Lawrence Harry Gentry, age 74 of Sand Springs, passed away on Tuesday, November 6, 2012 in Tulsa. \r\r\n \r\r\nLawrence was born on June 1, 1938 in Tulsa to Raymond D. and Mildred Ruth (Hall) Gentry. He graduated from Oklahoma State University in Stillwater in 1960 and served seven years in the Army National Guard. He married Barbara Ann Gentry in 1964, she passed away in 2009. Lawrence was retired merchant and store manager. He enjoyed his garden, fishing, hunting and reading about history and mysteries. He also loved piddling around in his workshop. \r\r\n \r\r\nHe is survived by his brother Mike Gentry and wife Linda of Fair Oaks, California. Lawrence also leaves behind several other relatives and friends in the Sand Springs area whose friendship and generous support over the years was much appreciated. \r\r\n \r\r\nLawrence is preceded in death by his father Raymond Gentry, mother Mildred Gentry, step-mother Jean Gentry, beautiful wife of 44 years Barbara Ann Gentry.