John Edward Gentry

May 27, 1954 - January 8, 2024

John “Pop” Edward Gentry, 69, of Zions Crossroads, passed away Monday, January 8, 2024, at UVA Medical Center, with his family by his side.

Born in Charlottesville, VA, May 27, 1954, to the late Mary C. Gentry and Edward Hall Gentry Jr.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Linda Gale Gentry; a brother, Joseph Gentry; a granddaughter, Shawna Gentry; and a grandson, Shannon “Lil’ Shan” Gentry Jr.

John is survived by his wife, Shelia Mawyer Gentry; sisters, T.C. Clark (Wayne) and Janet Houchens (Timmy); a brother, Tommy Gentry (Carlos); his children, Shawn Gentry (Sherrie), Shannon Gentry (Tonya), Jason Gentry, Misty Thompson (Mark), Jennifer Gentry, Harley Gentry (Luke), Jeff Martin (Jamie), Tony Martin (Jennifer), Kimberly Eubanks (Devin), TT Holsapple (Jamara) and Kelly Gomez (Jose); grandchildren, Tori, Nathon, Travis, Kiersten, Kacey, Makayla, Dylan, Kaelie, Britni, CJ, Brian, Kyia, Chayce, Mia, Julia, Jenna, Jaden, Josie, Joshua, Jocelyn, Colby, Landon, Brooklyn, Syndey, Madisyn, Mason, Tre, Tristan, Tyson, Teegan, Jalayah, Natalie, Allison, Lucas, Layla; great-grandchildren, Josslyn, Landon, Jaxon, Georgia, Cori, Baylor, Jacie, Bentley, Greyson, Alethea, Presley and Mason; and many other family and friends.

A visitation will be held 12 p.m. Sunday, January 14, 2024, at Teague Funeral Service in Charlottesville.