Kent Easton, 71, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, passed away on August 25, 2021 at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mount Vernon.
He was born August 3, 1950 in Fairfield, Illinois to the late Allison Easton and Jean Hollinger. Kent married Sheree (Hunziker) Easton on April 23, 2005 in Mount Vernon. They were blessed with 16 years of marriage.In addition to his beloved wife, Kent is survived by his children, Josh Easton and wife, Keli, Joey Easton and wife, Danielle, Kyle Ronat, Jordan Ronat and wife, Brittany, Ryann Stehley and special friend, Emiliano Andrada, Tim Stehley, and Andrea Joseph; grandchildren Taylor Easton, Brennan Easton, Jace Easton, Preslei Easton, Esme Ronat, Emily Ronat, Jack Joseph, and Acee Joseph; sister, Pam Robertson and husband, Scott of Mount Vernon; mother-in-law: Shirley Hunziker; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Kent was preceded in death by his sister-in-law, Deb Clark.
Kent proudly served in the Army National Guard and was a member of Saint Mary Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Mount Vernon.
Per Kent’s request a Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Memorials may be made in Kent’s honor to Saint Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital or Shriner’s Hospitals for Children. Call Hughey Funeral Home at 618-242-3348 or visit hugheyfh.com for further information.