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Bradley  Alan  Bennett
     Bradley Alan Bennett, 52, of North Platte passed away at his home Thursday, June 13, 2013 after a lengthy battle with cancer. Brad was born on Dec. 10, 1960 in Garden City, Kans. to Harold and Barbara (Griffith) Bennett.
     He grew up in Scott City, Kans. and graduated with the class of 1978.
     He joined the Marines right after high school. After his discharge he returned to Kansas and worked in construction, Iowa Beef Processors and manufacturing.
     On Aug. 18, 1987 he married Amy Morgan in Scott City.
     Brad managed a feed mill before the family moved to North Platte in 1992.
     He worked for Ron Stahla Construction and then North Platte Feeders as a feed mill manager and the family moved to Wallace.
     In 2006 Brad hired on the Union Pacific Railroad as a switchman and the family moved back to North Platte. He had to quit work at the UPRR due to health reasons.
     Brad was an avid fisherman. He later enjoyed auctions and trading on EBay. He liked watching NCIS and the Huskers on TV.
     Brad was a man who could have a strong will but would do anything for his family and friends.
     Brad is survived by his wife; one daughter, Tessa Bennett; two sons, Cass and Russ all of North Platte; grandson Nathaniel of California; mother of Scott City; two sisters, Trudy Bennett of Wichita, Kans. and Linda (Dana) Goforth of Garden City; one brother, Junior Bennett of Scott City; and one niece and two nephews.
     He was preceded in death by his father; his grandparents; four aunts and two uncles.
     Memorials are suggested to the American Cancer Society.
     Cremation was chosen. A private memorial service will be held at a later date. Adams & Swanson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
First published in The North Platte Bulletin print edition on 6/19/2013
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