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Richard H. Trent


Mr. Richard H. Trent, 88, Johnson City, entered into rest, Saturday, May 14, 2022, at his residence.

He was a native of Scott County, VA a resident of Kingsport for over forty years, and had lived in Johnson City later for many years.

He was a member of Marvin’s Chapel United Methodist Church in Johnson City TN.

Mr. Trent was an avid reader, enjoyed telling stories, and was an author and master sword maker for the imagination of children.

He was married 50 years to Shirley Ann Cassell Trent who passed in 2013, he had one son David and Malissa Trent, and their two boys, Preston and Braden; one daughter, Angelia and Greg Rines with their three boys, Ian, Aaron, and Owen. He had three brothers James, and Paul who have passed, and Charles Trent who lives in Virginia. Kasey Wilson Duncan daughter and family friend.

The family will greet guests at 11:00 AM Saturday, May 21, 2022, at Marvin’s Chapel Methodist Church. Reverend Joel Cook will officiate.

In lieu of flowers, for those who wish, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 508 Princeton Road, Johnson City, TN 37601.

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Michael &Michelle Trent
You never get an opportunity to say something like this with family, but Richard was my favorite. We will miss him deeply, but rejoice in that he is back with his brothers and parents. Go with God and peace be to those waiting to join him again one day Michael,Michelle,Emily &Nathan 205-223-3567 709 Breakfast Point Blvd Panama City Beach FL. 32407
Aaron Gray
My most sincere condolences. May God comfort you in this time of loss.
Suzanne Lyle
Malissa, sincere condolences to you and your family. Thought and prayer for you all during this time. Please let us know if you need anything. Much love, Suzanne
Allen Owens
David and Angelia I am so sorry for the loss of your dad. May the peace of our Lord Jesus Christ comfort you in this time of loss.
Luisa Bolyard
My sincere condolences to the Trent family. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
Sheila Bray
My thoughts and prayers are with each of you. May God surround you with peace and comfort at this time.
Pamela Silvers
My thoughts are with each of you.
Demetrice Owens Garst
David and Angelia.....My Sincere Condolences for the Loss of Your Father. Thoughts and Prayers for both of You and Your Family.
Carolyn Jeffers. Franklin,Tn.
So sorry to hear of Richard passing away. I knew Shirley and Richard for many years while living in Colonial Heights. They were both such great friends. My condolances to the family.
Jo McDavid
So sorry to hear of Richard passing. He was always a delight to see at the library. I have a picture of a beautiful sunset hanging in my living room. He was a very kind person.