Obituaries & Tributes

"Roy" LeRoy Earle Bentz

date of birth January 2 1933

date of death July 20 2020

Long time Canby resident, Roy Bentz, went to heaven July 20, 2020 after a brief illness. He was born in Nebraska to Lyle and Ella Bentz on 1/2/1933. They moved to Oregon in 1944. He graduated from Oregon City High School and Oregon Technical Institute in Klamath Falls. He married LaVerna (Pug) Woodard, his high school sweetheart, in 1954.

He is survived by his beloved wife Pug of 65 years; his son Jerry (Eileen); daughter Susan Sparks; 9 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews; and many wonderful friends. He was an active member of Oregon City Evangelical Church and the Canby Cruisers. No service is planned at this time.

9 tribute candles have been lit

Candle lit by Staff at Canby-Molalla Funeral Chapel Our sincere condolences.

Candle lit by JENNIFER BALLINGER great man that will be missed.

Candle lit by Charles (chuck) Kocher Will miss seeing you at coffee, car show and some times at Denny's.

Candle lit by Becky Osborne My first job was at Read-Bentz Insurance and Roy was always so very, very nice to me. I learned so much from him. Years later, he and my husband chatted about hot-rods. What a wonderful man who was adored by so many. He will be sorely missed.

Candle lit by Lisa Marshall Praying for comfort and peace for Pug, Jerry, Susie and family.

Candle lit by Ken Hagen He was my first Insurance agent when I was 16. Always had a wonderful smile. Something positive to say always.

Candle lit by bob schuebel Roy was a very good friend for many many years I enjoyed working with him at the parts store.

Candle lit by Mary E. Jones Grew up knowing Roy and his family from church. My condolences and prayer for you all.

Candle lit by Ryan Smothers I would like to say thanks for all the help and knowledge Roy gave me while helping Build my 1954 Ford. He will be missed.

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