• "May the God of all comfort sustain your family during the..."
  • "My condolences to you and your family."
    - Lee
  • "Kent King was the most black and white man I've ever..."
    - tom buessing
  • "Gail and family, I am so very sorry that Kent is gone. He..."
    - Debbie (Brean) Cole
  • "Gail and family, I am so sorry to hear that Kent is gone. ..."
    - Debbie (Brean) Cole

KING, Kent 78, of Tucson passed away on January 3, 2019 with his family by his side. Kent owned New Way Auto Parts since 1962, working there with his son, Mike, until his death. Kent was a sports enthusiast and loved spending time with his family and friends at dinners and weekend trips. He was also known for his delicious homemade ice cream that was treasured by his grandchildren. Kent dearly loved his wife, Gail, showing his love through acts of kindness, big and small. At the end of his life, Kent expressed his love and gratitude, saying that he could not have scripted a better life. Kent is survived by his wife of 59 years, Gail; daughter, Deborah (Scott Dawkins); son, Mike (Becky) and four grandchildren. A Visitation is scheduled at EAST LAWN PALMS MORTUARY on Thursday, January 10, 2019 from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Casa De Los Niños, Tucson Summer Music, or the in Kent King's name.

Published in the Arizona Daily Star on Jan. 9, 2019
Arrangements under the direction of:
East Lawn Palms Mortuary
5801 East Grant Road | Tucson, AZ 85712 | (520) 885-6741
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