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Gentry, Tommy Jack

Wooster — Tommy Jack Gentry, age 66, of Wooster, died Thursday, March 19, 2020, at his home in Wooster, following a period of declining health.

Tommy was born on November 21, 1953, in Mountain City, Tennessee, to the late Gayther and Floye (Parks) Gentry, graduated from Orrville High School, and served in the United States Air Force.  He worked as a Tool and Die Journeyman for Artiflex (Gerstenslager) in Wooster for over 25 years, retiring in 2016.

Tommy enjoyed spending time outdoors, riding his motorcycle, flea marketing, and eating his popsicles.

Surviving are seven siblings, Joseph (Betty) Gentry of Orrville, Richard (Debbie) Gentry of East Greenville, Charles Ray (Jeannine) Gentry of New Philadelphia, Carol (Mark) Lehman-Burch of Massillon, Peggy (Jeff) Hamric of Orrville, William (Shelly) Gentry of Waynesburg, and John Barnett of Canton; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by sisters, Judith Rose Ella McGraner and Eleanor Lewis.

Cremation will take place and graveside services with military honors will be held at a later date at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery in Rittman.

Online condolences may be made at

Memorials may be made to defray funeral costs c/o Auble Funeral Home, 512 East Oak Street, Orrville, OH, 44667.

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