Gerald Bent

Gerald BentGerald A. “Jerry” Bent, 61, of Rushville died at 1:15 p.m. June 16, 2017, at Culbertson Memorial Hospital Emergency Room in Rushville.

He was born June 13, 1956, in Rushville, a son of Chester Otis and Vera Royer Bent.

Surviving are three daughters, Karissa Bent of Astoria, Cassie Bent of Beardstown and Kara Bent of Ipava; one son, Cole Bent of Chillicothe; three brothers, Gary (and Cheryl) Bent of Petersburg, Larry (and Donna) Bent of Ipava and Dick (and Sandy) Bent of Browning; one sister, Nancy Herrick of Canton; and 11 grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

He worked construction.

Cremation rites have been accorded. Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. Sunday at Shawgo Memorial Home in Astoria.

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Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 6/21/2017


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