William Jackson Kent

Birth
Death 12 Jun 1990 (aged 71)
Burial Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Memorial ID 86377518 · View Source
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WILLIAM JACKSON KENT, 71, of 1338 French St., Wilmington, died Sunday of heart failure in Riverside Hospital.

Mr. Kent was the first black iron worker hired in 1974 under a new apprentice program with Iron Workers Union Local 451, Elsmere, a family member said. He retired in 1984.

He was a member of St. Patrick's Senior Center.

His wife, Miriam, died in 1985. He is survived by a daughter, Lorraine Kent and two sisters, Zella Lee and Audrey Faulkner, all of Wilmington, and two granddaughters.

Services will be at noon today in J. Llewellyn Bell Memorial Chapel, 4201 Washington St., where firends may call at 11 a.m. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery, 33rd and North Market streets.

(The News Journal, Wilmington, DE, 15 Jun 1990 (Friday), Page B10)


KENT - In the Riverside Hospital on Sunday, June 10, 1990, William Jackson Kent, age 71, of 1338 French St. Husband of the late Miriam Kent. Father of Lorraine D. Kent of Wilm. Grandfather of Toni Garcia, Chana Garcia of Wilm. Brother of Zella Kent Lee of Wilm, Audrey Kent Faulkner of Newcastle, DE. Uncle of Alice Hargrow of Wilm., William Kent of Phila., Charles Kent, Terry Lee of Wilm. Also survived by a host of other relatives and friends. Relatives and friends are invited to attend funeral services on Friday, June 15 at 12 noon from the J. LLEWELLYN BELL MEMORIAL CHAPEL, Lea Blvd & Washington St. Interment Riverview Cemetery. Friends may call at the chapel from 11-12.
(The News Journal, wilminton, DE, 13 Jun 1990 (Wednesday), Page B6)


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  • Created by: Tedd Cocker
  • Added: 7 Mar 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 86377518
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Jackson Kent (31 Jan 1919–12 Jun 1990), Find A Grave Memorial no. 86377518, citing Riverview Cemetery, Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA ; Maintained by Tedd Cocker (contributor 47025283) .