Vernon M. Gentry

August 21, 1938 ~ December 17, 2023 (age 85) 85 Years Old

Vernon Gentry Obituary

Gentry, Vernon M. age 85 of Tipp City, Ohio passed away Sunday December 17, 2023. He was born August 21, 1938 in Baxter, Tennessee to Darwin and Buna {Palk} Gentry. Vernon is preceded in death by his parents, wife; Doris Gentry and brother; Billy Gentry. He is survived by his children; Denise (Jim) Hooper, Dana (Ryan) Murphy and Darren (Christine) Gentry all of Tipp City, siblings; Joan (Dick) Bibb of Vandalia, Ohio and Terry Gentry of Medway, Ohio. Also surviving are grandchildren; Catie (Nathan) Croy, Rachel (Zachary) Spoon, Andy (Taylor) Hooper, Joshua Morter, Meghan (Ryan) Clint, Leah (Caleb) Fawley, Micah (Jasmine) Gentry, Moriah (Dominic) Bedea, Michaela (Daniel) Garcia and Makenna Gentry and thirteen great-grandchildren.

Vernon loved his family, the Tipp City Church of the Nazarene, and especially Jesus. His greatest wish in life was for everyone in his family to know and love Jesus. Vernon was a supporter of LifeWise Academy. He was a hard worker and handyman that everyone could count on. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him.

Visitation will be 4:00 PM until 7:00 PM Friday, December 22, 2023 at the Tipp City Church of the Nazarene, 1221 W. Main St., Tipp City. Funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM the following day, Saturday, December 23, 2023 at the church. His family suggests that anyone wishing to make a memorial contribution in his memory to please consider, LifeWise Academy, 801 N. Westedge Dr., Tipp City, Ohio 45371. Arrangements have been entrusted to FRINGS AND BAYLIFF FUENRAL HOME, Tipp City. Online condolences may be expressed at

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December 22, 2023

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Tipp City Church of the Nazarene, Tipp City, Ohio

Funeral Service
December 23, 2023

11:00 AM
Tipp City Church of the Nazarene, Tipp City, Ohio


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