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Timothy Ray Bentley

GLASGOW – Timothy Ray Bentley, 70, died July 16, 2023, in his home surrounded by his beautiful wife and 5 daughters. He is survived by his wife, Caroline Bentley and his five daughters, Angie Bentley, Lisa Bentley, Shawna Baldwin, Christy Bentley, and Amanda Ploude.

Mr. Bentley was born on the 9th of November in 1952 in Bristol, Virginia to Andrew and Lillian Bentley. He was a Retired 1st Sgt., with 24 years of service in the military. He married Caroline Martha Driskill on July 14th of 1973, and they just celebrated their 50th Anniversary, They raised 5 daughters together and grew their family tree even more with 21 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, and 2 great-great,- grandchildren.

Timothy was a wonderful Husband, Son, Dad, Brother, Papaw, G-Paw, Uncle, Friend, and Hero! We love you!

Funeral service will be held at the Radcliff Veterans Cemetery Monday, July 24, 2023, at 12:30 P.M. Family will receiving friends and family at 12:00 P.M. at the cemetery. Hatcher & Saddler was honored to assist the family.

The family would like acknowledge some of 1st Sgt. Timothy Bentley honors over his 24 years of service.

National Defense Service Medal, One Bronze Star, Southwest Asia Service Medal, Three Bronze Stars, Six Good Conduct Medals, Master Parachute Badge, Jumpmaster,  Seven Army Achievement Medals, Nine Army Commendation Medals, Emeritus Service Medal, Legion of Merit Medal, Expert Rifle and Grenade Medal, Drill Sergeant Badge, Liberation of Kuwait Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Grenada Campaign Bronze Star, Goma, and Zaire Emeritus Medal.


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