John Kent

John Alexander Kent, Jr., 68, of Arkansas City, went to be with his Lord and Savior Thursday, June 27, 2019, at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita.

A memorial service in Arkansas City will be announced at a later date.

John was born to John and Eula Kent on April 28, 1951, in St. Joseph, Mo. John was an outstanding high school athlete in his hometown of Garnett. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree from Friends University and his MBA from Southwestern College. John worked at Boeing for 27 years, spending the bulk of his career working as a second level manager over structural/metal bonding processes. John loved his family, Old Sleepy Eye pottery and doting on his grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his father, John A. Kent, Sr.

He is survived by his wife, Kelley; mother, Eula Kent; daughters, Arin Poole and Brynlee Tiger; brother, Robert Kent; and grandchildren, Bridger Poole, Lincoln Tiger and Emersyn Tiger.