April 11, 1941 - January 5, 2015
Big Stone Gap, VA Arthur D. “Bucky” Bentley, 73, passed away on Monday (January 5, 2014) at home. He was born and raised in Big Stone Gap and was a 1959 graduate of Big Stone Gap High School. He attended the University of Miami, served in the U. S. Navy as an Electronics Tech, and was employed as a Journeyman plumber until his retirement in 2003. He was preceded in death by his parents, Howard E. Bentley and Stella (McCracken) Bentley. Surviving are two brothers, Eugene “Shang” Bentley of Big Stone Gap and Paul Bentley and wife, Bobbie of Madisonville, TN; three sisters, Barbara Giles and husband, Audnia and Belinda Rutherford and husband, Phillip, all of Duffield, VA, and Cherlene Reasor of Big Stone Gap; an uncle, Tommy McCracken and wife, Elizabeth; several nieces and nephews; and a special companion, Cadee Maroni. The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. to 12 noon on Wednesday at Holding Funeral Home (17 E. 3rd St., N.) in Big Stone Gap. The funeral service will follow in the funeral home chapel at 12 noon on Wednesday with Pastor Rick Whitten officiating. Military rites, by the Virginia National Guard Honors Team and local V.F.W. and D.A.V. posts, will follow at American Legion Cemetery. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers. The family requests memorial donations be made to the Southwest Virginia Cancer Center, 671 U. S. Hwy 58 E, Norton, VA 24273. To view the obituary online and offer condolences, please visit www.holdingfuneralhome.com. Holding Funeral Home is serving the Bentley family.
Big Stone Gap, VA Arthur D. “Bucky” Bentley, 73, passed away on Monday (January 5, 2014) at home. He was born and raised in Big Stone Gap and was a 1959 graduate of Big Stone Gap High School. He attended the University of Miami,... View Obituary & Service Information
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