Richard Wayne Bennett, 82, of Newalla, died Monday, July 15, 2019, in a Norman nursing center.

Richard Wayne Bennett, 82, of Newalla, died Monday, July 15, 2019, in a Norman nursing center.

Services are planned for 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 24 at Walker Funeral Chapel. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery.

Richard was born July 18, 1936, in Indianapolis, Indiana, to Ralph & Lillie (Robinson) Bennett. He graduated from high school in Indiana and served in the United States Army. He worked for GM auto assembly for 33 years and was married to Jane Lee. Richard lived in Newalla most of his life, and was a member of the Republican National Committee, the NRA and DAV.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a daughter, Carol Bennett.

He is survived by his wife, Jane, of the home; five sons: John, Daniel, Carl, Billy & Dale; brother: Al Bennett; three sisters: Imogene, Connie and Marie; and a number of other relatives.