Willard Darnell Bennett
1951 – 2017
Willard Bennett, born October 13, 1951, passed away peacefully at home on June 15, 2017.
Willard was born in Schurz, Nevada to Gilbert and Flossie Bennett. He was a member of the Washoe Tribe of NV & CA and raised in Woodfords, California.
Preceded in death by his parents Gilbert and Flossie Bennett, brother Gilbert Bennett, Jr., brother baby Curtis, nephew Danny Wyatt, and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Willard is survived by his wife, Barbara Ann Bennett; children Amber, Aaron, Adam, Alan, and Evan Bill; grandsons Raymond Charley and Levi Bill; brothers Millard Bennett of Carson City; Dwight, Phillip, and Gregory Bennett, of Woodfords, CA; sisters Linda Shoshone of Gardnerville, and Florene Bennett of Woodfords, CA; and numerous uncles, aunts, cousins,nieces and nephews.
A public viewing will be held on Friday, June 23rd from 3:00-4:30pm at Walton’s, 1521 Church Street., Gardnerville
Funeral and burial services will be held on Saturday, June 24th at 11am at the Hung A Lel Ti Gym, Woodfords Indian Community. Public burial and dinner immediately following.
Food donations are greatly appreciated and a GoFundMe account was created to help with funeral expenses. Go to gofundme.com/willard-bennett-funeral-expenses.