Tim Genry

Tim Genry, 69 years of age, passed away on January 23, 2024, at his home in Pelham. He was born February 10,1954, to Howard Genry and Jean Peters Genry of Pea Ridge, Alabama.

In 1976, his career in law enforcement began when he joined the City of Montevallo Police Department. He went on to serve as the Police Chief for the Town of Wilton before finally joining the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office in 1984. In February 2005, he retired as a Lieutenant from Shelby County Sheriff’s Office, having served his community for 30 years.

He was a current member of Oak Mountain Baptist Church in Pelham, Alabama. He is a lifetime member of the Fraternal Order of Police Shelby County Lodge #041, an active member of Central Masonic Lodge #070, and the Alabama Peace Officer Association. Anyone who knew him, knew he had a passion for firearms. This paved the way for his love of sporting clay events, joining the National Sporting Clays Association and even becoming a NRA Certified Firearms Instructor for the Sheriff’s Office. He also enjoyed Alabama football, Atlanta Braves baseball and all bluegrass music.

Tim will be remembered for always having a positive attitude, no matter his circumstances and the passion and care he had for people when serving his community.

Tim leaves behind his wife, Susan, to whom they recently celebrated 35 years of marriage together; son, Jason Genry (Janice); daughter, Meagan Glass; grandchildren, Justin Genry, Jay Genry, EmmaGrace Glass and James Genry; brothers, Phillip (Susan) Genry and Rodney Genry (Lena); cousin, Jack Gordon; and sister-in-law, Debbie Genry. He is preceded in death by his parents, his sister, Paula Greene and brother, Kevin Genry.

The funeral service will be held on January 31, 2024, at 11:00 a.m. at Oak Mountain Baptist Church at 1805 Co Rd 35, Pelham, Alabama with interment at the church cemetery. The visitation will be held from 9:30 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. with Pastor James Blair officiating the service.

1 Comment

  1. James D. Baker on January 28, 2024 at 2:45 am

    Tim was a good man.