Raymond Ellis Bentz, 84, of Martinsburg, WV passed away on August 23, 2021.
Ray was born January 26, 1937, in Graceham, MD to the late Charles and Helen (Groshon) Bentz. He worked as a funeral attendant at Resthaven Funeral Services in Frederick, where he was very well liked by his coworkers. Ray was a member of the graduating class of 1955 at Thurmont High School, Veteran of the US Navy and retired from Moore Business Forms. Although he never did truly retire as he worked at many other places during the years after. One of Ray’s greatest loves was to be out, meeting and speaking to people.
In addition to his parents, Ray was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Rosie, who passed away in 2019 after 62 years of marriage. After her passing he has spoken often of the time he would be able to join her again, which has now come to pass.
Ray leaves behind to cherish his memory three sons, Joseph Bentz and his wife Conny, Franklin Bentz, and Jeffrey Bentz; Granddaughters; Vanessa Willhide, Joanna Bentz, and Jennifer Bentz. Grandsons; Jeffrey Dennis Bentz, Ben Bentz, and Alex Bentz. And many nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews; as well as his coworkers from Resthaven, and the many friends he made through the years.
An inurnment will take place 10AM Tuesday August 31, 2021 at Resthaven Memorial Gardens 9501 Catoctin Mtn Hwy Frederick
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