Gentry, Jr., Hubert "Bryce"
December 12, 1932 - January 24, 2021
Hubert "Bryce" Gentry, Jr., 88, passed away Sunday, January 24, 2021. He was born on December 12, 1932 to Bertha Clayton and Hubert Gentry, Sr.
Bryce proudly served in the United States Marine Corps as a gunnery sergeant, fought in the Korean war and received two Purple Hearts. He attended William and Mary College and graduated with a bachelor of science in architecture. He worked at Ray Troxell Architecture firm and retired after thirty years of service.
Bryce was preceded in death by his first wife, Betty Carter Gentry and second wife, Maxine Gentry; parents, Bertha Gentry Hubert Gentry Sr.; sister Nancy Smith (Earl).
He is survived by son, Mark C. Gentry (Kim-Elyse); daughter, Kim Dezern (David); grandchildren, Christopher J. Gentry (Amber), Kristian Weathers-Wedderspoon (Vinny Wedderspoon), Julian Weathers (Heather Embler), Molly Dezern; great-grandchildren, Weston Weathers, Asher Weathers and Carter Joseph Gentry; sister, Page Deardorf (Al); and many beloved nieces and nephews.
Bryce most recently lived at Walnut Ridge Assisted Living in Walnut Cove and was loved by those who cared for him. He enjoyed traveling, fishing and camping and building boats, planes and trains.
A walk through visitation will be held on Friday, January 29th from 4-8:00 PM at Salem Funeral & Cremation Service Reynolda Chapel, 2951 Reynolda Rd., Winston-Salem, NC 27106. A burial will be held at Salisbury National Cemetery on Friday, Feb. 5th at 1:00 PM. Online condolences may be made at www.salemfh.com
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Published by Winston-Salem Journal on Jan. 27, 2021.