Brian J. Dent, 61, of Wilmington, NC, formerly from Liverpool, NY, died at home unexpectedly on December 19th, 2021.
Brian attended Liverpool High School (Liverpool, NY) for 3 years then obtained his High School Diploma from Tallahassee, Florida. He then served in the U.S. Airforce as a Aerospace Ground Equipment Mechanic and received an honorable discharge in September 1980.
Brian enjoyed working with wood. He was a construction worker and began his own company, “Brian Dent Construction Company”. Brian was an honest, dependable, and a very knowledgeable business man. In 1993, Brian was awarded a certificate as a member in good standing of the National Association of Home Builders of the United States and was pledged to observe the high ethical standards of business practice set forth by the Home Builders Association.
Brian enjoyed fishing, boating, and traveling. He was an avid donor to St. Jude’s. He was known for treating his employees and friends as family. He will be truly missed.
Brian is survived by his wife Catherine J. Dent of Winterville, NC, stepfather, Marshall Easton of Schenectady, NY, sisters, Maureen E. Watson (Mark Watson) of Schenectady, NY, Virginia J. Uqolini of Londonderry, NH, Kathleen M. Snyder of Leland, NC, stepsister, Susan Beberness (Jack Beberness) in Maryland, and step-brother Richard Easton (Diane Easton) of Troy, NY. He is survived by several aunts and uncles and several nieces and nephews. Mr. Dent was proceeded in death by his mother, Mary P. Easton of Schenectady, NY, his father, George R. Dent of Syracuse, NY, and his brother, Michael C. Dent of San Antonio, Texas.
We love you Brian and we miss you so much…
Sad to think that our days of fishing and playing in the swamps are over, Brian will be missed. Thank you so much to Brian’s big sister, Kathy Dent, for all her compassionate care over the years, making Brian’s final days happier and worthwhile.
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