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Bentley, Carrol Lee



Carrol Lee Bentley, 71, of Amarillo, died Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016.



Services will be at 1:00 p.m., Monday, Nov. 21, 2016, in Hillside Christian Church Chapel, West Campus, 6100 S. Soncy Road with Brad Bentley and Mike Nuthman officiating. Burial will follow in Panhandle Cemetery in Panhandle. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.

Carrol "C.L." Bentley was born May 17, 1945 in Amarillo to B.K. & Helen Bentley. C.L. grew up in Panhandle, Texas, where he graduated from Panhandle High School in 1963. He attended West Texas State University on a football scholarship.

He married Marilyn Rogers of Panhandle on January 30, 1965 and enjoyed 52 years of marriage. C.L. farmed and ranched west of Panhandle until 1988. He founded Bentley's Auction Service in 1979.

C.L. enjoyed spending time working at the Auction business in both Amarillo and Albuquerque. He was also a very active part of his six grand joys lives.

Survivors include his wife, Marilyn; four sons, Neil and wife Dawn, Bradley and wife Deedra, Cory and wife Jaime, all of Amarillo, and Jeffrey of Albuquerque, NM; and six grand joys, Lauren, Barek, Paige, Taylor, Brandon, and Brooklyn; three siblings, Gene Bentley and wife Gabina of Anna, TX, Bennita Skidmore and husband Bob of Miami, TX, and Ben Bentley and wife Pam of Canyon, TX along with many nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be to Khiva Shrine Children's Travel Fund, 305 SE 5th Ave, Amarillo, TX 79101.

The family will receive friends from 3:00-4:00 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016, at the funeral home.
Published in Albuquerque Journal on Nov. 20, 2016
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