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Thomas Grant Trent

January 27, 1964December 23, 2020
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Thomas Grant Trent, 56 of Oviedo, Florida passed away December 23, 2020 at his home.

Tom was born January 27, 1964, in Orlando, Florida, to Cliff and Donna Trent. He attended Colonial High in Orlando, Florida where his many friends called him Tommy! Tom was a proud graduate of The University of Central Florida with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business. While attending UCF he pledged Sigma Chi fraternity. He enjoyed the outdoors, UCF football, fishing and his huge love of music, especially the band KISS.

He is survived by his children Travis and Natalye Trent of Orlando, Florida, his grandson Dax Trent, his brother David (Jeni), his nieces Lauryn, Hannah & Kalyn Trent and his sister, Teresa Trent of Orlando, Florida.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Baldwin Fairchild’s Goldenrod Chapel, 7520 Aloma Ave, Winter Park, FL 32792. Visitation will be held Sunday, January 17, 2020, 4pm-8pm at the funeral home and a Graveside Service on Monday, January 18, 2020 at 11:30 at Glen Haven Memorial Park, 2300 Temple Drive, Winter Park, FL 32789.

  • FAMILY

  • Travis Trent, Son
  • Natalye Trent, Daughter
  • David Trent (Jeni), Brother
  • Teresa Trent, Sister
  • Dax Trent, Grandson
  • Lauryn Trent, Niece
  • Hannah Trent, Niece
  • Kalyn Trent, Niece

Services

  • Visitation

    Sunday, January 17, 2021

  • Graveside Service

    Monday, January 18, 2021

Memories

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Sonny Eubanks

January 18, 2021

Tom,
I am going to miss you. I met Tom and his brother David through his sister Teresa. Tom was the big brother to Teresa and David. I also had the pleasure of knowing his parents the late Cliff and Donna Trent. They were happy to talk about all of their children. Cliff told me about Tom and his football days because he knew I played football too. He also told me how proud of Tom he was with his family and his job. I also had the pleasure of meeting Tom's son Travis and his daughter Natalye. Tom was a great family man, friend and respected member of the community. Rest in Peace Tom.

Scott Breitenstein

January 17, 2021

Rest in peace brother. Many memories going back to Colonial high, having our lockers across from each other in football your senior year, to Kmart and parking lot parties, spring break (Oh the memories), UCF football, bachelor parties, weddings, get together/cookouts, tailgating at the CitrusBowl, kids and youth sports as kids got older, tailgating at UCF, but less frequently, the sorrows we have felt, discussed through texts and on the phone, some....you will be missed my friend, as you are already. Godspeed.

Kim McRory

January 17, 2021

I am still so stunned by the news of Tommy Trents passing! How can such a light be gone from this world! Through the years his name has come up many times in the stories of my school years. He was a very big part and he will be missed and was loved by so many.
I have so many memories. We were in classes together since 1st grade. I have a memory from elementary school when we were in a talent show together. It was a group of us doing a skit and well it went less than perfect, really a disaster. Well of course with Tommy he made it a comedy act and everyone just laughed and laughed! He just always seemed to be great at everything!!! I love that I have a smile when I remember those years.
I am sorry to his family and can’t imagine what you are going through. I will continue to keep you in my prayer!!!
Tommy Thank you for being a friend to us!! You will be missed!!!
Kim

Shiryl Alcott Bond

January 16, 2021

My heart aches for Tom's family and friends. As many have said, Tom did always have that huge grin we all remember from childhood. Especially when he was lovin on KISS. I am so grateful I got to see his smile as we reconnected a bit over the years. I will always cherish those moments.

Traci Maclaine

January 15, 2021

One of my fondest memories is when Tom and I were in chemistry class together in high school. He sat in front of me. Every time the chemistry teacher would call on me to answer a question, Tom would turn around as if he was listening. But instead he would don that beautiful, big smile, open his eyes as wide as he could and slightly nod his head as if in agreement. His motive was to get me to start laughing. It was enough to keep from laughing. The instructor eventually caught on, and called him on it. Good times!
Tom was always cutting up like that, always making people laugh. He was a very sweet soul.
My deepest condolences go out to his family. My heart truly breaks for you. He will be missed by so many. But I know he is now sharing stories and laughing with Jesus.

Ron Bell

January 13, 2021

I cannot believe you are gone my brother. Hardly a day has gone by in the past 35 years, I do not think of the great times at work, parties and UCF football games we all spent together. We were all great friends back then and will always be friends forever. You will be missed and never forgotten.

John Rankin

January 10, 2021

In Hoc, my Brother, and Godspeed. Monty and Charlie will welcome you into Sigma Chi’s Chapter Eternal with warm hearts and open arms.

Tracy Revels

January 4, 2021

Our prayers are with y'all. Stay close you two, Family is first, Never forget the great times, Tom we love you, Until we meet again my friend. Peace and Love. Terry & Tracy.

Sandra FIRTH

January 4, 2021

I was so glad that I saw Tom and David and family at the bowling Lanes on Highway 50 2 years ago at Easter he was so wonderful and fun and I've always liked him my husband coached him and Azalea Park Little League Jim Firth and we knew his mom dad Teresa David when they were younger before we move to Mississippi 30 years ago every time I go to Orlando I would see Donna at the bowling lanes and we'd have lunch and we talked about our families so I kept up on what all the children were doing and she was so proud of Tom and his family may God bless you all during this time of celebration of his life because he deserves to be celebrated and you will be joyful and one day be together again God bless you all

Kevin Osborne

January 2, 2021


I’m so sorry to hear the news of Tom’s passing. Tom was a great friend in school and teammate our first year in baseball. We lost touch along the way which sometimes happens though I thought the world of him. Tom’s family is in my thoughts and prayers.

Kevin Osborne.

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