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Michael Daron Bentley

May 15, 1965 ~ September 13, 2019 (age 54)


Michael Daron Bentley

Sylacauga, AL - Michael Daron Bentley, 54, passed away on September 13, 2019 at Coosa Valley Medical Center in Sylacauga surrounded by his family.

Daron was a lifelong resident of Sylacauga.  He attended B. B. Comer Memorial School.  Prior to his illness, he worked at Resolute Forest Products in Childersburg.  He was a faithful believer in Jesus Christ, an active member of The Sanctuary church, and a beloved son, brother, uncle and friend.  He was a lifelong fisherman and Alabama fan.  He spent time at the beach whenever he could.  He loved all animals, especially his dogs Benji, Bandit, and the late Tacoma.

Daron was preceded in death by his mother, Joan Reeves Bentley.  He is survived by his father, E.J. Bentley (Carolyn Hosey); sister, Lisa Johnson and husband Jacky; brother, Gary Bentley and wife Sherry all of Sylacauga; cousin and friend Renee Hasty of Gulf Shores; aunt Patsy Reeves Morris of Sylacauga; uncle Ray Bentley and wife Connie of Prattville; nieces Bethany Johnson (Shawn Pomerleau) of Daphne, Lacey Davis (Sam) of Chelsea, and Jayla Bentley (Brandon Prince) of Sylacauga; nephew Dustin Bentley (Dakota) of Auburn; two great-nephews, George and Bentley Gounares of Daphne; lifelong friends Steve Graham, Denny Caudle and Jason Caudle of Sylacauga; and several cousins.

Funeral service will be Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at 12:00 p.m. at Radney-Smith Chapel with Rev. Mark Deason and Rev. Freddie Edwards officiating.

Visitation will be Wednesday, September 18, 2019 from 11:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. at Radney-Smith Funeral Home.

Memorial messages may be sent to the family at

Radney-Smith Funeral Home in Sylacauga, AL will direct the services.

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September 18, 2019

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Radney-Smith Funeral Home
320 N. Elm Ave.
Sylacauga, AL 35150

Funeral Service
September 18, 2019

12:00 PM
Radney - Smith Chapel
320 N Elm Ave
Sylacauga, AL 35150

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