In Memory

Dorian Dent - Class Of 2011

Dorian Dent

Dorian Dent

Sept. 29, 1993 - March 11, 2018

SOUTH BEND - Dorian was born to Dorian Noel and Marva Jean Leonard-Dent on September 29, 1993. Dorian graduated from Washington High School and attended the Art Institute in Indianapolis and Indiana University at South Bend. He was employed at Lippert Components-South Bend.

Dorian loved music, drawing, dancing, and making people laugh. He enjoyed and was skilled at cutting hair. Dorian had a smile that lit up our world. Dorian had a kind heart and loving spirit. As his great-grandmother would say ... “Dorian never met a stranger!” Dorian would help anyone, anyway he could.

Mourning Dorian are his loving parents, Dorian Noel Dent and Marva Jean Leonard-Dent; brother, Kiel; aunts, Diane E. (Gloston) Jackson, Cheryl A. (Henterson) Carlisle, Rita C. Harris, and Leanette (Willis) McCaster; and uncles, Leonard Parks, Gary Dent of Washington, D.C., and Craig (Ernestine, Dorian's godmother) Leonard of Michigan City. Dorian also leaves cousins, who are more like brothers & sisters, Michael LeSure, Tangela Parks Bradley, Antonio Talton, Greg Harris, Calvin (Breana) Daniels, Shawna (Dallas) Evans, D'Juan Brown, Christopher Harris, Measha & Jordan Dent, Devon LeSure, Marcus Parker, Monique Edwards, Trevin Lottie, Vernado Malone, Michael Lucas, and Candie Lucas Copeland; his godfather, Ralph “Skip” Lucas; and special friend, Simone Ashford. Dorian was blessed with and leaves a crew of friends who were more like brothers, Brandon Reed, Kenny Green, Ethan Turner, Algerine Henderson, Travis Jones, and Dustin Dennig, along with a host of family and friends.

Dorian is preceded in death by His loving big sister & heavenly angel, Dionne Jenae; paternal grandparents, Daniel and Barbara Dent of Washington, D.C.; maternal grandparents, Henry and Verneal Leonard; uncle, Daniel Ellis Dent; and godfather, Jose Eley of Washington, D.C.

Visitation will be Friday, March 16 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at Alford's Mortuary and services will be Saturday, March 17 at 10:00 a.m. at Pentecostal Cathedral COGIC. Interment will be at Highland Cemetery.

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03/15/2018  JFC