Kent A. Horten

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Linneus - Kent A. Horten, 69, passed away Monday May 6, 2019 in Blue Springs, MS. He was born October 5, 1949, in Houlton, the son of the late Laurence and Shirley (DeWitt) Horten.
Kent grew up in Houlton and graduated from Houlton High School in 1967. He then attended and graduated from Wentworth Institute with an Associates Degree in construction. Kent worked for many years as a self employed carpenter. He also drove truck up and down the east coast for six years hauling for New England Chemical. He also taught carpentry at Region 2 Vocational for twelve years. In 1990 Kent bought Horten Building Supplies from his father and would own and operate until December 31, 2015. Throughout the years Kent enjoyed playing softball, racing snow sleds and cars, traveling throughout the country, and "Booz Cruises at Drews."
He is survived by his wife Emily of Linneus, four children, Tracey Quint and her husband Olin of Hodgdon, Jill Horten of Old Orchard Beach, Brett Horten of Houlton, Janelle Horten of Hodgdon, five grandchildren, Justin Quint, Taylor Quint, Dawson, Khane, Blake, and Sullivan. He also leaves behind a brother Brent Horten and his wife Wendy of North Carolina, his stepdaughter, Amy Cardona and her husband David of North Carolina, as well as his dog "Little Bit."
Friends may call 5-7 PM Thursday, May 16, 2019, at Dunn Funeral Home. A graveside service will be conducted 2 PM Friday, at Hodgdon Cemetery with Pastor David Tuttle officiating. A celebration of Kent's life will be held 1 PM Saturday at the Houlton Lodge Of Elks. Gifts in Kent's memory may be made payable to the Health Services Foundation in c/o Dunn Funeral Home, 11 Park St., Houlton, ME 04730. Arrangements in care of Dunn Funeral Home. Online condolences may be expressed on the Tribute Wall at:www.dunnfuneral.com
Published on May 13, 2019
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