August 8, 1954 ~ August 21, 2011
Born in: Buncombe Co.,
Resided in: Asheville, NC
Kim Allison Gentile, 57, of Cleveland Ave., died Sunday, August 21, 2011, at the John F. Keever Hospice Solace Center. A native of Buncombe Co., he was a son of the late Jolerd Robert and Frances Glenn Gentile. Mr. Gentile was a machinist with United Saw & Tool. He was an avid musician and guitarist. He is survived by his wife of 24 years, Pamela Gurren Gentile; daughters Misty Brooks and husband Jeremy of Candler, and Kimberly Joy Gentile of Asheville; grandchildren Jacob Brooks, Dayna Kelley, and Lindyn "Lulu" Brooks; sister Teri Gentile of Asheville; and also survived by best friend Gary Frazier of Asheville. A graveside service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Thursday at Lewis Memorial Park, with Paul Babelay officiating. His family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday at Groce Funeral Home on Tunnel Rd. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the John F. Keever Hospice Solace Center, PO Box 25338, Asheville, NC 28813.