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Feb. 22, 1975 – Nov. 17, 2022
Matt Gentry obit pic

Matthew Dale Gentry (Cowboy) was born in Modesto, CA to Dale Wayne and Kathy Marie Gentry on February 22, 1975. Matt grew up in Escalon and was part of EHS FFA, EHS Football, and more. Matt started his employment career working at Escalon Lumber then went onto firefighting and EMT. Matt also worked many years in the security field, but he loved being a chef most of all. In 2002, Matt moved to Yelm, WA and in 2012 to Reno, NV.

On November 17, 2022 Matthew lost his long battle with depression in Caliente, NV. He is survived by his sister Paula Gentry-Mann, half-sister Deanna Gentry, half-brother Jesse Gentry, step-mother Linda Gentry, daughter Kaitlyn Smith, son Bradley Gentry, niece Sierra Gentry, nephews Anthony Mann and Shane Mann, and his fiancée Chantelle Ruth.

Matthew is preceded in death by his mother, father, and half-sister Sandra Gentry.

Services for Matthew Gentry will be held graveside at Burwood Cemetery on February 22, 2023 at 2 p.m.

The Escalon (Calif.) Times

Feb. 15, 2023