William N. Gent, Jr., 93, of New Bern, passed away on Friday, December 6, 2013. He was born in Cumberland County, PA on April 16, 1920. He served in the US Marine Corps and retired as produce manager for A & P Food Stores. He was a devoted member of Temple Baptist Church in New Bern.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 69 years, Garnetta "Pat" Oglesby Gent on April 13, 2013. Surviving are his children, William N. Gent III of Bayboro, Nancy Gent-Burt and husband, Elton of Wellington, AL, and Albert Gent and wife, Diana of New Bern; grandchildren, Gina Noll and husband, George, William N. Gent IV and wife, Tonya, Patrick Poole, Dawn Wyatt, Ericka Gent, Daniel Gent and Crystal Gent; and great-grandchildren, Dustin Benefield, Paige Wyatt, Carrie Gent, Ashley Noll, Isabelle Gent, William N. Gent V and McKenzie Gent.
Funeral will be 2:00 p.m. Tuesday at Pollock-Best Funeral Home. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Monday.
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Arrangements by Pollock-Best Funerals & Cremations.
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