Kevin Ellsworth Bentz, 66, of Wooster passed away peacefully on Saturday November 14, 2020 after a lengthy illness in his home with family by his side.
He was born September 3, 1954 in Wooster to Ellsworth Bentz and Dorothy Patterson. On June 27, 1981 he married the love of his life, Mary Fields. Kevin served his country in the U.S. Air Force at Lackland AFB, Texas.
Kevin was the owner and operator of Kevin Bentz Builder of Custom Homes. In his younger years, Kevin was a DJ and a skilled carpenter. He loved growing dahlias, cruising Wooster in his beloved Jeep, and listening to Rock & Roll music. He especially loved spending time with his family and his dearest friends.
Kevin is survived by his wife, Mary Bentz, daughters April Herndon of GA, Anna (Zachary) Adams of Hinkley and Chelsey (Nathan Baker) Bentz of Wooster, a granddaughter Lillian Stromack and two grandchildren in GA.
Kevin was proceeded in death by his parents and step-mother, Iva Bentz.
Friends will be received on Wednesday, November 18, 2020 from 4:00-7:00 PM at McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster.
Masks are required and social distancing will be observed.
Private family services will be held. Burial will be in Wooster Cemetery.
Contributions may be made to Ohio's LifeCare Hospice, 1900 Akron Rd., Wooster, Ohio 44691.