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Henry Bentley

October 7, 1958 — March 1, 2016

Henry F. Bentley, 57, of Ruidoso, NM. A beloved husband, father, grandpa, brother, uncle and friend, sadly left us on Tuesday, March 1, 2016, at his home in Ruidoso. He was born October 7, 1958 in El Paso, TX to Henry L. Bentley and Zola Means. He was a very well known and respected contractor and a jack of all trades. He enjoyed having his hair blown in the wind on his Harley, as well as water sking at Elephant Butte.
He met his soulmate, Diana L. Gent and they were married May 28 and spent 35 years together. He will be greatly missed.
His is survived by his wife, Diana L. Bentley; daughters, Mercedes L. Bentley, Jade Gent and her fiancee Aaron Gomez; his grandson, Henry Ernesto; sister in law, Ana Gent; brother in law Joshua Gent and sister in law, Meghan Guynn, nephews, Jayden Gomes, Kaylob Gomez, Junior Gent, Devin Gent, Sabastian Gent, Dustin Bentley; niece Aliciah Gent, Kayla Bentley, Kristi Bentley, Misty Mollinary, Wendy Mollinary; brothers, Les Bentley, Dustin Bentley, Tom & Jacqueline Bentley and Hebe Bentley; sisters, Mandy Bentley and Linda Mollinary.
He left our hearts heavy, but our dear Lord has called him for that long ride in the heavens. May he ride like a Free Bird. We love you our Henry.
A memorial service will be Saturday, March 12, at 2:00 P.M. at Christ Church in the Downs.


Memorial Service

Christ Church in the Downs
604 Harris Lane
Ruidoso Downs, NM  88346
Saturday, March 12, 2016
2:00 P.M.
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