Kent Bradley James
1964 - 2020
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Kent Bradley James
April 30, 1964 - July 3, 2020
Kent Bradley James
Born April 30, 1964, in Ogden, Utah, and passed unexpectedly July 3, 2020, in Palm Springs, California. An enthusiastic, talented soul is with loved ones in Paradise.
Kent excelled in guitar and voice and enjoyed performing throughout his life. He had many artistic abilities. Kent's infectious laugh was admired by many and his lighthearted nature helped carry him through life. He was always quick to help strangers as well as friends.
Kent served an LDS mission in Córdoba, Argentina.
He is survived by his beloved dogs, his loving mother, Bonnie James, his brother, Mark James and his sister Dionne James Wallace. Also fond memories of Kent are held by uncles/aunts, nieces/nephews and cousins. He was pre-deceased by his father Vern James.
He will be interred in the North Logan cemetery.


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Published in Logan Herald Journal on Jul. 7, 2020.
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September 27, 2020
I first met Kent when I saw him onstage at the Inland Empire Festival in Riverside, California in the summer of 2001. To this day, it is one of the most electric, amazing performances that I have ever seen. I felt compelled to introduce myself backstage, and I was fortunate to be able to host him and his band at my home while they performed in San Francisco the following summer. Through my conversations with Kent, it not only became clear that he is one of the kindest human beings and the gentlest of souls, but also that he was torn that his passionate need to live his truth took him away from the people who he knew and loved in his hometown of Logan. It is my wish that his friends and family in Utah know that you were always in the center of his heart, and that you also know that he was so, so dearly loved and cherished by those who surrounded him in California. Rest In Peace, dear, sweet, talented, energetic, loving, generous, unique, empathic, and electric Kent.
Kevin Pedretti
Friend
July 8, 2020
Kent and I were good friends during our junior high years. Kent was kind to everyone. Im sorry to hear of his passing. Best wishes to his loved ones.
Rob Griffin
Friend
July 8, 2020
I have many fond memories of knowing Kent in Jr High and High School. May all who love him feel peace and comfort.
Carolyn Erickson Larsen
Friend
July 7, 2020
In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you. i wish i could have told you that in person.
Andrew Axelrod
Friend
July 6, 2020
Kent was one of the kindest people I have ever known. My thoughts and prayers go out to his family.
Sharee Horman Billman
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