Billy Ross's Story
Billy Ross Bentley, 75, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017. Services will be held at 3 p.m. Friday, Sept. 8, at Liberty Baptist Church with the Rev. Johnny Jackson and Michael Brewer officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Ross was born in Milledgeville but had lived in McIntyre all his life. He was retired from BASF and was a member of Liberty Baptist Church. Ross was preceded in death by his parents, Joel Grady and Gladys Whitaker Bentley, and his infant brother, James Grady Bentley. Ross loved his family and loved life.
Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Mary Barrett Bentley; sister, Brenda Bentley Leverette; son, Billy Ross Bentley Jr. (Carol); daughters, Shelia Bentley Mathews (Brian), Etta Bentley Morgan; beloved grandchildren, Joel Bentley, Brooke Bentley, Marybeth Mercer, Bentley Mathews, Gage Mathews, and a great grandchild, Imani Mercer.
The family would like to thank the caring, compassionate staff at Hospice Care Options, especially Tracy, Tamekia, Cassidy and Michelle. Also, our sweet "Friday shopping day" sitter, Pam.
The family will receive friends Friday from 2 until 3 p.m. at Liberty Baptist Church.
Flowers will be accepted or donations can be made to Georgia Baptist Children's Home, P.O. Box 440 Meansville, Ga. 30256-9901.
Visit www.mooreasfuneralhome.com to express tributes.
Moores Funeral Home & Crematory has charge of arrangements.
Published on September 7, 2017