Claude “Junior”Dent, Jr., 73, of Falmouth, died Sunday, February 17, 2013 at Spotsylvania Regional Hospital.
Mr. Dent worked as a fireman at Fort Belvoir and Quantico. He retired as an electrician from Quantico and was a commercial crabber after retirement. He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles, Masonic Lodge, Loyal Order of Moose, and he had served as chief of Stafford Volunteer Fire Department.
Survivors include his wife of 52 years, Nancy Pierson Dent; his children, Joan Rohme and her husband, John, John Dent, Jean Siwula and her husband, Matt; his brother, Wilber Segar; his sisters, Sue Stanley and Virgie Annabelle Daymude; and his grandson, Benjamin Siwula.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, February 19 at Covenant Funeral Service, Fredericksburg.
A service will be held at noon Wednesday, February 20 at the funeral home chapel. Burial will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Stafford County Fire and Rescue Department, P.O. Box 339, Stafford, VA 22555.