Henry Morris Bennett of Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina, died on February 24, 2017 at Doylestown Hospital. He was 87 years old and the husband for 65 years of Marjorie Amy Roberts Bennett.
Born in Hatboro, he was the son of the late Levin Earle and Elizabeth Morris Bennett.
Morris lived with his wife and children in Warminster, Pennsylvania for years before moving to North Carolina in their retirement years.
Morris graduated from Hatboro High School in 1947 where he was a member of the band and orchestra. During high school he was employed by the Robinson Publishing Company. Following graduation he worked for the Bell Telephone Company of Pennsylvania for 42 years before retiring.
He is a past master and member of the W.K. Bray Lodge No. 410, Hatboro, Manteo Lodge No. 521, Manteo, NC and the Outer Banks Presbyterian Church, Kill Devil Hills, NC. He was Past Commander of the Outer Banks Coast Guard Auxiliary. Prior to moving to North Carolina, Morris was an active member at Neshaminy Warwick Presbyterian Church, Hartsville and Lu Lu Temple Shrine and Band.
Along with his wife, Marjorie, Morris is survived by his children: Norman R. Bennett (Marge), Mary E. Price (William), Katherine A. Landes and Carolyn R. Young (Allan). He is also survived by eight grandchildren: Amy Scherr (Greg), Amanda Demusz (Clint), Myra Burne (Jim), Tara Landes, Robert Landes, Joseph Landes, David Young and Douglas Young, as well as three great-grandchildren.
Relatives and friends are invited to his funeral service, 12 p.m., Tuesday, February 28, 2017 with a Masonic Service begining at 11:45 a.m., at Reed and Steinbach Funeral Home, 2335 Lower State Road, Doylestown, where the family will receive guests from 11 a.m., until the time of the Masonic Service. Interment will follow the service in Whitemarsh Memorial Park, Prospectville,
ln lieu of flowers a memorial contribution to in Morris’s name may be made to: Shriner’s Hospital for Children, Attn: Terry Diamond, 3551 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19140 or Doylestown Hospital Hospice, 595 West State Street, Doylestown, PA 18901.