August 17 1954 January 10 2020
Gary Thomas Gentry August 17, 1954 – January 10, 2020 Share this obituary Send Flowers View/Sign Guestbook| Send Sympathy Card Gary Thomas Gentry, 65 passed away January 10, 2020 at Kansas City Hospice House. Gary fought bravely, but ultimately lost his battle with pancreatic cancer. Memorial service will be at 2:00pm on January 25, 2020 at Whitson Funeral Home, 30 North Dixie Avenue, Cookeville, Tennessee. Visitation will be at 12:00 prior to the service. Burial will be in the Maxwell Cemetery in Baxter, TN. Gary lived in Baxter, TN from birth, October 17, 1954 until he married Jean Henry on June 14, 1975. Following a year in Cookeville, TN, Gary received his Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Tennessee Tech University. Gary and Jean moved to Kansas City, where he had a 40 year career as an engineer for Bendix (now Honeywell). Gary retired in 2016, spending his time relaxing with Jean, taking trips to Vegas, and enjoying his nieces, nephews, and great nieces and nephews. They were all like his children and grandchildren. Gary was preceded in death by his parents, George T. and Ruby M. Gentry and his Gary brother Denton E. Gentry. Gary is survived by his beloved wife, Jean; brother-in-laws and sisters-in-laws, Faye Gentry, San Carlos, CA; Saundra and Paul Degges, Brentwood, TN; Daryl and Rena Henry, Steve Henry and Pam Henry all of Cookeville, TN. He is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews in California and Tennessee. SERVICES Funeral Service Saturday, January 25, 2020 2:00 PM Whitson Funeral Home – Cookeville Chapel 30 N. Dixie Avenue Cookeville, Tennessee 38501 Get Directions on Google Maps Print Obituary
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Gary Thomas Gentry August 17 1954 January 10 2020.
Death notice for the town of: Baxter, state: Tennessee