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Eddie Dean Trent

Updated: Mar 21, 2020

Eddie Dean Trent, 71, of Meadowview, Va., went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, February 06, 2020, at his home.

He was born May 8, 1948, in Washington County, Va., to the late Earl and Elruth Widner Trent. In addition to his parents he was also preceded in death by one brother, Tommy Trent.

Eddie was a veteran of the U.S. Army and was retired from McBee Systems. He was a member of High Point Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Shirley G. Trent; two sons, Jimmy Dean Trent and wife Jessica of Meadowview, Va., and Tommy Allen Trent and wife Kristy of Bristol, Va.; three grandchildren, Morgan Trent, Hunter Trent and Brady Trent; and two brothers, Harold Trent and Ricky Trent.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m., Friday, February 7, 2020, at High Point Baptist Church, 18255 Limestone Dr., Meadowview, Va. 24361. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday at the church with Pastor Robby Coggins officiating. Interment with military honors by the Highlands Veterans Honor Guard and the Virginia National Guard Honors Team will follow at Sunset Memorial Park.

Active pallbearers will be Russell Trent, James Smith, Dale Surber, Keith Bazyk, Robert Blevins and Randy Evans. Honorary pallbearers will Roger Copenhaver, Norman Johnson, Melvin Ritchie and Jimmy Clark.

Online condolences may be expressed at

Frost Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 250 E. Main Street, Abingdon, Va., is honored to serve the family of Mr. Trent.

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