Roy Lee Gentry, Sr., 70

Published 10:28 am Monday, August 7, 2023

Roy Lee Gentry, Sr., 70, husband of Alma Pink Gentry, passed away on Friday, August 4, 2023, at Fountain Circle Nursing Center. A native of Winchester, Kentucky, he was born on April 23, 1953, to the late Ernest and Margaret Godfrey Gentry. Roy was a United States Air Force Veteran and had over 40 years of service with the government. He was a member of the American Legion and attended Glen Arvin Avenue Church of Christ in Lexington, Kentucky.

Roy was very active and committed to local youth sports, serving Clark County sports for over three decades. He was a member of the Winchester Little League Hall of Fame and will be remembered for various teams including, Cowboys Football, Celtics Basketball, and The A’s Baseball teams.

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In addition to his loving wife of 47 years, he is survived by three children, Lisa Gentry (Mike) Long, Roy Lee (Stephanie) Gentry, Jr., and Randall Thomas Gentry; five grandchildren, Travin Hazelrigg, Jantzen Hazelrigg, Aubriella Gentry, Ashtyn Gentry, and Mallory Gentry; several extended family members and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents and brothers, Ernest and Bobby Gentry.

Services will be held at 12:00PM, Friday, August 11, 2023, at the Leon Pace Memorial Chapel by Bro. John T. Ferguson. Burial will follow in Camp Nelson National Cemetery at 2:30PM.

Family will receive friends from 10:30AM until time of service.