A resident of Tilbury went to be with the Lord on Wednesday July 21, 2021 at the age of 91. Beloved husband of the late Helen Yvonne (Boam 2015) Gardiner. Kent is the son of the late Arch and Kathleen (Nee Horneck) Gardiner. Loving father of the late Brad (2021) and Pam (nee Chevalier 2008) Gardiner, Shelley Gardiner, Kerrison (Mike) Moran. Brother of the late Shirley Reid (2011). Brother-in-law of Bob Reid, Kerrison and George Nussey. Dear Grandpa of Tracey (Joe) Haskell, Deanne (Joe) Synard, Chris (Chantelle Reaume) Gardiner, Shannon Torrance, Ryan McVety, Michelle McVety (Shawn), Rob McVety, Carly (Chris) Jenkins, the late Samuel Moran (2012). Also survived by many great and great-great-grandchildren. Kent farmed for many years then became an Anglican priest. Kent and Helen moved to the beautiful “Rain Bow Waters” in Cambridge and enjoyed many years of retirement there. Cremation has taken place and internment of ashes at Stewart Cemetery will take place at a later date. Online condolences may be shared at www.reaumefh.com.