February 7, 1953 - November 19, 2020
Ormond Edward “Junior” Gentry, Jr. age 67 of Searcy, passed on to glory on Thursday, November 19, 2020 in Little Rock, Arkansas. He was born February 7, 1953 in Searcy to Ormond Edward Gentry, Sr. and Mable Jewel (Short) Gentry. He was a loving husband, father and Papaw. He was a member of West Race Baptist Church for 47 years, a Mason, served 26 years with Searcy Fire Department, retiring as a Captain and was a current member of the Fairview Fire Department for 21 years. He loved bass fishing from the front of the boat, mowing grass on his Kubota tractor, loving people with no judgment, no temper, and many silent moments holding back what he truly thought until it came to the many jokes that he loved to share with his friends. He is survived by his wife of 28 years, Nita Gentry; daughter, Misty Eve Reed; one son, Trinity Edward Gentry (Destiny); three grandboys, Chase Kyler Reed, Trenton Edward Gentry, Treyson Wade Gentry; brother, Larry Gentry (Faye); sister, Linda Stevens (Verlon); In-Laws, Jerry (Julia) Price, Dr. Ricky Price (Regina), Daniel Price (Sondra), two nephews, Mickey Gentry (Kim), Doug Gentry (Renee), Kevin Burrow (Angela), niece Karon Bart (Clint) and a gaggle of friends. He is preceded in death by his parents, O.E. Gentry, Sr. and Mable “Nanny” Gentry. Visitation will be Monday from 12:00 until 1:00 pm at West Race Baptist Church. Funeral services will follow at 1:00 pm at West Race Baptist Church. All floral donations will be placed in Junior's garden for his wildlife to enjoy. Memorial donations may be made in his name to the Fairview Fire Department. Due to the most recent COVID-19 directive and Mrs. Gentry, face covering must be worn at all times. Arrangements entrusted to Powell Funeral Home of Searcy. www.powellfuneralhome.net.
Ormond Edward “Junior” Gentry, Jr. age 67 of Searcy, passed on to glory on Thursday, November 19, 2020 in Little Rock, Arkansas. He was born February 7, 1953 in Searcy to Ormond Edward Gentry, Sr. and Mable Jewel (Short) Gentry.... View Obituary & Service Information
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