Jack Bentley, DCP Midstream Construction Supervisor, was honored with a surprise 50-year service award celebration at the DCP Midstream office in Ozona on Oct. 8. He was also given a distinguished honor by County Judge Fred Deaton. Deaton declared Oct. 8, 2013 Jack Bentley Day in honor of Bentley’s many years of service to the Crockett County oil and gas industry. Several friends and family were there to surprise him. Bentley and his wife Pauline reside in Ozona. Jack’s story begins 51 years ago when he was 23. Bentley was completing his duty to our country via the Navy. He came to Ozona looking for employment. At that time, his father was a supervisor with Delta Drilling and the plans to build the Ozona Gas Plant were underway.