TRIBUNE — William “Bill” Clifton Gentry, 90, died Friday, Dec. 29, 2017, at Greeley County Hospital, Tribune.

He was born July 19, 1927, in Scott City to Oren Johnston and Vivian Marcella (Ford) Gentry.

He served in the U.S. Navy from 1943 to 1945.

He married Mary Louise Lindblade on Aug. 19, 1945, in Chicago.

Bill began working at the Tribune Co-op in 1959, delivering propane to farmers and local businesses.

He is survived by his daughters, Mary Ellen Baker of Norman, Okla., and Connie Jo Brandl of Tribune; a son, Barkley Gentry of Tribune; a sister, Ruth Sawyer of Willows, Calif.; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his, Mary Gentry; sisters, Helen Mallory and Carol Houston; and a brother, Bob Gentry.

A graveside service will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Greeley County Cemetery, Tribune. Cremation has taken place. A reception will be held immediately following the service at the VFW Post #7521, Tribune.

Suggested memorial contributions can be made to the Greeley County EMS, the Melvin Kuder Senior Center, or the VFW Post # 7521, in care of Weeks Family Funeral Home & Crematory, P.O. Box 1200, Sublette, KS 67877. Condolences may be left online at