Saturday, September 21, 2013

Randall E. Bentley Sr.

Belmont, NY - Randall E. Bentley Sr., 65, of 4215 Plumbottom Road passed away on Thursday, September 19, 2013 shortly after arrival at Jones Memorial Hospital in Wellsville. He was born April 27, 1948 in Wellsville the son of the late Edward and Geraldine (Treft) Bentley. On April 15, 1967 in Wellsville he married Lynn Green who survives.

"Randy" was raised in Belmont and was a graduate of Belmont High School. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps serving for nine years during the Viet Nam era. He first was employed on the family farm and later at Friendship Dairies for 30 years; retiring in 2008. He was a former member of Herbert Delong Post 808 American Legion. He was a football and NASCAR fan and enjoyed going to the local races almost every weekend.

Surviving in addition to his wife are two daughters, Susan (Steve) Tilley of Portville and Jennifer (Mark) Cline of Belmont, two sons, William (Stacy) Bentley and Randall Bentley, both of Belmont, 11 grandchildren, one brother, Edward Bentley of Arcade, two sisters, Auverne (Bill) Knarr of Cheektowaga and Sharon (Larry) Boyce of Ohio as well as several nieces & nephews. He was predeceased by a daughter, Carol White in 2005 and a sister, Linda Cross in 1993.  

Friends are invited to call on Monday, September 23, 2013 from 7:00 to 9:00 pm at the J. W. Embser Sons Funeral Home Inc., 17 Schuyler Street in Belmont. The funeral will be Tuesday at 2:00 pm in the funeral home with Pastor Duane Broadwell presiding. Burial, with military honors will follow in Fairlawn Cemetery in Scio. The family suggests memorial donation be made to the Amity Rescue Squad. To leave online condolences, please visit

1 comment:

  1. I am saddened by the death of my lifelong friend. Victor and I would like to offer our sincerest condolances to Randy's family anf friends.

    Randy took me to my first dance. We were in the 5th grade! I remember it as if it were yesterday.

    Rest well Randy. You were a wonderful person and will be missed.