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 David K. Gentry

David K. Gentry

Birth
Illinois, USA
Death 6 Feb 2006 (aged 75)
Jacksonville, Morgan County, Illinois, USA
Burial Sinclair, Morgan County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 17308162 · View Source
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David K. Gentry, 75, of Jacksonville, died Monday, February 6, 2006, at Barton W. Stone Home in Jacksonville. He was born June 28, 1930, in Rosiclaire, the son of Richard H. Hess and Grace Gentry. He married Anna Mae Turner on August 22, 1954, in Cave-in-Rock, and she survives in Jacksonville. Mr. Gentry attended and graduated from the Illinois School for the Visually Impaired in Jacksonville. He received his Bachelor of Science in Education from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale in 1955, and his master's degree in education from the University of Illinois at Champaign in 1959. Mr. Gentry worked in Champaign for the State of Illinois as a home teacher of the adult blind, before moving to Ohio where he created training programs and wrote training manuals for Goodwill Industries. He later moved to Wisconsin where he taught at the University of Wisconsin-Stout, before retiring to Jacksonville in 1979. Mr. Gentry was a member of Calvary Baptist Church, I.S.V.I. Alumni Association, Illinois Council for the Blind, and the NEED Committee. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, February 9, 2006, at Williamson Funeral Home, with burial at Hebron Cemetery. The family will meet friends one hour prior to the service Thursday at the funeral home.


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  • Created by: JLM
  • Added: 5 Jan 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 17308162
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for David K. Gentry (28 Jun 1930–6 Feb 2006), Find A Grave Memorial no. 17308162, citing Hebron Cemetery, Sinclair, Morgan County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by JLM (contributor 46860487) .