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Obituary: CARRKENT

Kent Jesse CarrJan. 5, 1959 ~ Dec. 23, 2013Born: 5 Jan. 1959; Lehi, UtahDied: 23 Dec. 2013; Salt Lake City, UtahKent was preceded in passing by his younger brother, Lynn J. and father Ezra John Carr; Survived by his Mother, Marie Carr and siblings: Melvin (Terri) of Mt. Pleasant, UT; Michael (Hillary) of Grantsville, UT, Maxine Smith (Dennis) of Linden, UT, and Rosie Hickman (Brent) of West Jordan, UT. Surviving children include: Aaron, Marissa Vanderkin (Adam) Auburn WA, Cameron, Amy, Matthew, and Jessica of Gig Harbor, WA. Marriage to Georgina Westman Carr; later divorced. Kent graduated from Granger High School (1977).He received an AS degree from Dixie College and later a BS degree in Social Work from SUU. Kent worked mostly for private care centers with gerontology patients. He had a special gift and ability to relate to and care for the elderly. He will be remembered for his many long hours of care and kindness to other people.He had a passion for working with flowers. He owned a floral design shop and provided specialty floral arrangements for thousands of people. After passing, one person noted that at the end of her mother's life, Kent brought by flowers many times for the Mother to cheer her up. This was a common practice for Kent. After donating flowers to the local LDS church for Sunday meetings, Kent asked the local Bishop to give them to someone who needed them.The funeral will be at the LDS Constitution Ward house in West Valley City, 3000 West 3835 South on Tuesday, December 31, 2013 at 11:00 am. Interment will be at the Charleston Cemetery, Wasatch County, Utah. Directors independent Funeral Service.