Donald Edward ‘Ed’ Bennett, 72

Donald Edward “Ed” Bennett, 72, of Ocean View, Del., formerly of Sparks, Md., passed away on July 16, 2018. He was born in Reisterstown, Md., to the late Donald Newton Bennett and Anna Kathryn Garman Bennett.

After graduation from Franklin Senior High School and then Duke University, he made his career in banking and finance. In his spare time, Bennett spent hours on his bike, exploring Ocean View, Bethany Beach and all of the surrounding areas. He found much pleasure in simple things and particularly appreciated nature and music.

Bennett is survived by his wife of 38 years, Patricia A. Bennett, and many cousins from the Garman family.

Services were to be private. Condolences may be sent online at In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Delaware Hospice; 100 Patriots Way; Milford, DE 19963.