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Shaun Eric Thomas Bennett

Shaun Eric Thomas Bennett, 40, of Baltimore passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, September 1, 2019, at his residence. He was born on February 10, 1979, in Lancaster, to Gene and Becky Sue (Wilkins) Bennett. Shaun owned and operated Bennett Lawn Care and was a contracted housing inspector for WSP. He enjoyed canoeing, fishing and loved spending time with his nieces and nephews.

Shaun is survived by his fiancé, Erin Green; father, Gene Bennett; brother, Craig (Jennifer) Bennett; sister, Lisa (Brian Davy) Bennett; brother, Brian (Fiancé Jessica Johnson) Bennett; nieces and nephews,  Jayden, Blayne, Bryanna and Adaline; uncle, Fred Wilkins; special cousin, Ralph Ingersoll; special extended family, Melissa Straits, Mackinley Straits and Leigh Rising-Miltimore; many cousins; and his special canine companion, Thurman.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Becky; grandmother, Mary Wilkins; and  close friend, Steven Svoboda.

Visitation will be from 2 – 4 and 6 -8 p.m. on Sunday, September 8, 2019, at the Sheridan Funeral Home, Lancaster. He will be buried in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Rushville, at a later date. In honoring Shaun’s wishes, cremation has taken place.

Memorial contributions may be made to Lifeline of Ohio 770 Kinnear Rd # 200, Columbus, OH 43212 in Shaun’s memory. To send an online condolence and sign guestbook, please visit

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