Pink Pearl passes away

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Pink Pearl passes away

Postby TeamMina » Thu 2013-01-10, 23:51:10

Anyone who has cached around the Fort Wayne/Northeast Indiana area has likely found a Jim Bennett (aka Pink Pearl) cache or two.
He passed away on January 8th.

This is a link to his planned services: ... t-95052574

And here is his geocaching profile. ... 439e0&ds=2
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Re: Pink Pearl passes away

Postby Team_Maltese » Fri 2013-01-11, 07:26:05

Sad news, he will be missed.

Here is the information from the Journal Gazette:
JAMES E. BENNETT, 66, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013, at his residence. Born in Syracuse, N.Y., James worked as an Electrical Engineer with Raytheon for 33 years. He also was an Air Force veteran serving in the Vietnam War. Surviving are his daughter, Kimberly (Leon) Edwards of Kokomo; son, Jeff (Miriam) Bennett of Huntertown; five grandchildren; two brothers; and five sisters. He was preceded in death by his parents, Oscar and Thelma Bennett.

Service is 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 14, 2013, at D.O. McComb & Sons Pine Valley Park Funeral Home, 1320 East Dupont Road, with calling one hour prior.
Calling also from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013, at the funeral home.
Burial to be at a later date in Marion National Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Wounded Warrior Project.
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Re: Pink Pearl passes away

Postby T-Hunter » Fri 2013-01-11, 18:04:25

I had the wonderful opportunity to meet Jim on several occasions including a race to a FTF on a puzzle cache in Ft Wayne which I barely won. He was a very nice gentleman and had many many geocaching friends. He will certainly be missed. :(

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