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In Memory Of Our Poets

Philip Reed Bentley (1953-2015) - Class Of 1972

Philip Reed Bentley, 62, a resident of Deatsville, Alabama, passed away February 21 after a long illness. He was preceded in death by his parents, Gene Daniel Bentley and Hampstead Bentley and brother, Hampstead (Hampy) Bentley.

He is survived by his daughter, Caitlan Bentley and her mother, Cindy Vice; brothers, Paul Bentley and Willie Bentley and sister in-law, Patty Bentley. Philip also leaves behind many great friends and family.

Philip grew up in Montgomery and retired after a 40 year career with the Alabama D.O.T.  A celebration of his life was held on February 22 at the home of Ruby Montgomery.

Published in the Montgomery Advertiser on Feb. 25, 2015.