James F. “Jim” Dent

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

James F. “Jim” Dent, 83, of Purdy, passed away Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018, at Lacoba Nursing Home in Monett.

He was born Jan. 30, 1935, in Jacket, the son of Lindsey and Ina (Carnes) Dent. In 1954, he was united in marriage to Carolean Williams, who survives.

Additional survivors include: two sons, Neal Dent and Clifford Dent and his wife Lisa, all of Purdy; one daughter, Brenda Dent of Purdy; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

He graduated high school at Washburn and then graduated from WTI. For several years, he worked on airplanes for Boeing. He was a self-employed mechanic, and for 43 years drove a school bus at Purdy.

Services were held Feb. 8, at Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. David Keeling conducted the services. Burial was at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Butterfield.

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Cassville, Missouri