Paul D. Lent

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Paul D Lent, 69, of Marietta, went home to be with our Lord and Saviour at 2:19 am on Sunday, August 4, 2013, at Marietta Memorial Hospital.  He was born on May 21, 1944, in Lower Salem a son of James and Elsie Moore Lent.  He had been employed in the Shipping Department of Kardex until his retirement.  He was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving in Germany and was a member of Open Door Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife Peggy Weaver Lent whom he married on April 2, 2009.  He is also survived by 1 son, 2 daughters and 1 stepdaughter:  Michelle (Rick) Vajdich of Marietta, Derrick (Rachel) Lent of Little Hocking, Paula (Jamey) Styer of Marietta, Kristina (Randy) Hendershot of Marietta; 5 grandchildren:  Haylee Vajdich, Devin, Damien and Alexis Lent, Johnathan Styer; 3 step grandchildren:  Clarissa Hendershot, Rebecca Hendershot and Bishop Nunn.  He is also survived by 2 brothers and 2 sisters:  James J. Lent, Herbert (Lorraine) Lent, Naomi Okey, Carol (Gary) Blair.

He was preceded in death by his parents, 3 brothers:  Robert, Kenneth and Lloyd; 4 sisters:  Eloise Miller, Eileen Allen, Donna Camp, Maxine Wilson.

Funeral service will be held on Thursday (August 8) at 2:00 pm at the Open Door Baptist Church with Pastor Paul Page officiating.  Friends may call at McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home after 2:00pm on Tuesday and on Wednesday with family present from 2-4 & 6-8.  Messages of sympathy may be sent at

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Open Door Baptist Church, 301 Franklin Street, Marietta, OH 45750.

Paul D. Lent
Date of Death: 
Sun, 08/04/2013
Date of Service: 
Thu, 08/08/2013
Service Time: 
2:00 pm
Service Location: 
Open Door Baptist Church

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