Michael James Brent
Michael James Brent of Nixa, MO was born December 08, 1947 in Poplar Bluff, MO and died May 15, 2014.
He is survived by his loving parents Jim (Junior) and Patsy (Martin) Brent of Nixa, MO; son Billy, his daughter Olivia, and her mother Esther; daughter Courtney; son Jeff, his daughter Paeson, and her mother Caitlyn; and numerous family, friends, and coworkers.
Mike enjoyed spending time with and spoiling his granddaughters in recent years. He loved the outdoors; quail and pheasant hunting, fishing, gardening, and raising his dogs. He enjoyed watching, playing, coaching and umpiring/refereeing all sports. He loved to help people, friend or stranger. This reflected in his commitment to public service through his over forty year employment with the Social Security Administration. He proudly served in the US Air Force. Mike was truly one of the "good guys" and he will be missed by all those who knew him.
Services for Michael will be at 6:00 P.M. Monday, May 19, 2014 at Greenlawn Funeral Home East with visitation immediately following until 8:00 P.M. Graveside services will be at 1:00 P.M. Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Poplar Bluff, Missouri.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to: Washington University School of Medicine Pediatric Epilepsy Center
660 South Euclid Avenue, Box 8111, St. Louis, MO 63110
Greenlawn Funeral Home East - Springfield
3540 E. Seminole Springfield, MO 65809
Published in the News-Leader from May 18 to May 20, 2014