Kansas City, Missouri — Gerald “Gene” Eugene Bennington, 72, found peace on May 29, 2019.

He was born July 12, 1946, and lived most of his life in El Dorado.  He graduated from El Dorado High School in 1964 and worked various jobs over the years from a public safety officer to dispatcher for Texaco Refinery.      

He is survived by daughter Stacy Waters (Paul); son Sean Bennington; daughter Melissa Kasten (Shane); and son Scott Bennington (Rachel); eight granddaughters, five grandsons, one great-granddaughter and one great-grandson.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Gerald and Wanda Bennington.