Trent Colvin, 49, of Greensburg, Ky., died Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014, at his home in Greensburg under the care of Hosparus.
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Trent was a graduate of Green County High School and Elizabethtown Community College.
He worked for several years at Clark's Plumbing and Heating Supply in Lebanon, Ky., and Ace Hardware in Springfield, Ky., and for K-Country Radio.
He had a passion for fishing and successfully competed in tournaments with his good friend Eddie Goode and won "Angler of the Year Awards." He was a member of the Christian fishing club "Fishers of Men" and served as the National Public Relations Director of "Fishing for Kids," which provided rods, reels and bait for disadvantaged children and taught them some of the techniques of successful fishing, sportsmanship and safety.
Survivors include a son, Alex Colvin; his parents, Bill and Lois Colvin; a sister, Connie Shuffett and her husband, Stan; a special niece and nephew, Kiley and Landon Shuffett; three uncles, James Pendleton of Whitewood, Ky.; Cletus Colvin and his wife, Linda, of Leitchfield, Ky., and Donald Colvin and his wife, Pam, of Campbellsville; his aunts, Jean Blakeman of Naples, Fla.; Viola Brown of Greensburg, Helen Redman of New Mexico; Pauline and Dave Wren of Louisville, Ky.; Margaret Brockman and her husband, Paul, of Lebanon; Sue Colvin of Georgetown, Ky.; Wanda Abell and her husband, Johnny, of Finley, Ky., and Barbara Shaw and her husband, Mike, of Eminence, Ky.; his first maternal first cousin, Mark Blakeman; special friends Eddie Goode, Van Gadberry, John Roution, Doug Hall, Darryl Aubrey, Greg Laramore, Todd and Tommy Rogers, Susan Parker Hughes, Janie Dile Borders, Ronnadean Allen Bertram, Michelle Cash, the buddies at K&P Marina and many other relatives, friends and classmates.
Celebration of Mass was Saturday, Jan. 25, at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Greensburg. The Rev. David Naylor officiated.
Burial was in Campbellsville Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers were Eddie Goode, John Roution, Darryl Aubrey, Van Gadberry, Doug Hall and Greg Laramore.
Foster-Toler-Curry Funeral Home in Greensburg was in charge of arrangements.
The family has requested that expressions of sympathy be made to Hosparus of Green River and they can be left at the funeral home.
Online condolences can be left at www.fostertolercurry.com.
Foster-Toler-Curry Funeral Home
209 West Court Street Greensburg, KY 42743
Published in Central Kentucky News-Journal on Jan. 29, 2014