Thomas Wilson Bennett

Thomas Wilson Bennett, 92, of Mauldin, widower of Eleanor Poulos Bennett, died on Thursday, September 2, 2021.

Born in Marlboro Co, SC, he was the son of the late William Marvin & Elizabeth Stanton Bennett. Mr. Bennett served our country as a U.S. Marine having served in WWII and the Korean Conflict.

Mr. Bennett is survived by a daughter, Eva C. Bennett; and a son, Dennis L. Bennett, all of Mauldin.

Mr. & Mrs. Bennett were married sixty-seven years until her date of passing in January of 2021. They loved church and traveling, having driven to all forty-eight contiguous states, Alaska, Hawaii, Canada and Mexico.

A Private Funeral Service will be held for the family in the Mauldin UMC Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to: Mauldin United Methodist Church.

Condolences to the family of Thomas Wilson Bennett

  • Kay Teer
    3 years ago

    Dear Eva and Dennis,
    Though we have never met I had the pleasure of meeting your dad when he befriended my 97 year old mother shortly after he moved in the Springs. She had only been there a couple of weeks and was still feeling her way into this new life in assisted living. His warm caring Christian way gave her much joy! They shared meals snd talks on the porch encouraging one another in their faith journey at this stage of their full lives. May you find comfort knowing his winsome ways we’re just what so many there needed and loved.

  • Donna Martin
    3 years ago

    Such a sweet, sweet man who will be dearly missed. He always came by my office to give me a big hug and make my day! He lived such a long and fruitful life, and he just seemed to spread joy everywhere he went!

  • Sandy Brown
    3 years ago

    Mr. Bennett was a dear, kind gentleman with a positive and independent attitude. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him at Thrive Upstate.

  • Frank & Jeanie Bryan
    3 years ago

    To the family of Tom Bennett
    Tom was good person and I enjoyed talking with him when he was visiting Eleanor at the Springs. I was so sorry to hear about his passing. He and Eleanor are together again.
    Frank and Jeanie Bryan

  • Dear Eva and Dennis,
    My heart is sad at the death of your dad. He was a great man and he loved you and Dennis so very much! My prayers are with you Eva and your sweet brother Dennis. Your Daddy is in heaven with your lovely mom now. Thanks be to God. Love to you, Marsha Zerfoss Ferrell and Bob Zerfoss

  • Brian Patton
    3 years ago

    My family had the pleasure of living next door to Mr. and Mrs. Bennett for nearly 45 years. You couldn’t ask for better neighbors or friends. Mr. Bennett, thank you for your service to this country, Semper Fidelis.

  • Heaven has added a sparkle of sunshine , he was an inspiration to each person that he came in contact with. It was my pleasure to know him through Thrive Upstate where our sons share their daily lives. So thankful for his joyful life and the smile he always shared !

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