Kent Allen Swigart, 71, of Wooster died doing what he loved, golfing and gambling in Gulfport, MS on Tuesday, October 10, 2023.
He was born on September 28, 1952 in Virginia to Kenneth and Jeanette Gartner Swigart. He graduated from Mansfield Madison High School in 1971.
Kent was in insurance and founded the Swigart-Braunscheidel Insurance Agency in 1994 after working for Prudential Life Insurance Company for many years. He semi-retired in 2010. Kent loved bowling and golfing and in his semi-retirement, he worked part time at both Wayne Lanes and The Pines. He also loved spending time with his friends and family and most especially attending his grandchildren’s events. Kent served his country in the National Guard. He was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church, the Elks Lodge #1346, American Legion Post #68 and the Knights of Columbus Council #789.
He is survived by his children Nicholas (Jennifer) Swigart, Vicki (Eric) Braunscheidel and Penny Malone all of Wooster; grandchildren Amber, Abigail and Audrey Swigart, Alyssa and Ashley Braunscheidel, Joshua and Kendra Miller, Cortney (Justin) Wilson and Stetson Miller; several great grandchildren; brother Kurt (Kim) Swigart of McCormick , SC and several nephews.
Kent was preceded in death by his parents and his fur baby Annie.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, October 18, 2023 at 11:00 AM at St. Mary Catholic Church, 527 Beall Ave., Wooster with Father Stephen Moran as celebrant. Interment will follow in St. Mary Cemetery.
Friends will be received on Tuesday from 4:00-7:00 PM at McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster.
Contributions may be directed to St. Mary Catholic Church, P. O. Box 109, Wooster, OH 44691.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mcintirebradhamsleek.com