Dave Gentry

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Obituary

Bruce Davis “Dave” Gentry passed away Wednesday, March 28, 2018. We will gather for fellowship and remembrance from 7 to 9 PM Friday, March 30, 2018 at Lake Ridge Chapel and Memorial Designers. Family and friends will gather to celebrate his life on Saturday, March 31, 2018, at 3 PM. at Lake Ridge Chapel. If unable to attend, his celebration of life will be streamed and available to view at any time.

Dave was born on November 3, 1951 to Bruce and Mary Lindsey Gentry in Lubbock, Texas. He was a lifelong resident of Lubbock. He graduated from Monterey High School. He then went on to receive a Master of Science of Business in Marketing. He received many Awards of Special Merit in small business administration. He then began his career at Great Plains Distributors, where he worked his way up from Recycling to General Manager until 2000. He was the Director of Lindsey Theatres, Inc. He was very active in the March of Dimes, where he always participated in their annual Bid for Bachelors. He was a founding member of the Texas Twisters, where he went on many ski trips ranging from Taos to Austria. He also was a lover of all types of music and supported many local musicians.

Survivors include his sister, Lindsey Gentry; niece, Rachel Kate Holloway; great-niece, Lauren Lane Holloway.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Bruce Edward, Jr. and Mary Lou Gentry.

Memorials

Memorial contributions are welcome, and the family suggests, Covenant Foundation, Chorus of Angels, Joe Arrington Cancer Center,3623 22nd Place, Lubbock, TX 79410; www.covenanthealth.org/covenant-health-foundation/donate-now/.

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15 thoughts on “Dave Gentry”

  1. Debra Landers Coughlan DuCharme

    So sad to hear of Dave’s passing. Sorry Mary Jo Fowler and I stole your Fritos on the playground in 1st grade! Grateful I got to see you a few years back. God’s grace and mercy!!

  2. Ingrid Holly Kaiter

    I offer my deepest condolences on the passing of Dave. He was such a nice presence and I always loved chatting with him. He will be missed by so many. My prayers go up and will continue to be with the family.

  3. Linda Hayes Schoendienst

    Even though it has been decades since I last saw Dave, I thought of him often and wished him well. I always expected to see him again someday and am devastated that it won’t be in this life.

  4. Oh Dave…You’re presence will be greatly missed and tears will surely flow. Your light will shine forever, through the memories shared by family and friends ❤️
    Love & Hugs, Adrian

  5. Lindsey – I was so sorry to hear about Dave’s passing. My deepest condolences. Keeping you and your family in prayers.

  6. Dearest Lindsey and family, I am so sad to learn of this sad news about Dave. He was a good guy and will be missed.

    While there is nothing I can say to alleviate your pain, please know you are in my thoughts and prayers.

    RIP DAVE.

    JANET WILKE

  7. My condolences to Dave’s family. Remembering our times fondly during the Texas Twister days RIP Dave

  8. My condolences and prayers go to Lindsey, Rachel and Lauren. Thank God Dave’s suffering wasn’t any longer lasting. Remembering the good times and laughter.
    Peace and love, JoBeth

  9. Carrol Christmann D'Elia

    Remembering the fun times with the Texas Twisters always brings a smile to my face. Sending prayers to the family in your time of loss.

  10. Dear Lindsey, My deepest sympathies to you and your family losing Dave. He will be missed and never forgotten.

  11. My heartfelt sympathy goes out to you Lindsey. I know how hard it can be loosing a brother your close to. Prayers to you and your family.

  12. Sandy Buckner Cheves

    My deepest sympathy to you and your family, Lindsey, for such a sad time on the loss of your brother.

  13. Dear Family,
    I wish to express my deepest sympathy in the loss of your loved one. The pain, the grief, and the feelings of helplessness can seem unbearable. The Bible’s promises give comfort and hope. “ And he will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away.”- Revelation 21:4. If you would like to know more about what the Bible promises, please visit: jw.org free of charge or obligation.
    With Deepest Sympathy, Kristy

  14. My condolences to you Lindsey and the family and all who loved him.

    Again traveler you have come a long way led by that star. May you farewell. I am missing you intensely Companero. I was lost in the middle of some kind of dark night and came out the other side and prepared a place for us to sit in the screen room to sit and learned you are on the journey. I lit a candle and poured us a drink. I will meet you joyfully on that road someday my friend and we’ll journey together again.

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