Charles Hugh Bennett Sr.

charles  bennett

March 18, 1943 ~ April 25, 2024

Born in: Moore Co, NC
Resided in: Moore Co, NC

Charles H. Bennett Sr., “Cowboy”, age 81, took his final ride home on Thursday, April 25, 2024. 

Born on March 18, 1943, in Moore County, he was a son of the late Curtis Raymond and Hazel Brown Richardson Bennett. 

He was a real cowboy, true to his nickname, he drove a semi truck and loved raising his Quarter horses. 

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother: Raymond Bennett. 

Charles is survived by his children: Michelle Bennett, Sherri Bennett, Charles “Butch” Bennett Jr. (Erin), Justin Bennett (Whitney); girlfriend: Julia Bambauer; grandchildren: Morgan, Preston, Madison; sister: Mary Ann Gray; nieces and nephews: Kirk (Kim), Shannon (Sean), Ryan (Lisa), Ray Jr.; and his aunt Pansy Teague. 

A graveside service will be held on Sunday, April 28, 2024 at Crain’s Creek Cemetery in Cameron at 4 pm with Pastor Jason Cheek officiating. The family will receive friends on Saturday, April 27, 2024 at the home of Justin and Whitney Bennett from 5-8 pm. 

Online condolences may be offered at 

Fry & Prickett Funeral Home is honored to serve the Bennett family. 


Graveside Service: April 28, 2024 4:00 pm

Crains Creek Cemetery
Crains Creek Road
Carthage, NC 28327

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  1. Michelle, Sherri, Butch & Justin, we are so sorry for your loss. Please know that your Daddy will be terribly missed. Hugs to you all and prayers for peace and comfort.

    Our deepest condolences,
    Phillip Odom & Jaime Odom Rouse

  2. Sending out love and prayers to all the family. Know you will miss Charles. May his memories be a blessing to you during this difficult time.

  3. To the family:
    Your all in my thoughts and prayers! Cowboy will be greatly missed by all who knew him, he was a one of a kind guy!!! Rest in peace my friend!!!

  4. Sherry and family we are so sorry for your loss, please know that you are all in our thoughts an prayers.

  5. Charles was a neighbor when we were growing up. We always had great times when it snowed. Charles and I rode horses through my high school years. Memories of those rides through the woods of our parents adjoining farms are special. Rest in peace.

  6. Sorry for your loss Bennett family,. Charles will be missed.
    In our prayers for peace and comfort .

  7. I am one of your Aunt Thelma’s granddaughters. I’m so sorry for your great loss. I’m sending prayers for peace and comfort for the entire family.

  8. I am so very sorry to hear of Charles passing. I have just now learned of this. My heart and my prayers are with you all. He truly was a cowboy. I can see him walking into Aunt Hazels house as if it were yesterday. Sending lots of love to you all during this time of grief.

  9. Sherri,
    Chris and I are so sorry for the loss of your Dad, We pray everything will be ok with you, We only found out about this a couple hours ago. If there is anything we can do or help out in any way please let us know.
    your neighbors
    Dorsey and Chris Corder

  10. I will always remember the great times many, many people enjoyed just by knowing Charles. From the earlier days of hanging out at Price’s Grill and drag racing on “Holders dragstrip,” to riding horses all over Cameron and surrounding areas. Thankful to have known Charles. RIP

  11. Remembering the great times many of us had knowing Charles from the early days of hanging out at Price’s grill and drag racing with Charles in his SS Chevelle on “Holder’s dragstrip” to riding horses all over Moore County. RIP.

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