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Michael Lynn Kent

November 30, 2023

Michael Kent Obituary

Michael Lynn Kent, age 60, of Quinlan, passed away Thursday, November 30, 2023, at his home. Funeral Services will be held at 10:00a.m. Thursday, December 7, 2023, at Ingram Funeral Home in Quinlan with burial following in Ashworth Cemetery.

Micheal Kent was born on Wednesday, April 17, 1963, in Langdale, Alabama to Woody Kent and Patricia Tingle Kent. Being born into a military family, he was raised and lived all over the world. He graduated from high school in Germany and made his way to Texas to look for work. He married Janet Mathis on October 8, 1997, in Greenville, Texas. He was preceded in death by his parents Woody & Patricia Kent & brother, Donald Kent. Michael was a lineman by profession and foreman for Pike Electric. Michael loved playing Poker and dreamed of earning a seat at the National Poker Tournament in Las Vegas. He also loved woodworking and fishing. He considered ‘the lake’ his best friend. A dear friend that gave him peace of mind and showed him the simpler things in life. Michael was a good and honest man. He was a hard worker and a wonderful provider for his family. Micheal had a huge heart and a selfless compassion for others. He enjoyed giving to others in need of help.

He is greatly loved and will be dearly missed by his devoted wife, Janet Kent of Quinlan; sons, Eric Canary of Quinlan, and Jeffery Canary of Quinlan ; daughter, Lacy Canary Reese, and husband Jacob of Quinlan; brother, Ronald Kent of Alabama; sister, Michelle Kent of Alabama; grandchildren, Cameron Canary, Keegan Canary, Mandi Canary, Skylar King, Shance King, Mason Canary, Devin Canary and Lettie Marie and mother-in-law, Wanda Mathis of Quinlan & numerous in laws & nieces & nephews. 



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December 6, 2023

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Ingram Funeral Home
1462 E. Quinlan Pkwy
Quinlan, Texas 75474

Funeral Service
December 7, 2023

10:00 AM
Ingram Funeral Home
1462 E. Quinlan Pkwy
Quinlan, Texas 75474


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