, Port Arthur, Texas


November 15, 2012

James “Jimmy” E. Kent


James “Jimmy” E. Kent, 62, of Port Neches, died Sunday, November 4, 2012. He was born January 11, 1950, to Mildred and James E. Kent, Sr. in Texas City, and been a resident of the Mid-county area for seventeen years. Jimmy spent his career working as an electrical engineer. He enjoyed surfing, bull riding in rodeo’s, and worked beach patrol in Galveston as a lifeguard, but Jimmy will mostly be remembered for his love of photography and the photos he captured.

Survivors include his sister, Linda Chambers and her husband, Ralph, of Lumberton; and numerous other relatives and friends.

He is preceded in death by his parents.

His memorial service will be 3:00 p.m., Saturday, November 17, 2012, at Broussard’s, 505 North 12th Street, Nederland.

A private family committal will be held at Broussard’s Crematorium, Beaumont.

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