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David Chester Gentry

May 5, 1950 November 9, 2019
David Chester Gentry
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David C. Gentry, 69, of Grafton passed away Saturday November 9, 2019 at his home following a long illness. He was born May 5, 1950 in Layland, WV. And lived in the Elyria/Grafton area for most of his life. David retired from the Elyria branch of the Post Office where he worked as a clerk. He served in the United States Army in Viet Nam, was a member of the AMVETS Post 32 in Elyria and enjoyed gardening and spending time with his family. Survivors include his wife of 32 years, Jennifer (nee-Scott); daughters, Emily (Alex) Ross and Molly Gentry; sons, Michael (Jodi) Gentry, Jeremy (Michelle) Gentry, Jonathan Gentry and Aaron Gentry; 8 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild; mother, Minnie Gentry; sisters, Sheila Shaffer and Cheryl Gentry; brother, Gene Gentry. He was preceded in death by his father, Chester Gentry, sisters, Katy Gentry, Joyce Prunty and Kimberly Blair and a brother, Bobby Gentry. A Celebration of Life Gathering will be 1:00 p.m. Sunday December 1, 2019 at the AMVETS Post 32, 11087 Middle Ave., Elyria. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to the AMVETS Post 32. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Services 38475 Chestnut Ridge Rd., Elyria. Online condolences may be expressed at

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1:00 PM 12/1/2019 1:00:00 PM - 3:00 PM 12/1/2019 3:00:00 PM
AMVETS Post 32

11087 Middle Ave.
Elyria, OH 44035

AMVETS Post 32
11087 Middle Ave. Elyria 44035 OH
United States

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United States

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AMVETS Post # 32

11087 Middle Ave.
Elyria, OH 44035

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