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Richard K. Maxson ’49

Kennewick , Washington – Richard “Dick” Maxson, age 92, passed away peacefully on January 19, 2023. He was preceded in death by his wife of nearly 62 years, Doris Jean (Gerardy) Maxson. He is survived by his daughters, Nancy Maxson and Gail Kay, and Gail’s husband J.B. Kay. Richard was born in Chicago, Illinois, on … Read more

James M. Garnett ’74

James M. Garnett ‘74, and Treasurer of The South Kent School Corporation was a devoted son of South Kent, Jim arrived on the Hillside in the fall of 1970 and soon became  a leader on and off the athletic fields and  Cuyler Rink. Jim was captain of the Varsity Hockey Team and served as Senior Prefect … Read more

Jack D. B. Coleman

Passed away on January 28th, 2024. Born in London, England, on August 31, 1937, Jack David Bo Coleman was the eldest son of Anne Lise and David Coleman, and was, according to himself, of Viking lineage.  He was an inquisitive, intellectual, kind person with an irreverent sense of humor who loved telling tall tales and … Read more

Robert H. Bauer ’43

Passed away on December 27th, 2023. He proudly served in the U.S. Navy from 1943 to 1946 during World War II. Robert Hallock Bauer “Wore many hats in Kent” Mr. Robert “Bob” Hallock Bauer, 98, of Kent entered into the Gates of Heaven on Wednesday December 27, 2023 at Candlewood Valley Health & Rehabilitation Center … Read more

John J. Williams ’61

Passed away on December 23rd, 2023. August 15, 1942 – December 23, 2023 John J. Williams, 81, passed away on Saturday, December 23, 2023.

David P. Coles ’81

Passed away on December 21st, 2023. David Coles (SKS ‘81)  passed away on December 21, 2023 peacefully, surrounded by family and friends, following an illness. David attended South Kent for all four years. David was “everybody’s friend” at South Kent and was a strong student. He excelled academically, particularly in English and Latin. He discovered … Read more

Richard L. Randolph

Passed away December 15th, 2023. Richard (Dick) Lee Randolph died of natural causes after a short period of home hospice with family. Dick was an avid outdoorsman all his life and rowed his own raft down the Grand Canyon at 79 and camped throughout the West into his early 90s.  For many years he would … Read more

John B. Severance ’54

Passed away on November 28th, 2023. John Bridwell Severance (Jake) of Savannah, Georgia, renown author, teacher, and artist, died peacefully at home on November 28, 2023. He was 88. He is survived by his beloved wife of 38 years, Sylvia Frezzolini Severance, who cared for him with daily devotion and brought great humor and playfulness … Read more

James F. Cross IV ’71

Passed away on November 20th, 2023. BARRE – James F. “Jim” Cross IV, 70, died Nov. 20, 2023, at his home in Barre Town. He was born Dec. 2, 1952, in Orange, NJ, the son of Michèle and James Cross III. He graduated from South Kent School and Montclair State College. He earned bachelor’s degrees … Read more

William W. Cochran, Jr. ’54

Passed away on October 28th, 2023. William Watts Cochran, Jr, 88, of Rockingham, VA, passed away Saturday, Oct 28, 2023, at Bellaire at Stone Port. He was born in New York, NY, on February 10, 1935, and was the son of the late William Watts Cochran and Mary (Vanderpool) Cochran. Bill grew up in Morristown, … Read more

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