Rev. Ervin Gentry of Louisville, formerly of Campbellsville, son of the late John H. Gentry and Sarah Margaret Cave Gentry was born June 23, 1932 in Taylor County, Kentucky. He died at 6:00 P.M., Thursday, December 1, 2016 in Louisville. Age: 84
He professed faith in Christ and served as a minister with the United Methodist Conference for some thirty-three years.
He was veteran of the Korean Conflict having served his country honorably in the United States Army. He was awarded the Occupational Medal (Japan), Pres Unit Citation (ROK) and Korean Service Medal W/3Bronze Camp Stars.
He was a member of the Masons and Shiners organizations, was recognized for his work with Hospice, was a life member of the DAV, a member of a Wood Carvers Group, and an amateur radio operator.
He united in marriage to Lucille Murrell August 22, 1951.
Besides his wife, Lucille Gentry of Louisville, he is survived by two sons and one daughter: David Gentry of Indiana, Stanley (Dawn) Gentry and Marsha (Danny) Henderson of Louisville and Karen Stanton; five grandchildren: Robert, Marissa, Kelsey, Adrienne and Sarah; two great-grandchildren: Connor and Cameron; several nieces and nephews, including Sue Hayes and husband, Bruce who the family wishes to thank for their care, concern and help; and many other relatives and friends.
He was also preceded in death by five brothers and two sisters: Fletcher Gentry, Lee Gentry, Samuel Gentry, Charles Gentry, Agnes Price, Maggie Martin and Daniel Gentry.
VISITATION: After 10:00 A.M., Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at the Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
FUNERAL SERVICE: 1:00 P.M., Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at the Parrott &
Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by Rev. Fred Whitmore
BURIAL: Campbellsville Memorial Gardens
EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY REQUESTED TO BE DONATIONS TO HOSPARUS OF LOUISVILLE OR THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY AND MAY BE MADE AT THE PARROTT & RAMSEY FUNERAL HOME
Tuesday, December 6th, 2016 2:00pm, Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
Campbellsville Memorial Gardens