EDMESTON – David Hunter Kent, 63, who retired as head mechanic at Edmeston Central School’s bus garage, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Tuesday August 1, 2017.
Dave was born on May 11, 1954, in Cooperstown, the son of the late John and Isabella Brand Kent. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his sister Genevieve Kent Waller, a brother-in-law William Nevil, and parents-in-law Joe and Joan Seifried.
Dave is survived by, his loving wife Lynn Seifried Kent, whom he married on Aug. 5, 1978; his sons John D. Kent and Joseph B. Kent; sister Kathleen Nevil; sisters-in-law Lori Sullivan (John) and Leslie Seifried (Vito), brothers-in-law Wesley Waller, Lee Seifried (Patty), and Lewis Seifried (Deb). He is also survived by several nieces and nephews.
Dave retired from Edmeston Central on June 19, 2009, after 31 years of service. He was a former fire commissioner and long-time Edmeston Fire Department member.
Memorial services will be 2 p.m. Sunday Aug. 6, at the Delker & Terry Funeral Home, 30 South St., Edmeston, with Pastor Jay Henderson of the Burlington Flats Baptist Church officiating. In lieu of calling hours, all are invited to the Edmeston Fire Department for refreshments following the memorial service.
In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to the Edmeston Fire Department in memory of Dave.
Arrangements are the Delker & Terry Funeral Home.
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