Earl G. Kent Jr.

Earl G. Kent Jr. of Manteno, died February 2, 2020. He is survived by his loving wife Doris, son Paul (Beth) Kent, daughter Linda Kent, daughter Laura (Chris) Onjack, stepdaughter Sheilah (Jeff) Smith and stepson Jeremy (Kim) Norton. He was a proud grandparent of Andrew and Julie Kent, Jessica and Justin Smith, Alexis (Wes) Parker, Peter Onjack, MacKenzie and Paxton Norton. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Gloria and son Gregory. Fond brother in law and uncle to many. Earl was a very active volunteer. He served on the honor guard at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery for 11 years and volunteered at Riverside Hospital. He recently participated on an Honor Flight to Washington DC. He was grateful to be celebrated as a retired Marine. He attended St. Paul Lutheran Church in Matteson, where he was an elder, usher and a member of the Men's club. He could always be seen making pancakes and sausage at the pancake supper or working at the country fair. Earl loved to camp with his fellow church friends traveling on weekends and long trips across the country. Visitation Thursday 3-8 P.M. at Lawn Funeral Home 17909 S. 94th Ave. Tinley Park, IL 60487. Funeral Service Friday 9:00 A.M. at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 6201 Vollmer Road Matteson, IL 60443. Interment Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery with Military Honors. Funeral Info 708-532-3100.

3:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. on Thursday February 6, 2020
Lawn Funeral Home - Tinley Park
17909 S. 94th Ave.
Tinley Park, IL 60487 (Map/Directions)

9:00 A.M. on Friday February 7, 2020
St. Paul Lutheran Church - Matteson
6201 Vollmer Road
Matteson, IL 60443 (Map/Directions)

Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery
20953 Hoff Road
Elwood, IL 60421 (Map/Directions)