Kent Hanson went home on April 19th, 2018. Kent was born February 26, 1935 in Rigby, ID to Lee Hanson and Ila Kinghorn Hanson. His passion was beekeeping and he retired as a salesman at Sears. Kent was raised in Rigby, ID and graduated from Greybull, WY High School. He married Claudette Smith from Cowley, WY on June 4, 1954 in the Idaho Falls Temple. To this union five children were born, Cozette Partridge (Rod) of Gillette, WY; RK of Ellensburg, WA; Dan of Farmington, NM; Gary of Billings and Chris (Donna) of Shepherd, MT. They now have 17 grandchildren and 32 great-grandchildren. Kent was a lifelong devoted member of the LDS Church. He loved and honored God. He is survived by the love of his life, Claudette, his children, his sisters La Wana Rainey of Greybull, WY and Lou Jean Howe of Rigby, ID. A service to celebrate his life will be on April 28, 2018 at the LDS Chapel, 1000 Wicks Lane, Billings, MT, at 11:00 a.m. A viewing will begin at 9:30 a.m. A special thanks to all at the Riverstone Hospice House for their tender, loving, care.