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Edwin  Bennett

Edwin Dewitt "Poppy" Bennett

Monday, March 21st, 1927 - Sunday, April 14th, 2019
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Obituary

Edwin Dewitt (Poppy) Bennett, 92, of Woodbine, MD; passed away on Sunday, April 14, 2019, surrounded by his family and friends at Carroll Hospital Center in Westminster. Born on March 21, 1927 in Winfield, MD., he was the son of the late Frank S. Bennett and Mary Dorsey Bennett. He was the husband of Ruth Vansant Bennett, his wife of 74 years.

Edwin attended Sykesville High School and then served his country in World War II as a U.S. Marine in 1944 – 46. When Poppy returned home, he and his father started a company, Modern Builders, and thus started his lifelong passion and career in wood construction. He retired in 1992 from the state of Maryland Department of Assessment and Taxation. After retirement he drove a school bus for the Carroll County Board of Education.

Edwin was a lifelong member of Ebenezer United Methodist Church in Sykesville, MD. Edwin was a charter member of the Taylorsville-Winfield Lions Club for 65 years, earning the Melvin Jones Award, and he was also a charter member of the Winfield Fire Department.

Surviving, in addition to his wife are son, Donnie and wife Cathy of Woodbine; daughter, Nancy Newcomer and husband Grayson (Dan) of Westminster; grandchildren, Suzanne (Bruce), Amanda (Rob), and Matthew; great-grandchildren, Marcus, Phillip and RJ. He was predeceased by brothers, Frank A. Bennett, and John R. Bennett.

The family will welcome friends on Thursday 2-4 & 6-8 PM; Taylorsville-Winfield Lions Club Memorial Service at 7:00 PM and a Winfield Community Volunteer Fire Company Memorial Service at 7:30 PM, at the Burrier-Queen Funeral Home & Crematory, PA., 1212 W. Old Liberty Road, Sykesville, MD 21784 (Beside South Carroll High School).

A Funeral Service will be held at Ebenezer U.M. Church, 4901 Woodbine Road, Sykesville, MD., 21784 on Friday, April 19, 2019 at 11:00 AM with Rev. Judith A. Emerson officiating.

Interment with Military Honors will be at Ebenezer U.M. Church Cemetery following the Funeral Service.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Ebenezer United Methodist Church Building Fund, 4901 Woodbine Rd., Sykesville, MD 21784.

Arrangements made by: Burrier-Queen Funeral Home & Crematory, PA online condolences to www.burrier-queen.com
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, April 18th, 2019 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    When
    Thursday, April 18th, 2019 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Location
    Burrier-Queen Funeral Home & Crematory, PA
    Address
    1212 W. Old Liberty Road
    SYKESVILLE, MD 21784
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Taylorsville-Winfield Lions Club Memorial Service 7:00 PM Winfield Community Vol. Fire Co. Memorial Service 7:30 PM
  • Second Visitation

    Thursday, April 18th, 2019 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Thursday, April 18th, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Burrier-Queen Funeral Home & Crematory, PA
    Address
    1212 W. Old Liberty Road
    SYKESVILLE, MD 21784
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Taylorsville-Winfield Lions Club Memorial Service 7:00 PM Winfield Community Vol. Fire Co. Memorial Service 7:30 PM
  • Service

    Friday, April 19th, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Friday, April 19th, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    Ebenezer U.M. Church
    Address
    4901 Woodbine Road
    SYKESVILLE, MD 21784
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Rev. Judith Emerson
  • Interment

    Location
    Ebenezer U.M. Church Cemetery
    Address
    Woodbine Road
    SYKESVILLE, MD 21784
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  • Reception

    Location
    Winfield Vol. Fire Dept.
    Address
    1320 W Old Liberty Rd
    SYKESVILLE, MD 21784
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Posted at 08:28pm
Nancy- I am sorry for your loss. Your family is in my thoughts & prayers. If your dad was like you, he was a shining light in the lives of others.
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Posted at 09:25pm
Sending Love and Prayers from Florida to Aunt Ruthie and my Entire Family.
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Posted at 03:27pm
May the family of Edwin Dewitt Bennett please accept my sincere condolences hoping you find comfort in God's words at Acts 24:16 and Psalm 37:29.
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