Willie Kent Sr. 1942-2013

SHARON, Pa. – Willie Kent Sr., 71, died Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013, at his residence.

He was born Sept. 14, 1942, in Fairmont, W.Va., the son of Ashby Sr. and Martha Rebecca Kent.

Mr. Kent retired from the Sharon Tube Co. as a crane operator.

Survivors include two daughters, Virginia Kent of Warren and Erica Kent of Columbus; two sons, Willie Jr. of Cincinnati and Alphonso of Hubbard; six brothers, Eugene of Cleveland, Ronald of Pittsburgh, Gary Wayne of Fairmont, W.Va., Alphonso of Columbia, S.C., and Kenneth of Denver; two sisters, Mary Jo Hopkins of Pittsburgh and Carol Guin of Fairmont, W.Va.; and six grandchildren.

Willie was preceded in death by three brothers and a sister.

Calling hours will be from 11 a.m. until the time of the 1 p.m. service Friday at the J. Bradley McGonigle Funeral Home and Crematory Inc. in Sharon, Pa.

Interment will take place in Fairmont, W.Va.