Memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Wilson Funeral Home in Karnak with Rev. Dean West officiating.
Born Dec. 29, 1963 in Columbia, Mo., Mr. Lentz was employed at Mongos Restaurant and other positions in Centralia.
He was active in Boy Scouts and was a volunteer fireman in Karnak.
Survivors include his father, Terry Lentz Sr. and wife Izetta of Carbondale; his children, Jonathen Mikel Lentz and Nathen Mikel Lentz; three sisters, Marsha Acord of Granite City, Desiree Lentz of Paducah and Jennifer Harker of Monroe, Ohio; four brothers, Terry Lentz Jr. of Redmond, Wash., Jeremy Chaney of Collinsville, Mark Chaney of Murphysboro and Darian Lentz of Carterville; six nieces; eight nephews; and four great-nephews.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Charoletta Biggs; and his grandmother, Lista Lentz.
Visitation will be Saturday from 1 p.m. until the funeral hour at the funeral home.