John Henry Bentley
1947 - 2021
Bradley's Funeral Home - Marion
938 N. Main St.
Marion, VA
John Henry Bentley

July 5, 1948 - November 10, 2021


John Henry Bentley, age 74, passed away on Wednesday, November 10, 2021. He was born in Bland, Va., to the late Edward and Ella Mae Bentley. He was also preceded in death by his brother, Bill June Bentley; sisters, Sadie Woody, Delphie Saulver, Rachel Hanshew, Thelma Nolan, Neely Armstrong, Vicey Sawyers, Mary Jane Thomas and Anne Mae Bentley; and one grandchild, Liliana Elizabeth McGlockin.

John loved spending time with his grandkids and great grandkids. He loved playing the guitar, and back in the day he loved to roller skate. John Also loved going to car races.

Survivors include his loving wife of 50 years, Sarah Linda Mae Kirby Bentley; two sons, Eddie Bentley and companion, Annie Walton, and Chris Bentley and wife, Donna; grandchildren, Josh Bentley and wife, Kristy, Skylar Bentley and companion, Hannah Alexander, Dustin Bentley and Amanda Gravely, Tyler Leonard and companion, Deidre, Chris Martin Jr. Martin and wife, Megan; great-grandchildren, Lucas, Lexie, and Rilynn Copeland, Taylor, Maisyn, Parker, Shiloh and Lakelyn Bentley,Weston and August Martin, Tara Lowrimore, Breanna, Ashleigh and Joseph Thomas; brother, George Bentley; sisters, Donna Poston and Nancy Smith; his special canine, Buddy Rosco; and several beloved nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, November 14, 2021, at Bradley's Funeral Home in Marion with Pastor Mike Sage officiating. Interment will follow in Rose Lawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends Saturday, November 13, 2021, from 5 until 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at

Bradley's Funeral Home is serving the Bentley family.

Bradley's Funeral Home

938 North Main Street, Marion, VA 24354

Published by SWVA Today on Nov. 12, 2021.
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I remember John when he used to go to Halls skate land. He was a real nice guy. I would like to say to Eddie Bentley I'm so sorry for your loss. I went to school with Eddie. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Cindy Bridgeman Brown
December 2, 2021
So sorry for your loss he will be missed God bless .
Adam Hayes
November 15, 2021
Sorry for your loss. He will be missed.
Willie, Jo Ann Cregger
November 13, 2021
sorry for your loss
janice bowman
November 12, 2021
I am so sorry for the loss of this precious man. I am sending all of my love and prayers to Linda and family. All of you are in our hearts.
November 11, 2021
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