Brooks & White
P.O. Box 1135
907 Durham Road
Roxboro, NC, 27573
(336) 599-3171
Funeral Home
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Obituary
Samuel "Sammy" D. Gentry
September 18, 1963 - May 18, 2019
Born in Person County, NC
Resided in Person County, NC
Visitation
Monday May 20, 2019, 6-7:30 PM
Brooks & White
907 Durham Rd
Roxboro, NC 27573
 
Service
Tuesday May 21, 2019, 11 AM
Chapel Service
Brooks & White
907 Durham Rd
Roxboro, NC 27573
Samuel "Sammy" D. Gentry, 55, of 5929 Dirgie Mine Road, Roxboro, died Saturday, May 18, 2019. Born in Person County, he was the son of the late David N. Gentry, Sr. and Shelby Jean Oliver Gentry Young. He was of the Baptist faith. Sammy had cancer for several years and remained positive throughout his entire battle.

Surviving are his brother, David N. Gentry, Jr. of Roxboro; sister, Rachel G. Tuck and husband, Timmy of Roxboro; nieces and nephews: Elaine Whitt and husband, Anthony, Nicholas "Nick" Gentry III, Leah Tuck and Joshua Tuck; one great-nephew, Troy Whitt.

Visitation will be held from 6-7:30 PM Monday, May 20, 2019 at the Brooks & White Chapel and other times at the home.

Funeral service will be 11 AM Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at the Brooks & White Chapel with the Rev. Avery Dalton officiating. Burial will follow in the Olive Branch Baptist Church Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Tony Parrish, Mark Roberson, Allen Lunsford, Randall Compton, Sammy Overby, Tommy Rice and Gary Fox. Honorary pallbearers will be Bert Gentry, Wayne Gentry, Steve Wilson and the members of the Person County Bass Hunters.

Memorials may be made to Hock Family Pavilion, 4023 N. Roxboro Road, Durham, NC 27704 or High View Baptist Church, 144 High View Road, Roxboro, NC, 27574.