James “Jim” Bentley, 63 of Paris, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 09, 2018.

A memorial service has been set for Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018, at 4:00 p.m. at Fry-Gibbs Funeral Home with Rev. Jacob Rose officiating. The family will receive friends following the service.

He was born on March 10, 1954, in Flint, Michigan to Ernest and Edith Horton Bentley. He married Mary Coleman on June 7, 1988, in Paris.

He is survived by his wife of 29 years; children, Joseph Coleman and wife Amy, Jessica Bentley and boyfriend Billy Holland; grandchildren, Montana, Emma, Madison and Payton Coleman, Hazel Holland; brother, Mike Bentley; sisters, Linda Herman and husband Roy; several nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Ernie Bentley, Gary Bentley, John Bentley and Bill Bentley; sisters, Barb Ballard, Janet Filkins, and Gladys Myers.

Online condolences may be sent to the Bentley family at www.fry-gibbs.com

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