Howard Kent Lumpkin passed away Monday, Nov. 15, 2010, in Roswell, at the age of 85. Kent was born July 3, 1925, in Belair, Kan., to Frank and Ruby Wilson Lumpkin.
Kent served in the U.S. Army during World War II and was stationed in the South Pacific. He was honorably discharged and attended the University of Illinois on the GI Bill, graduating in 1951 with a degree in chemical engineering. While at the university, Kent met and married his one true love, Helen Marsh, on Sept. 26, 1947. They Login to read more