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Rev. Ervin Gentry, Taylor County, KY (1932-2016)

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 professed faith in Christ and served as a minister with the United Methodist Conference for some thirty-three years. He was the son of the late John H. Gentry and Sarah Margaret Cave Gentry. His wife of 65 years, Lucille Murrell Gentry survives. He leaves 10 direct living descendants.
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Rev. Ervin Gentry, 84, of Louisville, formerly of Campbellsville, KY, died at 6pmET, Thursday, December 1, 2016 in Louisville, KY.

Funeral service will be at 12pmNoonCT/1pmET, Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at the Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY, by Rev. Fred Whitmore. Burial will be in Campbellsville Memorial Gardens, 700 Old U.S. 68, Campbellsville, KY. Visitation will be after 9amCT/10amET, Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at the Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.


Rev. Ervin Gentry, Taylor County, KY (1932-2016)


Rev. Ervin Gentry, 84, was born June 23, 1932 in Taylor County, KY. He was the son of the late John H. Gentry and Sarah Margaret Cave Gentry He died at Thursday, December 1, 2016 in Louisville, Jefferson County, KY, at the age of 84 years, five months, and 8 days.

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, KY, he is survived by:
  • Two sons and one daughter: David Gentry of Indiana; Stanley (Dawn) Gentry and Marsha (Danny) Henderson of Louisville, KY; 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.

Send condolences to the family of Rev. Ervin Gentry

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.

Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY, is in charge of arrangements.


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Rev. Ervin Gentry, Taylor County, KY (1932-2016)



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