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Daniel "Danny" Eugene Gentry

Abingdon, Va.

Daniel “Danny” Eugene Gentry, 55, of the Cleveland community, passed away on Thursday, February 10, 2022, at Johnston Memorial Hospital.

He was currently working as a bundle hauler for the Bristol Herald Courier a job he had enjoyed for over 20 years. Danny loved farming especially working his hay and riding his tractor. He also enjoyed spending time with his dogs.

Survivors include his wife, Melissa Gentry; three step sons, David Estep and wife Amanda, Luke Estep and wife Crystal, and Eric Tenney and wife Laura; three step grandchildren, Abby, Madison and Jakob; a special aunt and uncle, Gladys Wyatt and James Gentry; lifelong friends, Donna Thomas Ostermeyer, Sandy Robertson, James Clevinger and Ben Berry.

The family wishes to express their sincere appreciation and thanks to all his work family and friends at Bristol Herald Courier for their prayers and support.

A service will be held at 2 p.m., on Wednesday, February 16, 2022, in the Pavilion at Forest Hills Memory Gardens with Pastor Paul Ketron officiating. Interment will follow. Those attending are asked to gather at the cemetery by 1:45 p.m.

Pallbearers will be Tony Slagle, Danny St. John, Jeff Brunette, Jack Perkins, Randy Robertson and James Ward.

Online condolences may be expressed at

Frost Funeral Home & Cremation Services is honored to serve the family of Mr. Gentry.


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