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Edward J. Bennett

March 19, 1941 — April 18, 2024

Charleston, SC

Edward J. Bennett


Edward Joseph Bennett, 83 of Charleston, South Carolina, passed away on Thursday, April 18, 2024. 


Born on March 19, 1941, in Baltimore, MD, Edward was a son of the late William Wesley Bennett and Edith Delores Moon. 


Edward graduated from the University of Maryland with a Bachelors in Radiology. He was a champion pole vaulter while in college. He served in the United States Army in the Artillery Division and was a recipient of a Bronze Star. He worked as the Greens Supervisor at the Stono Ferry Golf Course. Edward was a wonderful husband, father, and grandfather. 


Edward was preceded in death by his parents, William Wesley Bennett and Edith Delores Moon, step-mother, Ilsa Bennett, sister, Patricia Wilson Sollars and brother, William Wesley Bennett.


Edward is survived by his wife of 40 years, Linda "Lin" Carol Bennett, three sons, Michael Bennett (Lisa), Jim Bennett (Vanessa), and Dan Caltagirone (Theresa), seven grandchildren, Patrick, Bryan, Meghan, Hunter, Jacob, Ethan, and Mara, sister, Pamela Wilson Bloink (Jerry), father-in-law, Hank Simpson, sisters-in-law, Barbara Simpson Fulghum (Phil), Sandie Simpson Puffinburger (Bobby), nieces and nephews, Tina, Carrie, Shannon, and Robert Solocinski, Grant Fulghum (Esther), Robby Puffinburger, and Danielle Puffinburger Grooms (Randy).


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Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to McAlister-Smith Funeral and Cremation - West Ashley, 2501 Bees Ferry Rd, Charleston, SC 29414, 843-722-8371.

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