OBITUARY: Terry Wayne Bentley Sr.


Terry Wayne Bentley Sr. passed away on Wednesday, October 19, 2022, he was 65 years old.

Terry was born in Lebanon TN to Laura Francis Walker and Thomas Bentley.

He was co-owner and operator of Expert Construction. He was a family man, loved his boys and grandchildren. He was a member of Fairview Church, where he taught Sunday School for high school age boys and served as a Deacon there for more than 10 years. Mr. Bentley was a car enthusiast who took great pleasure in restoring cars.

Mr. Bentley is survived by his wife of 42 years, Debbie Bentley; sons: Terry (Monica) Bentley Jr., Brandon (Katie) Bentley, and Jonathan (Rachel) Bentley; grandchildren: Ethan Bentley, Addalynn Bentley, Emma Bentley, and Madison Bentley; and special dog: Lexie. He is preceded in death by parents Laura and Thomas Bentley, brothers Tommy and Donny Bentley, and sisters Elizabeth Reynolds, Dot Driver, and Una Lane.

The Memorial Service, conducted by Pastor Brandon Bentley, is 2 p.m. Monday, October 24, 2022 at Fairview Church (1660 Leeville Pike) Lebanon TN. The family will be receiving friends at the church on Sunday from 4-8 p.m. and on Monday from 1 p.m. until the service at 2 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, please make Memorial Donations to Fairview Church and/or Sherry’s Run.

Sellars Funeral Home, Lebanon TN, 615.444.9393.


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