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Ralph Newton Jay Bennett

December 29, 1966 - November 19, 2016

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In Loving Memory



Ralph Newton Jay Bennett, Jr., 49, of Kansas City, Missouri died Saturday, November 19, 2016. Born December 29, 1966, he was the son of Ralph Bennett, Sr. and Lucy Bennett. Siblings include Mary Ann, Donald, Cathy, Donna, Richard, Rachelle and Robert. Ralph was also a loving uncle to lots of nieces and nephews.



Ralph was a very special person to many. He was very happy and always energetic. From the moment he entered this world, he changed the way his parents looked at things. They were very proud that he...

In Loving Memory



Ralph Newton Jay Bennett, Jr., 49, of Kansas City, Missouri died Saturday, November 19, 2016. Born December 29, 1966, he was the son of Ralph Bennett, Sr. and Lucy Bennett. Siblings include Mary Ann, Donald, Cathy, Donna, Richard, Rachelle and Robert. Ralph was also a loving uncle to lots of nieces and nephews.



Ralph was a very special person to many. He was very happy and always energetic. From the moment he entered this world, he changed the way his parents looked at things. They were very proud that he was their son. He helped his siblings see things in a different light, and showed everyone that you do not need to be the same or do things the same way. There was always some way to get things done; to never give up; to never give in; to be proud of who you are and where you came from and to always have a smile on your face, no matter how bad life could be.



Ralph attended Maple Woods State School, graduating in 1987. He did many activities while in school, but one of his favorites was swimming. There was no one who loved water more than Ralph. He would live in the water, if he could. All of his summer days were spent at the local community pool; finally coming home when the pool closed for the day, only to wait for the next day until it reopened. Ralph spent some time with the Special Olympics, winning lots of medals for his team and making his family proud.



After graduating high school, Ralph moved into Concern Care, where he lived most of his adult life, making new friends and family. Ralph worked beside his housemates in the workshop, working very hard on making boxes. He also went on many new adventures with his home, loving every new experience and place. He was the type of person that everyone loved from the moment they met him. He never complained and was always happy to give a hand. Anytime he was asked for help, he never said no.



We will always miss Ralph and will never let go of the loving memories that he was able to share with us. But this is not goodbye because we will see him again one day.



A Celebration of Ralph’s life will be held at 10 AM on Saturday December 3, 2016; White Chapel Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers memorial are suggested to the family in Ralph’s name.



(Arr. White Chapel Funeral Home, 816-452-8419)