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Robert Howard Gentry

September 16, 1933 April 18, 2019
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Obituary for Robert Howard Gentry
Robert “Bobby” Howard Gentry, 85, of Farmville Virginia
passed away peacefully on April 18, 2019. “Bobby” was born
September 16, 1933 to Savoid and Evelyn Gentry. He retired
from Philip Morris after 30 years in 1986, where he was
known as a ‘fixer’. Bobby will be remembered fondly by all
who knew him as a gentle soul who enjoyed farming and
hunting. Bobby was preceded in death by his parents;
Virginia Phelps Gentry, mother of his daughter; his wife of
41 years, Lauraine Gentry; brother, Donald Gentry; and
sister, Mary Lou Orange. He is survived by daughters, Nancy
Boyles (Randy), Debra Jennings and Jennifer Jennings;
brother, Leonard Gentry; sister, Virginia Gentry;
grandchildren, April Pembelton (Brian) and Chip Boyles; and
2 great grandchildren, Landon and Mallory Pembelton.

A funeral service will be held on Monday, April 22, 2019 at 11:00AM in Worsham Baptist Church 6708 Farmville Road, Farmville, Virginia
with interment at Trinity Memorial Gardens. Family will receive friends on Sunday, April 21, 2019 from 6:00PM - 8:00PM at Puckett Funeral Home.
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