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Wash Hamilton "W.H." Bennett, III, 76, a resident of Jeanerette, LA and a native of Beaumont, TX, passed away peacefully on Tuesday May 14, 2019 at 12:31 AM at the Lafayette General Medical Center in Lafayette, LA.
Visitation will be observed on Saturday, May 25, 2019 from 9:00 AM until funeral services at 11:00 AM at the St. Paul United Methodist Church 1405 Annie Moore Drive Jeanerette, Louisiana 70544. A Celebration of Life, celebrating the life of Mr. Wash Hamilton Bennett, III will begin at 11:00 AM with Pastor Darrell W Briggs Sr., officiating the services. Burial will follow funeral services in the Heavenly Rest Cemetery in Jeanerette, LA.
"W.H.," as he was known to many, leaves to cherish his memories three daughters, Natalie (Emmanuel, Sr.) Bennett Butts and Michelle Bennett both of Jeanerette, LA and Monique Bennett Burrell of Cypress, TX; one son, Leman Bennett of Jeanerette, LA; two granddaughters, Candice Butts Ellis and Cidney Burrell; three grandsons, Emmanuel Butts, Jr., Christian Butts. and Jamal Bennett; one special grandson, Tristian Harris, five great-grandsons, Ka'Von, Ky'Lan, Ka'Sen Ellis and DeSean Moore; one great-granddaughter, Paisley Hypolite; one brother, Claude Bennett of Chula Vista, CA; two sisters, Norma Thibodaux of Houston, TX and Shelia (Clarence) Johnson of New Iberia, LA and a host of nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.
Wash was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara Narcisse Bennett and his parents, Walsh Hamilton, Jr. and Velma Hopes Hamilton.