CUMBERLAND — Gerald Leroy Bennett, 78, passed away Aug. 14, 2012, in Michigan.
Born in Cumberland on Feb. 14, 1934, Gerald served five years in the United States Army.
He left behind six children, Audrey, Jerry, Sharon, Kevin, Kim and Brian; 16 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren. He also is survived by three brothers, Ronnie, Virgil and Bobby.
In accordance with Gerald’s request, he was cremated.
A service will be held Friday, Oct. 12, at 2 p.m. at the Maryland State Veterans Cemetery at Rocky Gap.