Richard K. "Rich" Bentley
Class of 1962
Richard K. "Rich" Bentley, 64, of Vienna passed away Oct. 10, 2008, at his residence.He was born in South Williamson, Ky., a son of the late Roy Lee BentleySr. and Edith Mae Stair Bentley.
He retired as a tour coordinator with the Blennerhassett Museum, Fort Boreman Park Board of Directors and was a member of First Presbyterian Church, where he served as a deacon.
Rich is survived by four sisters, Betty McCoy (Glen) of Vienna, Peggy Smith of Vienna, Brenda Sitz and Gloria J. Bentley, both of Avon, N.C.; two brothers, Paul Bentley of Vienna and Johnny Bentley (Emma) of Winchester, Va.; several nieces and nephews; and a very dear friend, Mimi Pitts.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers; three sisters; one niece; and one nephew.
Memorial services will be 1 p.m. Saturday (25 OCTOBER 2008) at First Presbyterian Church, 1341 Juliana Street, Parkersburg, with Paul Drake and the Rev. Michael Seeley officiating. Inurnment will follow in the First Presbyterian Church Columbarium. Cremation services have been entrusted to the Lambert-Tatman Funeral Home, 3005 Grand Central Ave., Vienna.
Memorial contributions may be made to Blennerhassett Museum, 137 Juliana Street, Parkersburg, WV 26101.