Douglas William Bentz

October 14, 1953 - January 6, 2017

10/14/1953 - 01/06/2017

Bentz, Douglas William, 63, of Wheeling, died Friday January 6, 2017 at home.
He was born October 14, 1953 in Wheeling, WV., son of the late William & Jean Sengewalt Bentz.
Doug was a retired postmaster for Proctor, WV, a member of Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church, MT. Olivet and a U.S. Army veteran.
In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by two brothers, Billy & Dick Bentz.
Surviving are his wife of 37 years, Carolee K. Reynolds Bentz, two sons, Nathan R. Bentz & Adam T. Bentz both of Wheeling, seven brothers and sisters, Phillip (Mary Jane) Bentz, Susie (Millet) Fadoul, Peggy (Dave) Bergeron, Betty (Richard) Oberlander, Sheri (Eric) Fitzpatrick, Jeffrey Bentz, & Michael Bentz, several nieces, nephews, uncles, aunts and cousins.
At Doug’s request, there will be no visitation at the funeral home for he chose to have his body donated with the WV Gift Registry.
Arrangements are being handled by Altmeyer Funeral Home, 154 Kruger Street, Elm Grove, Wheeling.

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Carol Stein
5 years ago

Lee, just learned that Doug passed away. You, Nathan and Adam have my deepest sympathy

David Olako
5 years ago

We are sorry to hear about Doug
Many great growing up in Warwood memories.

May he rest in peace
Dave and Marlene Olako

Debbie Otte West
5 years ago

Lee, Nathan, and Adam,
I am so truly sorry for your loss. May God bless and be with you at this very difficult time. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Debbie Otte West
5 years ago

Lee, Nathan and Adam,
I am so truly sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this very difficult time.

John and Sue (Williams) Hill
5 years ago

RIP Doug… Prayers for your family that God will give them comfort and peace at this most difficult time ..

Alberta J Calangelo-Vieweg
5 years ago

Our sincere condolences from friends in the old neighborhood. Sending our love, thoughts and prayers. The Calangelo’s

Karen Baker Murray
5 years ago

I graduated from Corpus Christi and Central with Doug. He was such a nice guy, and very thoughtful and considerate. RIP Doug.

Cheryl J Skinner, WV Patriot Guard
5 years ago

May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time,
May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

May your memories of Douglas William Bentz, give you peace, comfort and strength…

Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete.
I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten..
My thoughts
and prayers to the family of ….

US Army Veteran, Douglas William Bentz, is “A True American Hero” God Bless†

† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †

Dennis R Albaugh
5 years ago

My sincere and deepest condolences to the family and friends of “Doug”. Denny Albaugh

Alba Rose Williams (DiGiovanni)
5 years ago

Please accept my deepest sympathy in your loss. I went to school with Doug. He was such a kind person. You will all be in my prayers.