Gerald B. Bentley Jr., 68, lifelong resident of Syracuse, passed away on Monday, January 24th. He graduated from Corcoran High School and was a communicant of St. Anthony of Padua Church, Syracuse, NY. Gerald enjoyed fixing and riding bicycles. He also enjoyed hunting & fishing when he was younger.
He is predeceased by his parents; Marilyn (Rudd) McGrail & Gerald (Red) Bentley Sr.; sisters, Patricia Bentley, Theresa Bentley and Linda McGrail; and brother, Michael McGrail.
Gerald was the eldest of seven children and is survived by two sisters, Cynthia (Bentley) Davis of Florida and Kathleen (McGrail) Jones (Spouse Michael) of Liverpool; and several nieces & nephews.
Visitation will be on Thursday, February 3, 2022 from 11 - 11:30AM at Ballweg & Lunsford Funeral Home, 4612 S. Salina Street, Syracuse, New York 13205.
Services will follow at 11:30, at the funeral home.
Contributions in lieu of flowers may be made to a local food pantry or homeless shelter.