George H. Bonnett Sr., 79, of Butler, passed away Sunday, August 2, 2020 at Good Samaritan Hospice in Cabot following an extended illness.
He was born November 29, 1940 in Butler, the son of the late Ralph and Nellie (Hoy) Bonnett.
He was a retired US Navy Veteran who had served in Vietnam aboard a riverine craft. George was a life member of VFW Post #249, American Legion Post #779 and the Disabled American Veterans. He was a member of the Reformed Church of God. George was a chef at The Orchard in Butler.
Surviving are his two sons George H. (Helena) Bonnett, Jr.of California and Lance P. (Joy) Bonnett of Pittsburgh; his daughter, Chantelle (Mark) Templeton of Summerville, SC; a sister, Margaret Welty of Ohio; 4 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren; a number of nieces and nephews and his companion and best friend of many years, Linda J. Ochs of Butler.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Katherine (Patten) Bonnett and second wife, Barbara (Miller) Bonnett.
Military honors will be held at Young Funeral Home, Ltd., 127 W. Jefferson St., Butler, on Friday, August 7, 2020 at 2 PM.
Private interment in the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies.