Ben Ashley Bentley, 49, of Sanford died Thursday afternoon, June 18, 2015. The funeral service will be held at 3pm Sunday, July 19th at New Hope Baptist Church in Sanford.
A native of Sanford, Ben was the son of the late Ashely Bentley and Mildred Jean Jackson. A 4th degree Black Belt, Ben was a sensei and ran his own dojo where he instructed students in the art of karate.
Ben is survived by his daughter Cheyenne Ashley Bentley.