Christopher D. Kent

South Brooks Street

Christopher D. Kent, 30, of South Brooks Street, died at 9:30 a.m. Monday, Dec. 14, 2015, at his home.

Christopher was born June 18, 1985, in Columbus, the son of Kevin D. and Lori R. Kent Purvis.

Chris was currently employed at Tipton Mills Food. He was a coin collector and loved spending time with his children.

The funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. Monday, Dec. 21 at Jewell-­Rittman Family Funeral Home. Calling will be from 10 a.m. until time of service Monday.

Burial will be at Donaldson Cemetery.

Survivors include his father, Kevin D. Purvis of Columbus; mother, Lori R. (Tim) Miller of Pocomoke City, Maryland; step-mother, Mary Herrera of Columbus; a son, Carter Lee Kent of Columbus; daughter, Halle Nicole Kent of Columbus; brothers, Michael Kent of Columbus, Timmy Miller II of Maryland and Rocky Miller of Columbus; sisters, Casey L. Purvis, Gabby Herrera, Jennifer Herrera and Tabitha Miller all of Columbus; grandfather, Larry Kent of Pocomoke City, Maryland; great-grandparents, Glen and Jean Hadley of Columbus; and several aunts and uncles.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Rosemary Ruth and Herbert O. Purvis and Linda D. Kent; brother, Scott Sheppard; sister, Jessica Skirvin; uncles, Doug Purvis, Sean Kent and Darin Kent; and aunts, Terry Giles and Janet Roscoe.

You are invited to view his video tribute after 10 a.m. Monday, light a virtual candle and send a message to the family via the internet.