Stephen Ray Gentry, 72, of Decatur, died Sunday, October 25, 2020 at 4:59 pm.\n\nThere will be a private family graveside service on Monday, November 2, 2020 in Mt. Gilead Cemetery with Pastor Mark Cooper officiating. Memorials may be made to the American Red Cross. Tanzyus Logan Funeral Service and Care is in charge of arrangements.\n\nHe was the son of Andy and Thelma Gentry. Stephen was born in Decatur in August of 1948. Stephen served in the U.S. Army. He worked at PPG Shipping, retiring in 2008. He married Mary Beck on November 18, 1967 in Decatur, Illinois.\n\nStephen is survived by his wife, Mary of Decatur; son, Charles (Lisa) Gentry of Decatur; daughters, Stephanie Gentry and Andrea (John) Snyder, all of Decatur; and granddaughter Emma Lou Snyder. He was preceded by his parents; one brother; and one sister.