John Kentile, 69, of Glen Allen VA went to be with the Lord on December 1st 2017 after a hard fought battle with cancer. John was born and raised in Saranac Lake, NY where he grew up with a love for the outdoors and sports. He was a talented athlete succeeding in baseball, football, basketball, and also speed skating. He went on to serve honorably as a Sergeant in the Army where he was in charge of communications during the Vietnam war. Thereafter, John had a successful career in sales working in the building industry. He continued his love of sports by coaching many baseball teams and participating in a softball league. He enjoyed sports, photography, music, fishing and had a great appreciation of nature. He is survived by his amazing wife of 44 years, Lucy; Son, Chad Kentile; Daughter, Angila Hartzheim; Grandchildren, Kiri Bishop; Sebastian Kentile; Matthew Kentile; Sam Kentile; Sylvia Hartzheim; Brother, Bernie Kentile of Rutland VT. Honorable Mention to his Best Buddy, and son in law- Ron Hartzheim. A memorial service is being held at St. Michaels Catholic Church in Glen Allen VA on December 7th at 10am. Memorial Contributions can be made to the Kentile Fund at 4704 Twin Hickory Lake Dr. Glen Allen VA 23059.