Gary E. Stentz

Gary E. Stentz

ASHLAND: Gary E. Stentz age 59, of Ashland, died at his residence on Saturday January 11, 2014.

Mr. Stentz was born in Ashland on October 29, 1954. He was the son of Wallace Duff and Beatrice M. (Frobes) Markel.

Mr. Stentz returned to Ashland in 1983. He received his Pastoral Degree from the Christ for the Nation Bible College. He attended the Mansfield Assembly of God Church and had previously attended Bethel Baptist Church. Mr. Stentz was a veteran of the Air Force. He enjoyed fishing and hunting.

Survivors include his daughter, Nichole (John) Simmons of Ashland; sons, Joshua Stentz of Mansfield, Jacob (Ashley) Stentz; five grandchildren, Hayley Krauser, Taylor Krauser, Ryan Krauser, Lilyana Stentz, and Addysen Stentz; along with his brother Mike (Brenda) Stentz of Ashland.

Gary was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Angela Stentz; and two brothers, David Stentz and Dennis Stentz.

Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday January 14, 2014 at the Bethel Ashland Church 209 Center St. Ashland, Ohio 44805 at 12:00 noon with Pastor Thomas Blair and Pastor Randal Miller officiating. Burial will follow at the Adario Cemetery with Military Honors presented by the Ashland Veterans Honor Guard. Friends may visit with the family on Monday January 13, 2014 from 6 to 8:00 P.M. at the Heyl Funeral Home and also one hour prior to the service at the church.

On line condolences may be left for the family at

Funeral Home

Heyl Funeral Home
227 Broad St Ashland, OH 44805
(419) 289-8233

Published in the News Journal on Jan. 13, 2014