Parklawn-Wood Funeral Home & Memorial Park

2551 North Armistead Ave, Hampton, VA


Calvin Bentley

August 31, 1935January 10, 2020

Calvin Shannon Bentley, 84, of Newport News, Virginia passed away on January 10, 2020 in Williamsburg.

Visitation will be 1 PM, Wednesday, January 15th at Parklawn-Wood Funeral Home, 2551 Armistead Ave., Hampton, VA 23666. Funeral services will be held at 2 PM, after Visitation at Parklawn-Wood with the Rev. David Price of Grafton Baptist Church, officiating.

There will be a reception following the service at the home of John and Christina Talley, 839 Poquoson Ave., Poquoson, VA 23662

Calvin was born in Garrett, Kentucky to Johnny and Alice Bentley on August 31, 1935. He married Betty Lee Ezzell on May 17, 1980 in Newport News, Virginia. He worked as a tool clerk for Newport News Shipbuilding for 36 years. He was a veteran of the Korean War and served in the Army.

Calvin is preceded in death by three of his children and numerous other family members and friends.

Calvin is survived by his wife, Betty, other children, brothers and sisters, grandchildren and great-grandchildren too numerous to list but greatly cared for and thought of.

Donations may be given to Grafton Baptist Church, 5440 George Washington Memorial Hwy., Yorktown, VA 23692. The Bentley family wishes to extend our sincere thanks to all the Doctors, Hospice Nurses, and the staff of Envoy of Williamsburg for his care.


  • Visitation Wednesday, January 15, 2020
  • Celebration of Life Service Wednesday, January 15, 2020


Calvin Bentley

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Teresa Vreeland

January 12, 2020

Betty and family, May memories of Uncle Shannon give you strength in the days ahead. Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your heart.

Rita Byrd

January 12, 2020

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family in this time of sorrow. Remember all the good times and loving memories of Bentley and know that he will be missed.

Lisa Fry

January 11, 2020

May God-bless Betty and her Family. I would like to thank Betty's family for being so good and loving to my Uncle. My Uncle Calvin loved his Betty. So Betty go In peace. Love always Lisa.