Mr. John Gentry, age 87 of West Grove, passed away on Saturday, June 20, 2020 at Ware Presbyterian Village in Oxford. He was the husband of the late Joanne (Ross) Gentry who passed away on September 9, 2008. Born on November 13, 1932 in West Virginia, he was the son of the late Isaac and Grace (Lovins) Gentry.
John worked as a carpenter for the University of Delaware for over 25 years and part-time he also worked in the family greenhouse and delivered flowers. In his free time, he enjoyed bird watching and going out on his boat fishing for crabs.
John is survived by siblings Beulah Johnson and her husband Pete of Oxford, Annie Harpe and her husband Bill of West Grove, Roy Gentry and his wife Marie of Houstontown and Isaac Gentry and his late wife Sue of Wytheville, VA, his sister-in-law Connie Gentry of West Grove, and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to his wife and parents, John is preceded in death by siblings Dollie Billings of Virginia, Josephine Meade of Ohio, Lois Roark of Nottingham, Billy Gentry of Cochranville, and Bob Gentry of West Grove.
All services will be private. The burial of John’s cremated remains will be in the London Grove Friends Cemetery. Arrangement by the Kuzo Funeral Home, Kennett Square.
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