Henderson, KY – Edward Eugene Bentley, 62, of Henderson, Kentucky, passed away on Saturday, July 4, 2020 at the Lucy Smith King Care Center in Henderson. He was born on November 16, 1957 in Ponca City, Oklahoma to the late Morris Dixon and Lorene (Sizemore) Bentley.
Edward worked hard for his whole life spending time as a tanker for Pittsburg Tank and Tower then as a trucker for Meuth Construction Supply, Inc. A man of God, he belonged to Garvinwood Baptist Church in Evansville, Indiana and Geneva Baptist Church in Henderson, Kentucky. He loved and cared for his grandchildren and enjoyed fishing and camping.
He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Joyce Mayes; son, Kelly Bentley; stepchildren, Tony and Damon Bentley, Tiffany Jones; grandchildren, Diamond and Killian Bentley; step grandchildren, Kayla and Bradlee Jones; great grandchildren, Tobias Edward Eugene Bentley, James Lee Fenwick, Kamdyn King, Alexis Jones and a sister, Sondra Tyrie.
Edward is preceded in death by his siblings, Morris Bentley, James Franklin Bentley, Douglas Bentley, Ricky Alen Bentley, Ollie Dixon Bentley, Mary Jane Bentley and Sharon Dale Bentley.
A private celebration of Edward’s life will be held at a later date.
Simple Cremation Evansville is entrusted with care.