Mike Gentry, 69, of Vidor died Sunday, Jan. 17, at Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont.

A native of Beaumont, he wasa longtime resident of Vidor. Gentry was involved with Orangefield ISD for more than 30 years and retired as the Superintendent. He received his bachelors and masters degree at Lamar University in Beaumont. He was the UIL executive director for two school districts in the area. Gentry was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother and uncle.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 am Thursday, Jan. 21, at First Baptist Church in Vidor, with burial to follow at Restlawn Memorial Park in Vidor.

Visitation will be at 6:00 pm Wednesday, Jan. 20, at Memorial Funeral Home of Vidor.

He is survived by his son Michael Gentry and his wife Debbie of Vidor; daughter Cassandra Boone-Ruch and her husband Bradley of Katy; sister Leatrus Henry of Vidor; eight grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.