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Paul N. Trent, 70, of Chesterfield, went to be with his Heavenly Father May 10, 2017, at his residence. He was born Dec. 9, 1946, in Terre Haute.
Paul graduated from Garfield High School in Terre Haute, and was a proud Purple Eagle. He graduated from Frankfort Pilgrim College and Seminary at Anderson College.
He had ministered at Parkview Wesleyan Church, Chesterfield, since 1995. He previously served the Lebanon Wesleyan Church from 1978 to 1995; Calvary Wesleyan Church, Indianapolis, from 1977 to 1978; Southview Wesleyan Church, Indianapolis, from 1973 to 1977; and served as youth pastor at Forrest Hills Wesleyan Church, Evansville, in 1973. He served on the district board administration for many years in several capacities.
Paul loved preaching and singing in camp ministries, revivals and youth ministry. He was an avid Reds and IU Hoosiers fan, and dearly loved his family.
Paul is survived by his loving spouse of 46 years, Patricia (Hines) Trent; sons, Patrik Trent, Philip (Heather) Trent, Darren (Josmar) Trent and Sean (Brecklyn) Trent; grandchildren, Morgan Trent, Kaylin Trent and Logan Trent; siblings, Carl (Hilda) Trent, Donna (Jim) Bratt and Debbie (Mel) Krueger; brother-in-law, Dick (Sherry) Hines; sister-in-law, Barbara (Dennis) Hilton; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Kathryn and Carl C. Trent.
Visitation will be 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, May 12, at Loose Funeral Homes & Crematory, 200 W. 53rd St., Anderson. Services will be 11:30 a.m. Saturday, May 13, at Parkview Wesleyan Church, 27 E. Main St., Chesterfield, with the Rev. Clifton Ashlock officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to Parkview Wesleyan Church, 27 E. Main St., Chesterfield, IN 46017.
Online condolences may be made at www.loosecares.com.
Published on May 10, 2017
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