John W. Bentley

December 18, 1947 ‒ November 05, 2016

Fredericktown, Ohio

John W. Bentley, 68, of Fredericktown died Saturday evening, November 5, 2016 near Fredericktown. He was born December 18, 1947 in Oakland, CA to the late Stanley and Pauline (Moore) Bentley.

John was a retired welder for FMC in San Jose, CA.  He enjoyed playing the guitar and his greatest passion was spending time with his grandkids.  John attended the Citi Church in Bellville.

John is survived by his children, John A. (Maddisen) Bentley of Fredericktown, Garrett Bentley of Delaware and Danielle Perez of Hillmar, CA; his grandchildren, Carrissa, Levi, Cambrie and Shaylin;  his step mother, Helen Bentley;  brothers, Mike Bentley and Travis Bentley; sisters, Freda Barnhart and Sonya Harper; and several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until the time of a memorial service celebrating the life of John at 7 p.m. on Friday, November 11, 2016 at the Snyder Funeral Home, 33 East College St., Fredericktown with Pastor Gus Peter officiating.   A private burial will take place in California at a later date.

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The Snyder Funeral Home in Fredericktown is honored to serve the family of John W. Bentley.


  • John, Maddie & Family
    We love you all & know you’re at peace & so is your Dad, Father n law, Grandpap, Brother & Uncle……we pray that God continues to comfort you & hold you all in His arms as He so Faithfully does each day.

  • Sonia and Travis
    So sorry for your loss. Thinking of your family at this time. You guys will be in my prayers.

  • John Bentley and family,
    So sorry to hear of the loss of your loved one.Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.
    Janie and Tad Thornton