Obituary: Howard Eugene Kent


Howard Eugene Kent, of Cullman, Alabama, passed away on April 28, 2023, at the age of 82. Mr. Kent was born in Oneonta, Alabama, on Jan. 23, 1941.

Howard was known to many as the bicycle man. He was an outgoing man who never met a stranger. Mr. Kent loved scrapping and was an avid treasure hunter. He adored his grandchildren, and he will be greatly missed by many.

Mr. Kent is preceded in death by his parents; son, Steven Kent; and brother, Willie Lee Kent.

A host of stepchildren, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren, as well as a number of dear friends and relatives survive Howard. His memory will live on in the hearts of those he loved for many years to come.

A time of visitation will be held on Monday, May 1, 2023, in the Holly Pond Funeral Home Chapel. Friends are invited to visit with the family from 12 p.m. until funeral services begin at 1 p.m. Burial will follow services in Antioch Cemetery.

Holly Pond Funeral Home is honored to serve the Kent family.