In Memory

Orville "Gene" Gentry

Orville Gene Gentry

Orville E. “Gene” Gentry Jr., 59, of Dixon, died Wednesday, January 7, 2009, at Katherine Shaw Bethea Hospital, Dixon. He was formerly employed be Raynor Garage Doors, Dixon.

Mr. Gentry was born July 12, 1949, in Dixon, IL, the son of Orville Eugene and Esther (Crist) Gentry Sr.

Survivors include one son, Matthew Gentry of Dixon; one brother, Ronald L. Gentry; one half-brother, Charles Gentry, both of Rochelle; one sister, Janet McGowan of Ashton; and two grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Memorial services will be 11:00 a.m., Saturday, January 10, 2009, at Preston-Schilling Funeral Home, Dixon, with the Rev. Dr. Vincent O. Marrandino, Director of Pastoral Care at Katherine Shaw Bethea Hospital, Dixon, officiating. Cremation rites have been accorded. Visitation will be from 9 - 11:00 a.m., Saturday, at the funeral home.

A memorial has been established.

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08/12/13 10:04 AM #1    

Marianne Terranova (Boos)

I rememer Gene so well. He was always smiling and you could not help but smile back.  He was a good guy.


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