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Kent Douglas Gard

September 29, 1952 — March 1, 2024

Noblesville

Kent D. Gard, 71, of Noblesville, IN, passed away on March 1, 2024. He was born on September 29, 1952, in Logansport, Indiana.
 
 Kent was known for being warm-hearted and kind, leaving a positive impact on all those around him. He will be deeply missed by his children: Jason M. Gard of Noblesville, Jill A. Gard of West Lafayette, and Nolan C. Gard of Cicero. He also leaves behind his beloved grandchildren: Kolton Gard, Cameron Loy, Carson Gard, and Claire Pulley. Kent is survived by his ex-wife and mother to his children, Michelle (Lester) Hetsko of Flora. Kent is also survived by his sibling, Dawn Gard-Long. 
 
 Kent graduated from Lafayette Jefferson High School and furthered his education at Indiana State University.


 In his professional life, Kent excelled in management roles at several manufacturing companies. His dedication and leadership were admired by colleagues and employees alike.
 Outside of work, Kent was an avid animal lover and enjoyed hobbies such as golfing, fishing, landscaping, and passionately supporting the Cleveland Browns. In his younger years, he enjoyed coaching youth baseball and softball for his children. His enthusiasm for these activities brought joy to those who shared in his interests.

 

He was preceded in death by his father, Howard E. Gard, mother, Martha A. (Patty) Gard, and his cherished dog, Bailey.


 Kent Gard's legacy will live on through the memories and the love he shared with his family and friends. A Memorial Gathering to honor Kent's life will be held on Saturday, March 16th, 2024, from 10:00am to 12:00pm at Indiana Funeral Care, 8151 Allisonville Rd., Indianapolis, IN 46250.
 
 
 Indiana Funeral Care in Indianapolis, Indiana, is assisting with the arrangements for Kent's services.

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