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Bennett, Hershall "Floyd" -

Hershall "Floyd" Bennett

Kalamazoo - Hershall passed away Saturday, March 17, 2018 at Kairos Dwelling in Kalamazoo. He was born November 21, 1931 in Lamesa, TX, the son of Dr. John and Minnie Belle (Graham) Bennett. Hershall proudly served his country in the US Navy and Marines during the Korean War. For several years he had worked for the State of Michigan. In his spare time he enjoyed woodworking, bowling, playing cards and performing his famous magic trick. Hershall had been a Boy Scout leader and kindergarten bus aide. He was a member of the American Legion in Bristol, IN and the Otsego VFW Post #3030. In 1964 in Anaheim, CA he married Linda Taylor who survives. Also surviving are his children, Christina (Kraig) Thompson of Kalamazoo, Patricia (Gale) Dugan of Otsego, James Bennett of Howell and Jefrey (Michelle) Bennett of Portage; 11 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by his parents, 2 brothers and his in-laws. Friends may visit with Hershall’s family starting at 10:00 A.M., Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at the Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego, until the time of the funeral service at 11:00 A.M., with Pastor Joe Shaler officiating. Private family burial will take place at Poplar Hill Cemetery in Monterey Township. In lieu of flowers contributions in memory of Hershall may be made to Kairos Dwelling or Otsego VFW Post #3030. Messages of condolence may be posted at

Winkel Funeral Home
Winkel Funeral Home
207 E Allegan Street
PO Box 165
Otsego, MI 49078