Robert F. Bennett Jr., 80, of Tellico Village, passed away June 12, 2019, surrounded by his loving family.

Robert graduated from high school in Parma, Ohio. He attended Purdue University, where he earned a degree in electrical engineering. He served in the U.S. Navy on the U.S.S. Oriskany. He enjoyed family, fishing, target shooting and working on his computer.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Robert F. and Catherine Bennett; and sister, Mary Dawn Bennett and Richard Bennett.

Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Sandra "Sandy" Bennett; his three extraordinary children, Cindy Al-Saleh (Suleiman), Robert (Rusty) Bennett and Amanda Bennett; two wonderful grandchildren, Ghaleb and Roa Al-Saleh; siblings, Ronald (Sara) Bennett, Patricia (Dale) Phinney and Peggy (Randy) Chekouras; and several nieces and nephews.

Per his wishes, there will be no service.

Memorials may be made to The Public Library at Tellico Village.

Click Funeral Home & Cremations-Tellico Village Chapel is serving the family of Robert F. Bennett Jr.