James Maxwell Bennett

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June 24, 1936 - February 10, 2020
Born in Columbus, KS
Resided in St. Charles, MO

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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.

Guestbook Entries

  1. Brenda Novel February 12, 2020 at 6:51 pm - Reply

    I’m so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you all

  2. Skip and Eva Rich February 12, 2020 at 8:12 pm - Reply

    So sorry for the lose of a great man from earth and prayers for the family. God bless and keep you all. May you take comfort in knowing all the loved ones he is now with.

  3. Hamid Azimiaraghi February 12, 2020 at 8:20 pm - Reply

    So sorry for your loss.

  4. mike sears February 13, 2020 at 12:18 am - Reply

    So sorry to hear about Jim. It seems a long time ago that we were all neighbors.

  5. Bruce Holt February 13, 2020 at 7:17 am - Reply

    Jon so sorry for your loss. I know how you feel ,and trust me , it gets easier. All you were taught will stay with you.

  6. Theresa K. Summa-Howard February 13, 2020 at 2:09 pm - Reply

    candle 7So Sorry for your loss, my thoughts and prayers are with you guys!

  7. Michael & Lisa Rodgers February 13, 2020 at 3:50 pm - Reply

    Our loved ones live on in the memories.

  8. Jacquie Geary February 14, 2020 at 9:12 am - Reply

    Dear Jon and Andrew and family!
    So sorry for the passing of your dear Father and Grandfather. He and your Mom were always so nice to me. I will be praying for alll of you during this time of mourning. God rest his soul!

  9. Jacquie Geary February 14, 2020 at 9:20 am - Reply

    candle 7So sorry for the loss of your beloved Father. You and the family are all in my thoughts and prayers.

  10. Sandra Woods February 14, 2020 at 11:36 am - Reply

    Kathy and family. Praying for your peace and comfort at this time God bless.

  11. Rochelle & Greg White February 14, 2020 at 7:05 pm - Reply

    candle 8Our dear neighbor. You will be missed by everyone on Pralle Lane.

  12. Roger & Donna Russell February 15, 2020 at 3:43 pm - Reply

    We send our love and sincere sympathy upon the passing of your Dad.

  13. Craig DeHater and Diane Looser February 15, 2020 at 4:09 pm - Reply

    candle 7Sympathies to your family on the passing of your father. He will always be in our hearts.
    Jim was and always will be my buddy. He is dearly missed.

  14. Craig DeHater and Diane Looser February 15, 2020 at 4:29 pm - Reply

    candle 8Sympathies on the passing of your father. Jim will always be in our hearts. The Pralle Family will truly miss Jim.

  15. John W. Wells March 6, 2020 at 9:19 am - Reply

    candle 7Jon I am just seeing this. I am so very sorry for your loss.

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