Rev. William “Bill” Bentley Jr. passed away on March 24, 2020.
Pastor Bill is now with Jesus, at peace and dancing with the angels.
Most of his 91 years were spent serving our Lord through various
ministries, counseling and multiple other ways of giving.
A WWII Navy Veteran, Bill proudly served our country. He loved our
country and constantly prayed for our leaders to have wisdom and
guidance from God.
He is survived by his beloved wife of over 69 years, Esther M. Bentley,
Venice, FL; children, Sara B. (and Wendall J.) Harris, TX; Wm. Earl
(and Claire) Bentley, III, NJ; Rebecca (and Kent) Novak, FL; Joyce
Bentley Haller, PA; Grace B. (and Bill) Goble, NJ. Also surviving are
12 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.
The First Baptist Church of Venice will hold a celebration of life
service at a future date.
* Romans 8:28, 38-39 * Philippians 4:5-6 * John 3:16