Funeral services for Raymond James Bentley, 81, of Mayking, will be held at noon today (December 7) at Carty Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Riley Bentley Cemetery in Deane.
Born in Deane, he was the son of the late Richard Broce and Stella Yonts Bentley. He died December 4 at Pikeville Medical Center.
Mr. Bentley was a member of the McRoberts Church of Christ, and a U.S. Army veteran.
Surviving are his wife of 47 years, Betty Stewart Bentley; a son, Raymond James Bentley Jr.; a daughter Sherry Shepherd and husband Tim of Knoxville, Tenn.; and two granddaughters, Hannah Shepherd and Malia Shepherd.