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Andrew Trent, Jr.

January 3, 1969 ~ January 26, 2022 (age 53)

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Andrew Trent, Jr. was born January 3, 1969 in Farmville, VA to the late Sadie Miller Trent and Andrew F. Trent. He was educated in New York City private and Public Schools, and was a graduate of Harry S. Truman High School in 1988. He was also educated at the Fort Eustis Transportation & Logistic Center. He was married to the former Terry L. Coles and to that union, two children were born.

He attended Columbia University. He served in the United States Army during Operation Desert Storm/Desert Shield and in the country of Somalia and was honorably discharged.

During Operation Desert Storm, he operated super-heavy equipment and vehicles. Post military, he was employed by the U. S. Postal Service, GRTC, the City of Richmond, Cumberland County Public Schools and most recently, Triton Stone Group. Mr. Trent deejayed many events and loved to do so at family events, especially parties and family reunions. He enjoyed work-
ing with children and volunteered for the Cumberland Youth League Basketball Team and Cumberland Middle School as Assistant Basketball Coach and was a substitute teacher in Cumberland.

Mr. Trent entered eternal rest on January 26, 2022. He is survived by his wife, Terry C. Trent; two sons, Trevis Trent and Sadei Trent; father, Andrew F. Trent; one brother, Willie Miller; one sister, Annette Day; several aunts and uncles, nieces, and nephews; mother-in-law, Gwendolyn A. C. Coles, three brothers-in-law, David Hatcher, Sr., Julius Day and Michael Coles; several great nieces, great nephews and a host of cousins and friends.

Mr. Trent received several medals while in the US Army including: Joint Meritorious Award, National Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Expeditions Medal, Southwest Asia Service Medal, Kuwait Liberation Medal, Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Restore Home Somalia Certificate, High Mileage Award, Honor Graduate Driver Award, 5-Year Accident Free Award. He was
loved and will be missed by many.

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 Service Program


February 2, 2022

1:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Minor B. Eggleston Chapel
914 S Main St
Farmville, Virginia 23901

Funeral Service
February 3, 2022

9:00 AM
Minor B. Eggleston Chapel
914 S Main St
Farmville, Virginia 23901

February 3, 2022

11:00 AM
Virginia Veterans Cemetery at Amelia
10300 Pridesville RD.
Amelia, VA 23002

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