Whitesburg KY

William Bentley dies at 87

William Thomas Bentley, 87, of Eubank, died November 29 at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.

Born in Etty, he was a son of the late Andrew Jackson and Marilyn Burkes Bentley. He was married to the late Bonnie Joyce Mullins Bentley, and after her death married Leona Todd Bentley, who survives him.

He was also preceded in death by a stepson, Tim Todd; a brother, Douglas Fairbanks Bentley; and four sisters, Hazel Johnson, Barbara Strange, Annie Elkins and Janie Yarber.

He was a retired miner from Beth Energy, a U. S. Army veteran, and a member of Eubank Church of Christ.

Surviving in addition to his wife are a daughter, Shirley Bentley Ingram and husband Russell, Nancy; a stepson, Herbert K. Todd, Kings Mountain; two grandchildren, Marcus Ingram and wife Lori and Jennifer Wilson and husband Chris; two step- grandchildren, Kaitlyn Leanne Todd and Logan Andrew Todd; and two great-grandchildren, Jacob Hampton and Madeline Wilson.

Funeral services were held December 2 in Science Hill and December 3 at Carty Funeral Home in Neon. Burial was in Green Acres Cemetery in Whitesburg.

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