Harold Lee Bennett, of Dayton, died Sunday, December 6, 2012. He was born in Elkhart, Texas, November 1, 1933, to Robert Lee and Eula Kate (Gillespie) Bennett. He was a husband and father to two great men. He was preceded in death by a loving wife and mother, Marian Dell Cowan Bennett. He is survived by his two sons and numerous grandkids; Donnie Lee Bennett and wife Kari Bennett and children, and Robert Wayne Bennett and wife Carleen Bennettt and children, and numerous great grandchildren. Mr. Bennett retired from Arco Chemical Plant after 25 years of service and was a member of the Grapeland chapter of Free Masons. Graveside services will be held at Pilgrim Cemetery in Elkhart, Texas on Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at 1:00 PM, with Rev. Todd Nivens officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Bailey& Foster Palestine.