Funeral services will be Saturday, August 27, 2016, at 1:00 PM from the Storey Chapel of First Baptist Church of Augusta with Patti Fowler officiating.
Interment will follow in Bellevue Memorial Gardens.
Mr. Highfield was born in Rome, GA, but spent most of his life in Augusta. He was a member of First Baptist Church where he attended the Jesus Special Followers Sunday School class. He was also active in Peoples First and loved to hang out at Harrison Heights. Kent graduated from T.W. Josey and worked at Augusta Training Shop and Lyndale. He enjoyed bowling with his friends in the Exceptional Bowling League and playing tennis. He loved keeping in touch with his family and his friends.
In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his grandparents, Travis and Ruby Stansell, and Turner and Mattie Highfield.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by his brothers, Keith (Brenda) and Brian (Stacey); his nephews, Travis, Turner, and Chase; his nieces, Brandi, Stephanie, Kelsey, Sydney, and Bonnie; his great nieces, Bailey, Emma, and Khloe; his loving aunts, Phyllis Groves, Mildred Kelly, Marie Evans, and Martha Ragland (Mike); his uncle Bo Highfield (Rachel); and many dear cousins.
His family would like to offer special thanks to Affinis Hospice, especially Lee, for their care.
If so desired memorial contributions may be made to Exceptional Bowling League, c/o Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, 825 Greene Street, Augusta, GA 30901-2277; or to First Baptist Church of Augusta, 3500 Walton Way Ext, Augusta, GA 30909.
The family will receive friends Saturday, August 27, 2016, from 12:00 noon until the hour of service at First Baptist Church of Augusta.
Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors, 2502 Richmond Hill Road, Augusta, GA, 30906.