Mr. Kent D. Molen

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“So sorry. Ken will never be forgotten by us. May God bless you and give you peace. Beaulah. ”
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Johns Creek, GA – Kent D. Molen, age 88, died on July 4, 2019 after a long battle with lung cancer.

Mr. Molen is survived by his wife, Audrey Jean, his sister Mintalene Werbach, three married children: Chris Molen (Terri), Jane Molen (Cathy), and Michael Molen (Drusilla). He also leaves behind three married grandchildren: Seth Molen (Amber), Lauren Adams (James), Alexis Blackwell (Kevin). Mr. Molen was preceded in death by his grandson, Matthew Molen. He also leaves behind eight great grandchildren; Jocelyn Molen, Scarlett Molen, Matilda Molen, Leon Lando, Wednesday Blackwell, James Adams, Julia Adams, and Adair Adams.

Mr. Molen grew up in Moores Hill, IN and met his bride of 68 years in nearby Milan. They raised their family in Aurora, IN before moving to Daytona Beach, FL. The past 20 years, Mr. Molen lived in Johns Creek, GA to be closer to his children and grandchildren

Mr. Molen is a veteran of the Korean War and was very active in veterans organizations. He was Legionnaire of the Year and Sr. Vice Commander of American Legion Post 251, where he produced the State's number one newsletter three straight years. Mr. Molen was also Voyageur of the Year and Sous Chef de Chemin de Fer of his 40 & 8 Voiture, where he also took top State honors for producing their newsletter. Mr. Molen was also Past Exulted Ruler of the Port Orange, FL Elks Lodge #2723.

Mr. Molen was a professional photographer. He started his career at a small photography studio in Cincinnati, Ohio before moving to CBS affiliate, WCPO, also in Cincinnati. Mr. Molen's accomplishments include photographing the Beatles, John F. Kennedy, Bob Hope and many other celebrities. After retiring from television, Mr. Molen owned and operated two flower shops with his wife before retiring to Daytona Beach, where he enjoyed woodworking and making furniture.