Passed away peacefully with family holding his hand at the Sault Area Hospital on Sunday, September 19th, 2021 at the age of 85.
Ron was born December 13, 1935 in Richards Landing, ON. Cherished husband of the late Margaret for 52 years. Beloved father of David (Carol), Colleen Henderson (Mark), Amy Sullivan (Greg) and Ian (Melissa). Predeceased by daughter in law Kimberley. Proud grandfather of Jason (Meaghan), Ryan (Leah), Graham (Reilly) and Elyse. Old Papa to great grandsons Griffin, Ellis and Everett. Special friend of Rosalie Goos. Son of the late Clarence and Viola Kent and son in law of the late Bert and Ina Priddle. Caring brother of Carol Hunter (late Dean) and the late Judith. Brother in law of George Priddle (Anita) and John Priddle (late Diana). Also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Ron was a respected member of the community and best known as owner of Kentvale Merchants for many years. He was a life long member and caretaker of Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Jocelyn.
Friends are invited to visit at the Royal Canadian Legion, Richards Landing on Wednesday, September 22, 2021 from 5-8 pm and on Thursday from 12 pm until time of service at the legion at 2 pm. Rev. Rosalie Goos and Rev. Susan Montague Koyle officiating. Interment Holy Trinity Cemetery, Jocelyn following the service.
Memorial contributions to the Holy Trinity Anglican Church or to Matthews Memorial Hospital Association would be appreciated.
Covid restrictions require social distancing and masking and a capacity of 130 will be allowed for the service at 2 pm.
Arrangements entrusted to Arthur Funeral Home – Barton & Kiteley Chapel (492 Wellington St. E. – 705-759-2522). Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.arthurfuneralhome.com for the Kent family.