Charles Wayne Bennight  1938-2021


Charles Wayne Bennight, 83, of Mineola passed away on March 20, 2021. He was born on Jan. 19, 1938 in Sinton to Winston and Eunice Bennight. He was a retired U.S. Navy veteran and served in the Vietnam War, where he earned the Bronze Star Medal for heroism. He was a member of the American Legion, lifetime member of the NRA, Winnsboro Gun Club and former member of the Navy Trap and Skeet Team.

Mr. Bennight was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Sue Copeland.

He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Marina Bennight; two sons, Daniel Bennight and wife Maegan of Waco and Joseph Bennight and wife Sally of Waco; and two grandchildren.

Rosary and visitation was held March 26, 2021 from 9-11 a.m. at St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church in Mineola. A Mass of Christian Burial followed the rosary and visitation at 11 a.m. on March 26, 2021.