Bentley Wilson Sorey
Shores - Bentley Wilson Sorey (Ben), proud father and supportive
husband passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family April 29,
2017. Ben spent time in the military as a Navy Corpsman, and he
worked in the mortgage business before starting his own business, Ben
Sorey Auto Racing and Repair, in Virginia Beach. He retired and
moved to the Outer Banks with his family in 2006.
grew up in East Lake, North Carolina. He was passionate about
cars and drag racing. He started working on cars at a very young
age. He is remembered for his many racing adventures by his
friends in Suffolk, and at Creeds Raceway. Ben enjoyed boating and
fishing, and he loved to buy, repair, and sell cars, boats, and campers
as long as it was a good deal and had a motor!
predeceased by his mother Grace Bernadette Sorey and his brother
Michael Sorey. He is survived by his wife, Page, and daughters,
Brittany, Caroline, and Annie. His daughters were his pride and
joy. He also leaves behind friends and his racing family.
honor his request, we will have a party at his home (instead of a
funeral service), on his birthday, June 17th, at 4pm. We invite his
friends and loved ones to attend. In lieu of flowers, please
consider purchasing a luminary for the American Cancer Society’s Relay
for Life in honor or in memory of a loved one who is or has had
Condolences may be expressed via the on-line
register at www.gallopfuneralservices.com. Gallop Funeral
Services, Inc. was entrusted with arrangements.