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Kent Lanier

Kent Anthony Lanier, 39, of Charlotte passed away on August 2, 2021 at Caromont Regional Medical Center.  He was born on August 13, 1981 to the late Kenneth and Sheila Lanier.  In addition to his parents, he is also preceded in death by his uncle, Leeboo Melton and grandmother, Mildred Sue Hall.  Kent loved driving and listening to rap music. He had a positive upbeat personality and was a hardworking loving father.  He was adored by his little girl and will be missed by many.

Survivors include his daughter, Aubrey F. Lanier; brother, Kenny Lanier and wife Mandie; grandmother, Pansy Doby; grandfather, RJ Melton;  uncles, Robert Melton, Michael Lanier, Junior Lanier, and Randy Lanier; aunt, NeNe Bolick (Renee); nephew, Koby Lanier; and best friend, Kristi Kilgore.

Services are being held privately by the family.

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I miss you so much and cant believe you are gone I wouldve never thought I would lose you and you will forever be with me I love you so much and we miss you so much

Kayla Hicks Aug 6 2021 12:00 AM

I miss you so much and love you I cant believe you are gone I wouldve never thought I wouldve losed you you will forever be missed and in my heart Ill never forget about you I miss you so much we love you

Kayla Hicks Aug 6 2021 12:00 AM

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