Ronald Gentry
1929 - 2020
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Ron Gentry was born in 1929 in Arkansas and passed away on July 8, 2020 in San Pedro. His family moved to Southern California when he was six and thereafter was forever a "San Pedran". While serving in the Navy during the Korean War, he married his sweetheart, Mary Jo. They raised three children, Kathy, Dan, and Karen and experienced great joy with their four grandchildren, Andrea, Jason, Kyla and Kory, and six great-grandchildren. Ron belonged to Masonic Lodge 645. Ron worked in the Nike Missile program and aerospace. During his career he was recognized several times for contributions to the missile program, satellite testing, and the space shuttle. Graveside services will be held on Friday, July 24, 2020, 2pm at Green Hills Memorial Park.

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Published in Palos Verdes Peninsula News on Jul. 20, 2020.
Graveside service
02:00 PM
Green Hills Memorial Park
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July 24, 2020
Our families were friendly in our tight San Pedro Methodist Church communities. We have fond memories. I especially recall Dan teaching me to pitch curveballs at your home one afternoon. Blessings and Peace to You All!
Laurie Ehlers Marks
July 20, 2020
Thoughts, prayers, and much love to the Gentry family ... many memories of our growing up together while at First Methodist Church in San Pedro. (McDonald).
Valerie (McDonald) Dutcher
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