Mr. James Richard Trent


Mr. James Richard Trent, age 85 of Chattahoochee, passed away on Wednesday, September 23, 2020. He was born in North Salem, Indiana on February 2, 1935 to the late Jesse Trent and Helen Ferguson Trent. James proudly served his country in the United States Navy, during the Korean War, where he obtained the rank of Builder 2nd Class. He then worked and retired from Johnson Controls as a Maintenance Supervisor. James was a man of faith and attended the First Baptist Church of Sneads. He was a 32nd Degree Mason in the Cocoa Lodge. He enjoyed woodworking and was an all-around handyman that could build anything. James loved all types of sports, especially NASCAR, but his greatest love was his family.

James was preceded in death by his parents, his first wife and the mother of his children, Jacqueline Farmer Trent; five brothers, Raymond, Melvin, Gene, Jerry, and Denny.

James is survived by his loving wife Cheryl Henry Trent; two daughters, Carlotta Ann Granger of Cocoa, Florida and Jessie Dee Byrd (Vince) of Sneads, Florida; two sons, Collie Trent (Rhonda) of Rockledge, Florida and Richard Trent of Cocoa, Florida; five sisters, Joyce Pittman of Indiana, Margaret Litteral of Danville, Indiana, Peggy Brannam of Indiana, Karen Wray (Mike) of Roachdale, Indiana, and Bonnie Walters (Jim) of Dublin, Georgia. James is also survived by two grandchildren, Gary Granger (Becky) and David Brown (Jerri Anna); three great-grandchildren, Kase Brown, Courtney Willis, and Dakota Granger.

Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 AM Central Time in the McAlpin Funeral Home on Saturday, September 26, 2020 with Reverend Robert Johns officiating. Burial will follow in Pope Cemetery in Sneads. A time of visitation will be held one hour prior to services beginning at 10:00 AM Central Time.

Due to the ongoing concerns regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, the family asks that you practice the recommendations of the CDC regarding social distancing while attending the service.


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