Kent W. Stauffer

Kent W. Stauffer, 60 of Charlotte,  N. C. formerly of Bradford, passed away Monday April 20, 2020 at Carolina Health Care Systems Hospital in Charlotte, NC.

Born July 14, 1959 in Rochester, Pa he was the son of Barry R. and Joyce E. (Bittner) Stauffer who survive.

Kent was a 1977 graduate of Bradford High School and received a bachelors degree in Business Management from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 1981.

He was a Life Member of the Professional Golfers Association.  He was a terrific player and teacher and was named  one of the top 100 best teachers in America.  He started his golf career in the Penn York Junior Golf League. Finished in the top 10 at the Pa. State High School Golf Championship twice,  named 4 times on the NCAA All-American team, 3 times to the NAIA All-American Team.  Finished in the top 25 at the U. S. Golf Open in Brookline, Mass in 1987.  He also competed in 3 PGA tournaments and 2 Wakovia Classics.  He also won several prestigious awards and tournaments in the Tri-State PGA Section in Pittsburgh, Pa, and the Carolina Section PGA in Charlotte, NC.  He was inducted into the IUP Hall of Fame in 2006.

Surviving in addition to his parents Barry and Joyce, are two daughters Brittany Hopfenspirger of Littleton, Colorado, and Brianna Stauffer of Elbert, Colorado, four Grandchildren Taylor, Tatum, Teegan, and Carter, in Colorado, two brothers Kirk (Teena) Stauffer, and Keith (Mary Anne) Stauffer all of Bradford, Pa, and  nieces Steffani Stauffer, Samantha Stauffer, and nephew Joshua Stauffer

Friends will be invited to attend a Celebration of Kents life at a later date and time to be announced.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Holllenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc.

 

HOLLENBECK-CAHILL Funeral Home

33 South Avenue • Bradford, PA 16701

All Condolences -

My parents, Bob & Jane Lewis met your family on East Main St many years ago. They always reminisced and spoke highly of all. I think Kent was born then if I remember their stories correctly. My Dad naturally followed all the golf successes through the years. Prayers for your family.
— Nan Lewis Stoling

My condolences to the Stauffer family.
— stoney greenberg

Our heartfelt condolences to the Stauffer family in the loss of this great guy.
— Michael & Ruth Pehonsky

My condolences to the Stauffer family, I''m sorry for your loss.
— Bill Taylor

Joyce, So sorry to hear about your terrible loss. Love, Ruth Ann
— Ruth Allen

I''m so sorry for your loss I baby sat for all the Stauffer boys many years ago they were great kids
— Ruth Burkhouse Johnson

Joyce , Barry and family. So very very sorry to hear about Kent. Please know our thoughts and many prayers are will u all!! Mark , Debbie , Zach , Evan and Aubrie
— Debbie smitb

Joyce, Barry and family...thoughts and prayers are with your family at this time....So sorry for this untimely death of your son.
— Loretta Sampson

Please accept my deepest sympathy..Kent was my gold instructor at a Carmel CC in Charlotte..Wonderful man..Rest in peace.
— Jim Copses

My deepest condolences. I am so sorry for your loss. My prayers for all the family.
— Dale Parry

Barry and Joyce, Keith and Kirk, we are so sorry to hear about Kent passing. Our prayers are with you. If you need anything, please let us know.
— Mike and Sandy Butler

Our hearts are breaking for you. Please know that we are thinking of you all and that we are here for you.
— Frank and Patti Arlington

To the entire Stauffer Family. My thoughts and prayers go out to all of you. He was a great person and friend RIP... Kent
— Pick & Anthony Zimbardi

Barry, Joyce, and family my heart goes out to you all. My deepest sympathy for your loss. Prayers
— Paula Adams Alcock

Keith and Mary Ann I am so sorry to learn of Kents passing. Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers..God bless you all. Judy Keenan
— JUDY KEENAN

Condolences

  • My parents, Bob & Jane Lewis met your family on East Main St many years ago. They always reminisced and spoke highly of all. I think Kent was born then if I remember their stories correctly. My Dad naturally followed all the golf successes through the years. Prayers for your family.

    — Nan Lewis Stoling
  • My condolences to the Stauffer family.

    — stoney greenberg
  • Our heartfelt condolences to the Stauffer family in the loss of this great guy.

    — Michael & Ruth Pehonsky
  • My condolences to the Stauffer family, I''m sorry for your loss.

    — Bill Taylor
  • Joyce, So sorry to hear about your terrible loss. Love, Ruth Ann

    — Ruth Allen