James Michael Bentley

December 10, 1965 ~ June 17, 2022 (age 56)


James Michael Bentley 56 of Freeburn, Ky., passed away June 17, 2022, at Tug Valley Medical Center at South Williamson, Ky.  Born December 10, 1965, to the late Carol Ann Bentley. 


In his early years, James was a Truck Driver.  He was of the Christian faith.  He enjoyed four wheeling and his muscle cars, especially his blue Chevelle.  James had a contagious smile and would always help anyone in need.  He loved his family dearly and will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved him.


James leaves to mourn his passing, two sons: James Michael Bentley Jr. of Cynthiana, Ky., and Preston Bentley.  Two Daughters; Melanie (John) Robinette, of Mt. Sterling, Ky., and Brittany Bentley.  Seven Grandchildren, Abigail, Allyson, and Ryder Robinette, Danity Diles, Lilah, Marliegh, and Nash Bentley.  James leaves behind a host of extended family and friends. 


The family will welcome friends at 6:00 P.M. on Saturday evening, June 25, 2022 at the Jones & West Funeral Home in Phelps, KY for a memorial service. Special services will be at 7:00 P.M. with Pastor Larry Rife.  Jones & West Funeral Home will be serving the family and our guestbook may be viewed at

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