Henry James Bennett Jr., of Slidell, Louisiana, passed away on April 23, 2022, at the age of 79. He is a native of Petersburg, Virginia, born on September 25, 1942, to his loving parents, the late Henry James Bennett Sr. and Dorothy Rita Montz Bennett. Henry is the beloved partner of 27 years to Charlene D. Mora; cherished brother of Dorothy “Dottie” Powers, Melvin Bennett, Frances Bennett and the late Raymond Bennett, Gillis Bennett, Bobbie Bennett, and Mary Sullivan; and treasured uncle to a host of nieces and nephews.
Henry was a graduate of Slidell High School and then went on to earn an Associate’s Degree in Criminal Justice. He had a career as a private investigator and was the owner of Surveillance Technologies, Inc. He formerly worked for the Slidell Police Department and the Farmer Newspaper as a private investigator. Henry is the past owner of Fooser’s Den, Rustique Club, and Upstairs Lounge. He was also an instructor at Delgado Community College, ULM (Monroe), ULL, and LSU (Shreveport). Henry enjoyed fishing in his spare time. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Celebration of Life visitation on Saturday, April 30, 2022, from 12:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Audubon Funeral Home in Slidell. Memories and condolences may be expressed at www.AudubonFuneralHome.com
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