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LTC Ronald Earl “Dragon” Gentry

Birth
Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio, USA
Death 3 Feb 2015 (aged 74)
Florida, USA
Burial Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend
Memorial ID 142296948 · View Source
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RONALD EARL GENTRY of Orlando, FL died at home - he was the son of Earl Gentry and Naomi Lively. Ronald was a former Chicago Ridge, IL and San Diego, CA police officer, was a 28 year, U.S. Navy veteran who served as a Torpedomanmate Technician aboard the diesel submarine USS Blackfin (SS-322), various underwater weapons facilities and torpedo commands. He served as warrant officer in Yorktown, VA, after which he attended the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, CA, earning dual Bachelor's in Admin. of Justice and Government (Int'l. Relations) and an MA in Management. His last assignment was as Director of Training for Service School Command, Naval Training Center in Orlando. He was the owner of Dragon Corvette in DeBary, FL where he restored cars from shells and parts to mint condition specializing in Corvettes. Preceded in death by brothers, Edward Lively and Donald (Joan) Kreskai, survivingare children, Buck (Molly Ford), Daniel, Debbie and Roxanne; companion, Pat Saunders and 3 grandchildren. A memorial celebration will be held in late April. Published in the Orlando Sentinel February 7, 2015.


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  • Created by: palsg
  • Added: 7 Feb 2015
  • Find A Grave Memorial 142296948
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for LTC Ronald Earl “Dragon” Gentry (26 Apr 1940–3 Feb 2015), Find A Grave Memorial no. 142296948, ; Maintained by palsg (contributor 46888396) Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.