Melvin Robert Kent
March 10, 1940 — October 15, 2023
Melvin Robert Kent, born on March 10, 1940, in Washington, D.C., peacefully passed
away on October 15, 2023, at the age of 83.
Melvin was married to his high school sweetheart, Katherine, for 63 years, and together
they built a life filled with cherished memories. He leaves behind a legacy that includes
his spouse, Katherine Kent, his children, Paul Kent, Bobby Kent, and Sandi Cresswell, his
cherished grandchildren, Megan, Sean, Anthony, Jessica, Logan, and Kalina, his adored
great-grandchildren, Tara, Juniper, and Harlow, and beloved pet Baby.
Melvin was an avid collector of paintings, with a deep appreciation for art. He also had a
passion for old cars and enjoyed attending car shows. In particular, he restored a 1939
Chevrolet with the help of a friend and held a special affection for his 1979 Corvette.
Melvin split his time between Maryland and Florida, enjoying the best of both worlds. He
had a fondness for Maryland crabs and cherished the moments spent sharing them
In memory of Melvin Robert Kent, the family kindly requests that donations be made to
the American Heart Association or the American Diabetes Association.
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