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David L. Agent

August 9, 1929 ~ November 20, 2020 (age 91)


Mr. David L. Agent, 91, of Burna, passed from this life on Friday, November 20, 2020 at Livingston Hospital and Healthcare Systems in Salem.

Mr. Agent was born in Crittenden County on August 9, 1929 to William M. and Mary Etha (Shahan) Agent. He retired from the Smithland Nursing Home in 1996. Prior to that he worked for Harris LP Gas in Salem, but his love was in farming. He owned and worked his own farm and worked for various others throughout the county. He also worked in positions In Calvert City and Hopkinsville. 

He will be remembered as a beloved father and grandfather. He was well known for a great sense of humor and liked to kid all those he met. He was an avid guitarist and liked to get together with others to pick and sing. He also played harmonica and dreamed of playing the fiddle.

He is survived by his son, Randall K. Agent (fiancé Kathi) of Evansville, IN; daughters: Connie Hanks of Marion, KY, and Betty Cates (Kevin) of Smithland, KY; grandchildren:  Allen (Tia) Agent, Mariel Agent and others; and great grandchild, Leighton Agent.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Rosie Myrl (Gilland) Agent; sons:  David Wayne Agent and Carol Douglas Agent; five sisters; one brother; and his parents.

All services will be private.  Burial will follow in Lola Cemetery.

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