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Kenton Wilson, 61, Bloomington

Kenton Ardee Wilson, 61, Bloomington, formerly of Kokomo, passed away Sunday, Dec. 1, in Tucson, Ariz., following an 11-month battle with cancer.

Born in Kokomo June 19, 1952, to Bonnie and Ardee Wilson, he was a 1970 graduate of Haworth High School and attended Indiana University Kokomo.

Kent was a chef by profession and cooked in numerous restaurants before becoming the executive chef at the Wabash Country Club and Tippecanoe Country Club. He then opened his own restaurant, Sportsman's Inn on Lake Manitou, Rochester, with his wife, Christine, and later The Soup to Nuts in Nashville.

Kent is survived by his two sons, Kenton Ardee Wilson II (Tia) of Columbus and Casey Michael Wilson of Bloomington, and their mother, Christine Wilson Wanner. Other survivors include his sisters, Mona Harrison, Becky Bitner of Kokomo and Mary Reed (Greg) of Sahuarita, Ariz.; niece, Chris Dyar; nephews, Doug Bitner, Matt Harrison, Guy Harrison, Devin Reed, Jake Reed; and several great-nieces and -nephews. He will also be missed by a multitude of good friends, especially Kevin Carey and Jon McCleary.

An open house will be conducted at Kent's request on Friday, Dec. 13 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Ibn Saud Grotto, U.S. 31, Kokomo, with a celebration of Life at 7 p.m. All friends and family are invited to come and remember someone taken home much too soon whose loving wit and humor and Black Bean Soup will long be remembered. Bon Appétit!

 

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  • August 29
    Watermelon fundraiser on Village Green
    1 to 4 p.m. Village Green, Main and Jefferson streets
  • August 30
    Golf scramble to benefit BCHS athletics set
    1 p.m. Salt Creek Golf Retreat, 2359 State Road 46 East
  • August 30
    Mission trip presentation at Fruitdale church
    2 p.m. Midway Church,
  • September 3
    WRAPS
    7 to 9 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • September 3
    Future of rural places subject of talk
    5:30 p.m. Brown County Inn, 51 State Road 46 East
  • September 5
    BCHS class of 2005 reunion slated
    3 to 6 p.m., 8 p.m. Deer Run Park; Salt Creek Golf Retreat, 2359 State Road 46 East
  • September 6
    Read to dogs at the library
    2 to 3:30 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • September 8
    Peaceful Valley Heritage meeting
    6:30 p.m. BCCF, 209 S. Van Buren St.
  • September 8
    Retired teachers
    noon Hotel Nashville, 245 N. Jefferson St.
  • September 9
    Nashville Town Council
    6 p.m. Town Hall, 200 Commercial St.
  • September 12
    Free community breakfast at Sprunica church
    8 to 10 a.m. Sprunica Baptist Church, 3902 Sprunica Road
  • September 18
    BucCornEar Festival fundraiser returns
    4 to 8 p.m. JTFD, 4831 Helmsburg Road, Helmsburg
  • September 18
    'A Miracle for You' services with evangelist Jerry Holland
    7:30 p.m. The Pentecostals
  • September 19
    BucCornEar Festival fundraiser returns
    8 a.m. to 8 p.m. JTFD, 4831 Helmsburg Road, Helmsburg
  • September 19
    'A Miracle for You' services with evangelist Jerry Holland
    6 p.m. The Pentecostals
  • September 20
    'A Miracle for You' services with evangelist Jerry Holland
    2 p.m. The Pentecostals
  • September 28
    American history DVD to play at library
    1 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • October 4
    Read to a dog at the library
    2 to 3:30 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane