William F. “Bill” Kent, age 86, of Sparland, passed away on Sunday, June 5, 2022 at Heritage Health in Chillicothe.
Bill was born on August 16, 1935 in Chillicothe to Berton G. and Lillian M. (Taylor) Kent. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and he worked for Kramer’s Concrete in Peoria and later for Kroger. Bill loved putting puzzles together and he was especially fond of his sister’s dog, Snowball.
He joins in Heaven, his parents; four brothers, Arthur, Robert, Leslie and Walter Kent; and two sisters, Gulletta Hubble and Margaret Crady. He is survived by his sister, Dorothy Dawson of Sparland; a special niece, Kimberly Matthews; three nephews, Richard, Donald and Danny Dawson; along with many other nieces and nephews.
Bill’s wishes were to be cremated and there will be no services. Burial of ashes will be at Chillicothe City Cemetery. Arrangements are under the care of Weber-Hurd Funeral Home in Chillicothe.