Waylon Bennett Death, Obituary – Waylon Wayne Bennett, age 6, passed away at his home on January 18, 2023, on the 18th of the month. He was born in Muncie on the 12th of June, a Sunday, in 2016. Waylon was only thirteen months old when doctors made the diagnosis that he had brain cancer. He was in the battle for five and a half years, and he has since passed on to the heavenly realm. He was a huge fan of Sesame Street and had a great time visiting the theme park in Pennsylvania dedicated to the show.
Playing with Play-Doh and watching his favorite movies were two of Waylon’s absolute favorite things to do in the world. He had no difficulty making friends with anyone he came into contact with and maintained a cordial demeanor at all times. Surviving members of his family include his grandmother, Kimberly Bennett; his mother, Kimberly Brooke Dale (and her husband, Shaun); his brothers and sisters, Braylin Mulford, Leelin Mulford, Mylah Mulford, Landon Dale, and Lailah Dale; maternal grandfather, Jeff Jones; great-grandmother, Loretta DeWitt; aunts and uncles, Daryl and Kimberly Bennett, and Michelle and John Weldon; great- His great-great-grandparents, Clayton and Janet Whitcomb, as well as his great-grandmother, Connie Jones, passed away before he was born.
On Tuesday, January 31, 2023, at one o’clock in the afternoon, funeral services will be held at Elm Ridge Funeral Home, which is located at 4600 West Kilgore Avenue, Muncie, Indiana 47304. Elm Ridge Memorial Park will serve as the location for the private burial. On Tuesday, the Elm Ridge Funeral Home will be open for visitation beginning at eleven in the morning and continuing until one in the afternoon.
The family of Waylon would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to all of the physicians, nurses, and staff members at St. Jude Children’s Hospital and Riley Hospital for Children for the extraordinary love and care that they provided for Waylon, as well as to everyone at Miller’s Flower Shop for all of their love and assistance. Online condolences and remembrances of the deceased can be shared at elmridgefuneralhome.com for the benefit of the family.