Robert L. Kent

December 5, 1949 - August 31, 2020
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Robert L. Kent age 70, of Lima passed away 3:30 p.m., Monday, Aug. 31, 2020 at Lima Manor. He was born Dec. 5, 1949 in Lima to the late Oliver and Margaret Lugarda Staup Kent.
Robert had been a window dresser\designer in Manhattan and then came back to Lima and retired from Regal Cinemas. He enjoyed home interior designing and was very artistic. He was an excellent cook, loved films, flamingos and being on Facebook. He had a bachelors degree from Ohio University and a masters in fine arts from the University of Cincinnati.
Survivors include his partner of 32 years David Riegle and a half-brother John Davis. He was preceded in death by 2 brothers: Elmer ‘Don’ and Ronald Kent.
Private family services will be held.

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Born: December 5, 1949
Died: August 31, 2020

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Rachel Kent posted on 9/6/20

David, I know your love will always continue, even though you are parted. I’m keeping you in my thoughts.


Cheri Patton core posted on 9/5/20

David, Im so very sorry to hear of the passing of Robert. I always enjoyed you two as customers and as friends. (Lazarus Furniture and Westrich's) I havent seen either of you in a while, but I have never forgotten you guys. Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. He was an incredible man, so talented. Please take care David. Cheri Patton Core


Janice Rettig posted on 9/5/20

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Janice Rettig posted on 9/5/20

Bob probably never knew of me. I used to hold him when he was just a baby. He was a cute chubby little one, My parents were friends with Pete & Lagarda. I knew Don & Ron a lot more. We all played together when kids. Bob is the last of the Kent family. RIP all of you.


Faye Barga posted on 9/4/20

Robert always took the time to stop and say hello. I enjoyed his chats and his amazing wit. I feel your loss, David. He will be missed.