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Jack Edward Bentley

July 11, 1952 ~ May 2, 2021 (age 68)

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Jack Edward Bentley, age 68, passed away Sunday, May 2, 2021 at his residence. Born in Lackey, Kentucky to Lloyd and Mildred Bentley, Jack came to Edgewater six years ago from Fort Lauderdale.
Jack was a good father, loyal friend, and dedicated partner. He served honorably in the U.S. Marine Corps, was a Vietnam Veteran, and worked as an Operator in a Waste Water Management facility. He had a love for reading, fishing, and boating. 
He is loved and survived by his son, Harrison Bentley; daughter, Katrina Doyle and her husband, Christopher; his two grandchildren, Grace and Bentley Doyle; his partner, Denise Bentley; and his brothers, Forrest Mitchell Bentley and his wife, Jill Mosley, and Donald Bentley and his wife, Sheila. Jack was preceded in death by his brother, George Bentley, and his parents. 
Jack will be honored in a private family gathering at a later date.
Crossing the Bar 
Sunset and evening star, 
And one clear call for me. 
And may there be no moaning of the bar, 
When I put out to sea. 
But such a tide as moving seems asleep, 
Too full for sound and foam, 
When that which drew from out the 
boundless deep 
Turns again home. 
Twilight and evening bell, 
And after that the dark! 
And may there be no sadness of farewell, 
When I embark; 
For tho’ from out our bourne of time 
and place 
The flood may bear me far, 
I hope to see my Pilot face to face 
When I have crossed the bar.
                             -Alfred Tennyson
John 11:24-27

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