Bentz Thomas Joseph "TJ" Bentz, age 61, of Powell, Ohio, passed away unexpectedly February 17, 2014 in an accident. Born August 31, 1952 in Columbus Ohio. Preceded in death by his father E. Byrne Bentz. TJ is survived by wife, Karen Carlisle Bentz; mother, Virginia Bentz; brother, David (Rebecca) Bentz; sister, Christine (Mark) Russell; nephew, Ryan Russell; step-children, Rick (Mary Ann) Carlisle and Victor (Leslie) Carlisle; step grandchildren, Matthew, Hannah, Grace, Ian, Brian, and Victor Jr.; mother-in-law, Lillian Neal; many other relatives and friends. When TJ wasn't working at the Hilton Garden Inn Airport, TJ loved fishing at Marble Head Island. Visitation will be held Friday, February 21, from 4-7 p.m. at O. R. WOODYARD CO. Northwest Chapel, 2990 Bethel Rd., where funeral service will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. Interment Sunset Cemetery. Visit www.orwoodyard.com to send condolences and share memories.
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Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Feb. 18, 2014