Obituary: James Edward Kent

October 6, 1937 – October 6, 2022

James Edward Kent, 85, of Bloomington, passed away on October 6, 2022, at 6:00 a.m. peacefully at his home. He was born in Bloomington on October 6, 1937, to James E. and Cleo (Bohall) Kent. He married Connie White Kent and she survives. James was a US Army veteran of the 11th Airborne Ranger Division; he was a retired truck driver with Cowden Trucking.

Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Connie Kent of Bloomington, sister, Nancy Jane (Jerry) Brown of Port Lavaca, Texas, brother, Raymond L. (Wreathie) Kent of Wilburn, Arkansas, nieces, Janet (Wayne) Smith of Port Lavaca, Texas, Cheryl (Shane) Robertson of Bloomington, Jeannie Ann Kent of Grasco, Arkansas, several other nieces, nephews and grandkids, step-children, James Ferguson, Lisa Boswell of Ellettsville, David Ferguson of Bedford, Doug Ferguson and Kevin Ferguson both of Bloomington.

James was preceded in death by his parents, three children, Lois Kent, William Kent, and Robert L. Kent, and one brother, Robert M. Kent.

Cremation was chosen, and Cresthaven Funeral Home is entrusted with his care.