Kent attended grade school in Sigurd, Utah and graduated from Richfield High School. He went into the Army and served for two years, spending part of this time in Germany where he drove trucks.
Kent married Bonnie Dickinson in October of 1954. Together they had eight children. He worked for Kennecott Copper in McGill, NV until it closed around 1987. Kent spent many happy hours hunting and fishing with family and friends.
Kent is survived by his wife Bonnie of McGill, NV; children Steve (Sharon) Gurr of Loa, UT, Sharon Gurr of West Valley City, UT, Staci Gurr of Kearns, UT, Stanton (Teresa) Gurr of Las Vegas, NV, Susanne (Gary) Pember of Brisbane, Australia, Scott Gurr of Elko, NV, Shawn (Stefni) Gurr of Tri City, WA and Sheldon (Jenny) Gurr of Elko, NV; Twenty-three grandchildren and several great grandchildren.
A Viewing will be held Friday, September 4, 2015 from 9:30 to 10:30 A.M. at Magleby Mortuary in Richfield, UT. Graveside services will follow at 11:00 A.M. at the Monroe City Cemetery in Monroe, Utah.
There will be a Memorial Service at a later date in McGill, Nevada.