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OBITUARIES – Robby McDonald and Bobby Kent

These two obituaries came in after our press time at noon on Tuesday so they did not make this week’s print edition. Our prayers are with their loved ones. * * * Robert Eugene “Robby” McDonald passed away Monday, June 6, 2011 in Blountstown. He was born August 11, 1987 and was a lifelong resident of Blountstown. He attended Christian Home Free Will Baptist Church and was a member of First Pentecostal Holiness Church of Blountstown. Robby was a 2005 graduate of Blountstown High School and was currently a student of Chipola College. He was an avid sports fan and was a member of the BHS 2004 Football State Championship Runner-Up team. He was preceded in death by his grandfathers, William McDonald and Grady Burkett and his uncle, William McDonald. He is survived by his parents, Robert and Lawana McDonald and his brother, Joseph McDonald. He is also survived by his grandmothers, Mamie Sumner and Lovie Burkett, and many other loving relatives. Funeral services will be held 10:00 a.m., Friday, June 10, 2011 at the Blountstown First Pentecostal Holiness Church with Reverend David Goodman officiating. Interment will follow in Nettle Ridge Cemetery in Blountstown. The family will receive friends 6:00-8:00 p.m., Thursday, June 9 at Adams Funeral Home. Robby loved his family and friends with whom he shared his love of music and drums. He has left so many wonderful memories and a void in our lives that can never be replaced. Flowers will be accepted or memorial contributions may be made to First Pentecostal Holiness Church Robby McDonald Memorial Fund, P. O. Box 281, Blountstown, Florida 32424. Adams Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Phone 674-5449. On-line condolences may be made at adamsfh.com * * * Bobby “Sugarbear” Kent of Bristol passed away Monday, June 6, 2011 in Panama City. He was born in Blountstown but lived most of his life in Bristol. He was a carpenter and was retired from the Liberty County Weatherization Department. He was preceded in death by his parents, Leroy and Mattie Mae (Tipton) Kent; a grandchild, Heather; three brothers, Kenneth, Rodney, and John Allen “Bo” Kent; a sister, Barbara Ann Kent; and a brother-in-law Jerry Pullam. He is survived by two sons, Richie Parramore of Bristol and Robert Kent, Jr. of West Palm Beach; two daughters, Stephanie Glass of Bristol and April Renee Kent of Jacksonville; a brother, Van Kent of Bristol; two sisters, Sherry Davis and her husband, Mark of Bristol and Tami Pullam of Bristol; several grandchildren, nieces and nephews, and great-nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held 10:00 a.m. ET, Thursday, June 9, 2011 in Adams Funeral Home Chapel in Blountstown. Interment will follow in Lake Mystic Cemetery in Bristol. The family will receive friends 6:00-8:00 p.m. ET, Wednesday, June 8 in Adams Funeral Home in Bristol. Adams Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Phone 674-5449. On-line condolences may be made at adamsfh.com

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