He was born in Blountstown, but lived most of his life in Bristol.
He was a carpenter and was retired from the Liberty County Weatherization Department.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Leroy and Mattie Mae (Tipton) Kent; a grandchild, Heather; three brothers, Kenneth, Rodney, and John Allen “Bo” Kent; a sister, Barbara Ann Kent; and a brother-in-law, Jerry Pullam.
He is survived by two sons, Richie Parramore of Bristol and Robert Kent, Jr. of West Palm Beach; two daughters, Stephanie Glass of Bristol and April Renee Kent of Jacksonville; a brother, Van Kent, of Bristol; two sisters, Sherry Davis and her husband, Mark, of Bristol and Tami Pullam of Bristol; several grandchildren, nieces and nephews, and great-nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. ET, Thursday, June 9, in the Adams Funeral Home Chapel in Blountstown. Interment followed in Lake Mystic Cemetery in Bristol.
Adams Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements (phone 674-5449). On-line condolences may be made at www.adamsfh.com.