Darrell G. Gentry, 83, Lenoir City, passed away Saturday evening, June 8, 2013. He was a member of Highland Park Baptist Church and was retired from Champion Motor Coach. Darrell served in the United States National Guard.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Glenn and Ethel Gentry; and his brother, Dale Ray Gentry.
He is survived by his wife, Ann Simpson Gentry; children and their spouses, Don and Linda Gentry of Lenoir City, Dennis and Barbara Gentry, Darcey and Claudia Gentry and Phyllis Gentry, all of Michigan, Gloria and David Templeton, Dee Dee and Mike Romeo, Lisa and Stephen Lawling; 13 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; sister, Frances Pike of Elizabethton; nephews, Gary and Greg Reed; nieces, Debbie Glines and Linda Carecraft; one great-niece; and two special cousins, Vergie Gentry and Ann Marshall.
The family received friends 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, June 11, 2013, at Click Funeral Home in Lenoir City. Funeral services followed at 7 p.m. in the Click Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Eddie Click officiating. Family and friends gathered at the funeral home by 10:30 Wednesday morning and proceeded to Lakeview Mausoleum for entombment services at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Highland Park Baptist Church Building Fund or St. Judes Children's Hospital. Click Funeral Home in Lenoir City is in charge of arrangements. www.clickfuneralhome.com