Bennett W. Vincent, 55, of rural Cambridge, died Monday, July 17, 2017, at his home. A funeral service was at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 20 at Cambridge United Methodist Church. The Rev. Rick McDaniel officiated. Pastor David Joyce gave the eulogy. Burial was in Rosedale Cemetery, in Cambridge. A visitation was from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 19 at the church. Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or to Pancreatic Cancer Research. Stackhouse-Moore Funeral & Cremation Services, in Cambridge, is assisting the family with arrangements.

Bennett W. Vincent, 55, of rural Cambridge, died Monday, July 17, 2017, at his home. A funeral service was at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 20 at Cambridge United Methodist Church. The Rev. Rick McDaniel officiated. Pastor David Joyce gave the eulogy. Burial was in Rosedale Cemetery, in Cambridge. A visitation was from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 19 at the church. Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or to Pancreatic Cancer Research. Stackhouse-Moore Funeral & Cremation Services, in Cambridge, is assisting the family with arrangements.

Bennett Wayne Vincent was born July 6, 1962, in Geneseo, the son of Hal Dean and Sally Wells Vincent. He was educated in Cambridge schools and graduated from Cambridge High School in 1980. Bennett attended Illinois State University, in Normal, and graduated in 1984 with a bachelor of science degree in agriculture business. His marriage to Bonita A. Brown took place on Sept. 5, 1987, at the Cambridge United Methodist Church. He was a lifelong farmer.

His memberships include the Cambridge United Methodist Church; Valley View Country Club, in Cambridge; and the American Bowling Congress Hall of Fame. He enjoyed bowling, golf, and family vacations. Bennett was an avid Chicago Cubs fan.

Those surviving are his wife, Bonita; a son and daughter-in-law, Brandon and Lynne Thompson, of Lutz, Fla; a son, Brinton Vincent (fiancée Perry Alekna), of Maquoketa, Iowa; a daughter, Bailey Vincent, of Bettendorf, Iowa; his parents, Hal Dean and Sally Vincent, of Cambridge; a brother and sister-in-law, Mitch and Doreen Vincent, of Cambridge; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Joni Secymore, of Cambridge; and Angela Vincent and Darryl Cherry, of Pearland, Texas. Other survivors include brothers-in-law and their wives, Ron Trout, of Atalissa, Iowa; Dale and Joanne Trout, of Saffell, Ark.; and Kevin and Sandy Brown, of Abingdon; a sister-in-law and her husband, Brenda and Jeff Brown, of Des Plaines; and several nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. His grandparents and a brother-in-law, Paul Secymore, preceded him in death.