Rex A. Parent Sr.
He was born in Littleton on Feb. 19, 1951, the son of the late Sylvio N. and Virginia (Adams) Parent. He spent his early years in North Woodstock and had been a resident of Tilton for 40-plus years.
Rex was employed in the maintenance department for more than 40 years with 3M, formerly Johns Manville in Tilton.
Rex was a member of the
NRA, Go-NH (Gun Owners of NH), a life member of the Sunset Mountain Fish and Game of Canterbury, the Belknap Bowman, and was president and treasurer of the NH Bowman. An avid outdoorsman, Rex especially enjoyed hunting, fishing, and camping with his family.
He was predeceased by brothers Amos and Norman Parent.
His family includes his wife of 40 years, Gail B. (Moses) Parent of Tilton; daughter Lisa L. Patten and her fiancé, Clint Chaffee, of Tilton; son Rex A. Parent Jr. and his significant other, Jennifer Enright, of Franklin; grandchildren Lucas, Brandon, and Tishara Patten, KatieAnn Parent, and William Chaffee; sisters Peggy Barthe and husband Walter of New Orleans, La., and Barbara Jarrett of Vernon, Conn.; and brothers Robert Parent of Manchester and Michael Parent and wife Carol of Belmont.
Visiting hours will be on Saturday, June 30, from 10 a.m. to noon at the William F. Smart Sr. Memorial Home, Franklin-Tilton Road, Tilton. A funeral service will follow at noon in the Memorial Home. Burial will follow in Park Cemetery in Tilton.
Memorial contributions may be made to “Be The Match”, National Marrow Donor Program, 3001 Broadway St., NE, Suite 100, Minneapolis MN 55413-1753.
For more information, go to www.smartfuneralhome.com.