Daily Progress, Jacksonville, TX

Obituaries

April 8, 2014

Everett Roland Genter

JACKSONVILLE — Funeral services for Everett Roland Genter, age 97, of Jacksonville, are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at Autry Funeral Home Chapel in Jacksonville with Rev. David Genter officiating.  Interment will be at Jarratt Cemetery.

Mr. Genter passed away Friday, April 4, 2014 in Jacksonville.

He was born October 19, 1916 in Scottville, Michigan to Lewis and Katie Genter.

Everett, an engineer by trade, started Gentex Aluminum Products and retired at age 65. He was a member of Cove Springs Church since 1990 and the Lions Club of Jacksonville. He was a baseball player in the Michigan Minor Leagues and gardening was a hobby.

He is preceded in death by his parents; wife of 76 years, Mildred Genter; six brothers, and one

sister.

Survivors include his sons, Roland Genter and wife Betty, of Round Hill, VA, Wayne Genter of Ashburn, VA, Rev. David Genter and wife Robin of Egg Harbor, NJ; daughters, Marie Genter and Carol Schrimpf, both of Jacksonville; 12 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Viewing will begin on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 with family receiving friends at 1p.m. at Autry Funeral Home in Jacksonville.

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