MIAMI, Okla. — John Allen Largent, 38, of Miami, Okla., died on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, at his home.
He was born on April 8, 1974, in Winfield to Leo and Victoria (Thomas) Largent. He attended Girard and Parsons schools before graduating from Pittsburg High School in 1992.
He worked at numerous places in Parsons, including Grandview Products, Pizza Hut, Wichita Southeast Kansas Transit and Country Mart to name a few. He had worked at High Winds Casino as a security guard supervisor since 2010.
He was a member of Labette Fire District No. 9 as a volunteer for 14 years. His hobbies included fishing, going to flea markets, firefighting and helping others.
He married Kim (Morris) Largent in 1992. They later divorced. They had two children, Joseph Largent of Pittsburg and Lindsey Largent and her companion, Kody Vanderpool of Parsons and a grandchild, Izabella Vanderpool.
He married Jennifer McDaniel in 2003. They later divorced. They had two sons, Kyle and Brock Largent, both of Altamont.
He married Jolene Henry in 2010, and they moved to Miami, Okla., soon after. He had a stepson, R.J. Henry.
Survivors include his wife, Jolene Largent, of Miami, Okla.; his mother, Victoria Thomas; a sister, Tracy Harris and her husband, Robert, of Parsons; four brothers, Cory Largent and his wife, Trisha, of Parsons, Walter Largent of Lewisville, Texas, Leroy Kastler and his fiance, Brittnay, of South Coffeyville, Okla., and Travis Myers and his wife, Tina, of Kenai, Alaska; six nephews, Dakotah and Destery Lunsford, Brayden and Connor Largent and Maddox Harris, all of Parsons, and Seth Myers of Kenai, Alaska; four nieces, Malory Harris of Parsons, Jordan and Jaelynn Largent of Altamont and Paislie Kastler of South Coffeyville, Okla.; his maternal grandmother, Marilyn "Dee" Thomas of Winfield; an aunt, Gina Thomas Jones of Winfield; and his stepmother, Lois Largent of Greenwood Village, Colo.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, John W. Thomas; and his father, Leo Largent.
The family will receive friends and relatives to help with the celebration of life at 5 p.m. Thursday at Parsons Foursquare Church.
Memorials are suggested to Parsons Foursquare Church, 98 Main St., Parsons, 67357.