William Houston Stanley “Billy” Bentley
August 12, 1943 - July 7, 2024
William Houston Stanley Bentley “Billy”, 80, of Chickamauga, Georgia went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday, July 7, 2024. He was born on August 12, 1943 in Catoosa County to the late, Anna Ruth Akins Bentley and William Raymond Bentley and had lived in the North Georgia area for most of his life. He was of the Baptist faith and served in the United States Army and fought for his country in the Vietnam War. He retired from Mueller Company after more than 30 years of service and loved to garden, repair small engines, woodworking, shopping at yard sales and flea markets and adored seeing his grandchildren. He was also preceded in death by his loving wife of 35 years, Kathy Annita Paine Bentley; sisters, Shirley Sloan and Mary Sloan and brother, Bobby Bentley.

Survivors include his children & spouses, Raymond & (Garronica) Bentley of Ringgold, GA, Deanna & (Steve) Swaney of Tunnel Hill, GA, Jennifer Bentley of Dalton, GA and Jeremy & (Danya) Bentley of Flintstone, GA; sisters & brothers-in-law, Betty (Ronnie) Pitts of Stockbridge, GA, Brenda & (Ralph) Pyle of Rossville, GA, Linda & (Henry) Kirkland of Rossville, GA and brother-in-law, George Johnson of Soddy Daisy, TN; 13 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; 11 nieces and nephews and numerous extended family & friends.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, July 11, 2024 in the Fort Oglethorpe Chapel with Pastor Chuck Smith officiating. Burial will follow in the Tennessee-Georgia Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until the time of service on Thursday at the funeral home. Online guest book at www.wilsonfuneralhome.com. Arrangements by W. L. Wilson & Sons Funeral Homes, Fort Oglethorpe, GA.

Visitation

Wilson Funeral Home – Ft. Oglethorpe Chapel
555 West Cloud Springs Road
Ft. Oglethorpe, GA 30742
(706) 866-5555

Service/Mass

Wilson Funeral Home – Ft. Oglethorpe Chapel
555 West Cloud Springs Road
Ft. Oglethorpe, GA 30742
(706) 866-5555