Jarrod Eugene Bentz, 27, of Racine, Ohio passed away on Saturday, September 17, 2016 at his residence. He was born on October 24, 1988 in Gallipolis, Ohio to John Keith Bentz and Suzanne (Teaford) Bentz.
Jarrod was employed at Baum Lumber in Chester, Ohio, and enjoyed his employment there very much. He was a small engine mechanic. He was an avid fisherman and hunter. He also loved his dogs. He was a graduate of Meigs High School 2007 and a member of the Bashan Volunteer Fire Department.
He is survived by his mother, Suzanne Bentz; father, John Bentz; sisters, Sarah Kay Bentz (Jason McKnight) and Brenda Woodrow; brothers, Keith (Becky) Bentz and Josh (Carol) Weaver; maternal grandmother, Margarete Teaford; nieces and nephews, John R. Bentz, Amy Lee, Brandy Jackson, Colten McKnight, Zackariah McKnight, and Ava McKnight; special uncles, Cloist E. Teaford, and Forrest (Launa) Teaford; special aunt, Kathy (Cecil) See; special friend, Milford Frederick; and several cousins.
He is preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Michael (Ethel) Bentz, Jr.; maternal grandfather, Raymond Teaford; and uncle, James Michael Bentz, Sr.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, September 21, 2016, at 11 a.m., at the Anderson McDaniel Funeral Home in Pomeroy. Burial will follow at the Chester Cemetery. Visitation for family and friends will be held on Tuesday, September 20, 2016, from 6-8 p.m., at the funeral home.
Online registry is available at www.andersonmcdaniel.com.