bennett and the late Mary Baker. James is also survived by his best friend, his dog Tucker.
James proudly and honorably served in the United States Army Reserves. He retired from McDonnell Douglas and then he later retired from American Railcar Industries. James graduated from Pittsburg State University in Pittsburg, Kansas. He later served on the St. Charles County Republican Central Committee and was also a former Scout Master for Pack 971, and a proud member of the NRA.
James was dearly loved and will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
Memorials may be made in James' name to Five Acres Animal Shelter.