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Richard Lee Bentley
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Birth: Dec. 12, 1931
Moline
Rock Island County
Illinois, USA
Death: Dec. 24, 2005
Rock Island
Rock Island County
Illinois, USA


Richard Lee "Dick" Bentley, age 74 of Rock Island, died Saturday, December 24, 2005, at Trinity Medical Center, Rock Island. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, December 28 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Hodgson Funeral Home, 608 20th Street, Rock Island, IL 61201. Funeral services will begin at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, December 29 at the funeral home. Interment will take place at Greenview Memorial Gardens, East Moline. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Shriner`s Hospital for Children or to St. Jude`s Children`s Hospital. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.hodgsonfuneralhome.com.

Dick was born on December 12, 1931 in Moline, the son of Harold W. and Ilene M. (Clark) Bentley. On September 22, 1951, he married Wanda Helen Goins in Rock Island.

He was an Army veteran, serving from 1952 to 1954. Dick was a firefighter with the Rock Island Fire Department from August 1964 until his retirement in April of 1987. Before that, he worked for Moline Consumers for 17 years.

He was a member of Moose Lodge #190, Rock Island, and the Rock Island Retired Firefighters` Association.

In his spare time, Dick enjoyed woodworking, building and designing all sorts of things, and working with his brother Gerald and his close friend, Tony RosaGastaldo.

Survivors (and spouses) include his wife, Wanda, Rock Island; daughters, Cathy (Stephen) Maxfield, Davenport, and Patti "Dana" (Rev. Charles) Pendleton, Rock Island; son Jeff Bentley, Rock Island; sister Joan Freese, Silvis; brother, Gerald (Shirley) Bentley, Silvis; 8 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. His parents preceded him in death. "
 
 
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  Wanda Helen Goings Bentley (1933 - 2014)*
 
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Note: Member of the Rock Island Fire Department from 22 Aug 1966 - 24 April 1987
 
Burial:
Greenview Memorial Gardens
East Moline
Rock Island County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Mike & Robbie
Record added: Jul 18, 2006
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Richard Lee Bentley
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Richard Lee Bentley
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