Death of Calvin Ray Dent

Calvin Ray Dent, 86 of Plant City, Florida, formerly of Winfield, WVa, died August 19, 2014, at Health Center of Plant City.

Born February 9, 1928 in St Albans, West Virginia, he was the son of the late W.H. and Mabel McComas Dent. He was the husband of the late Betty Graves Dent.

He was predeceased by sisters, Glenith Dillmore, Jackie Nida and Donna Treadwell.

Surviving are; daughters, Lea Ann (Dale) Goff, Vicki (Mac) Lambert and Deborah (David) Taylor; son Wesley (Doris) Claar; 8 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren, and his beloved companion, Misty.

Calvin was a WWII veteran of the US Army Air Corp, European Theatre, attended Morris Harvey College, was retired after 25 years from Union Carbide, was a member of Plant City’s First Baptist Church, and also a member of Charleston, WVa Masonic Lodge, Scottish Rite, Beni Kedem Shriners, Beni Kedem Patrol, and made several trips to the Shriner’s Hospital for Children.

The family wishes to express its sincere thanks to the Health Center of Plant City for their service to their loved one.

A Funeral service will be 10:00 AM, Friday, August 22, 2014, Haught Funeral Home Chapel, 708 W. Dr. M.L.K. Jr. Blvd. Plant City. The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Thursday, August 21, 2014, at the funeral home.

Final interment will be in Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, FL.

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