Walter Thomas Gentry, 81 was born to Walter Van Buren and Ruth Gaither Gentry on January 29, 1935 in Searcy, Arkansas and died on January 6, 2017 in Searcy Arkansas.
He is preceded in death by his wife of 59 years Patricia Jean Gentry, by his parents, a sister Evelyn VanMeter and two brothers Doug and Newton Gentry
He is survived by a son Stephen Gentry, a daughter, Pamela Henry (“Shorty”) all of Searcy, four grandsons, Jade Jackson, Lance Jackson (April), Gabriel Gentry, Gavin Gentry (Kelly), six great-grandchildren, and one brother, Frank Gentry and other relatives and many friends.
Mr. Gentry was a proud retiree of the Arkansas National Guard with 42 years of service. Mr. Gentry was also a member of Faith Assembly of God Church and a 32nd Degree Mason. He enjoyed spending times with his grandkids, fishing hunting, and wood construction especially decks.
Visitation will be Tuesday, January 10, 2017 6-8 PM at Roller-Daniel Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be Wednesday, January 11,2017 at 2 PM at Roller-Daniel Funeral Home-Chapel with Bro. Brian Mize officiating and entombment in Oaklawn Memorial Gardens Mausoleum.