Kent S. Tennant

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Kent S. Tennant, 74, formerly of Bellefontaine, passed away at 10:46 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019, at The Oaks of West Kettering. He was born Feb. 3, 1944, in Bellefontaine, a son of the late Stanley and Elizabeth Meister Tennant.

Kent is survived by three children, Nathaniel (Dianna) Tennant of Botkins, Tonya Tennant of Akron and Tim Tennant of Troy; former wife of 23 years, Brenda Tennant of Botkins; grandchildren, Cohen and NaomiTennant; and three brothers, Mark (Jean) Tennant of Alaska and Steve (Marcia) Tennant and Joe (Karen) Tennant, both of West Liberty.

A veteran of the United States Army, he served during the Vietnam War. He held a bachelor’s degree in education from Urbana University and retired from the USPS of Springfield where he spent his career as a mail carrier. He enjoyed golfing, gardening and going to local high school football and basketball games. He also enjoyed breakfast with the regulars at the Bellefontaine McDonald’s, and most of all spending time with his grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

A memorial service begins at noon Saturday, Jan.12, at Grace Chapel, 500 Linden St., West Liberty, where calling begins at 10 a.m. Pastor James Alter officiates.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Alzheimer’s Foundation of America and to Pitch in For Baseball.

Arrangements are in the care of Cromes-Edwards Funeral Home in Sidney.