Michael Bentley, Class of 2014
Michael John Bentley, age 20, a lifelong Perry resident, died February 8, 2016 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. He was born January 25, 1996 in Cleveland. Little Mike worked for his grandpa along with his father at D.B. Bentley Excavating in Painesville. He was a 2014 graduate of Perry High School and attended Auburn Career Center in the Welding Program. He grew up in the Perry area playing all types of youth sports. He enjoyed four wheeling, snowmobiling, and was passionate about spending time with his friends and family. Survivors include his father, Michael J. Bentley; mother, Melissa (Dale Newman) Bentley; sister, Marissa Bentley; grandparents, Dennis (Dottie) Bentley, Gloria Devins, Gary (Debbie) Mizenko and Michael (Francis) Ebling; aunts and uncles, Ronnie (Heather) Bentley, Nick "Bubba" (Morgan) Bentley, Dorothy Bentley, Michael (Patricia) Ebling, Meredith Bennington, Jennifer (Ozzie) Mercado and Paul Mizenko; cousins, Dylan, Hannah, Josh, Sarah, Mackenzie, Joseph and Deborah. Preceding Michael in death is his grandmother, Deborah Mizenko. The Perry Cemetery is his final resting place. The family requests contributions to Perry Area Rec Board in Michael's memory, P.O. Box 491 Perry, OH 44081. The family thanks everyone who prayed and thought of them. That ask that we all find peace and strength in letting to. Life is a gift.