Paul D. Bennett, Sr. (CE) died on July 11. He was
a retired colonel in the U.S. Army Reserve. After graduation, Paul
instructed ROTC cadets at Rose-Hulman. He then volunteered and
served with the Army Corps of Engineers from 1940-46 as a leader
with the 336th Combat Engineer Battalion. After the war, Paul
taught several courses at Rose- Hulman before accepting a position
with J. L. Simmons Company construction in Indianapolis.
Robert King (ME) died on July 7 in Lake Forrest,
Calif. He was a retired post engineer at Fort Huachuca, Ariz, was a
World War II veteran, and had several U.S. patents. Survivors
include his wife, Amelia; daughter, Janet; and son, Randel.
Robert K. Drake (EE), died on June 11 in
Hendersonville, N.C. He worked for General Electric from 1959 until
his retirement in 1983. He was preceded in death by wife, Jody. He
is survived by his daughters, Sonja Waddel and Cindy Waugh; five
grandchildren; and five greatgrandchildren.
Charles R. Dill (ME) died on June 11 in
Evansville, Ind. He worked in the engineering department for
Whirlpool Corporation for 35 years. He is survived by his wife,
Shirley; daughter, SuzeAnn Goedicke; son, Scott Dill, and two
Howard L. Scott (ME) died on July 12 in Raytown,
Mo. He was employed with Western Electric for 33 years, retiring
after serving as the machine design departments chief of the plant
in Lee's Summit, Mo. He was preceded in death by his wife, Carole.
He is survived by three children; sweetheart of 12 years, Georgene
Stinnett; seven grandchildren; and four greatgrandchildren.
John M. Newgent (CE) died on June 1. His
engineering and building skills were applied nationwide for
American Bridges, over 30 years, and Tylk & Wright (now TGRWA),
for 12 years. He is survived by his wife, Myrna.
Robert A. Fleming (BIO) died on June 17 in
Dallas, Texas. He worked for IBM for more than 30 years.
Ron Davis (CHEM), died on July 12 in Las Vegas.
He was director of technical regulatory, environmental, and quality
control affairs in the aerosol products industry, starting in 1987.
He was chairman of the aerosol products division of CSPA for two
two-year terms in 1994 and 2007. He is survived by his wife,
Claudette; one son, Jim Davis; and one granddaughter.
Eric "Ric" Miles (ME) died on July 20 in
Brighton, Mich. He was owner of Astrum Property Group. He is
survived by his wife, Lisa; sons, Evan and Chad; and daughter,
Michael Kohlmeier (CS) died on July 12 in
Indianapolis. He was recently employed by Eli Lilly after working
for Commonwealth Edison in Chicago and Navistar in Indianapolis.
Survivors include his wife, Angela; and children, Renee and Justin.