Trent Colvin, 49, Greensburg, passed away from cancer on Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014 at his home under the care of Hosparus.
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Colvin 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 and Ace Hardware in Springfield 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: his son, Alex Colvin; his parents, Bill and Lois Colvin; one sister, Connie Shuffett and her husband Stan; special niece and nephew, Kiley and Landon Shuffett; uncles and aunts, Jean Blakeman of Naples, Fla., James Pendleton of Whitewood, Viola Brown of Greensburg, Helen Redman of New Mexico, Cletus and Linda Colvin of Leitchfield, Pauline and Dave Wren of Louisville, Margaret and Paul Brockman of Lebanon, Sue Colvin of Georgetown, Wanda and Johnny Abell of Finley, Donald and Pam Colvin of Campbellsville, and Barbara and Mike Shaw of Eminence; 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.
A celebration of Mass was held at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Greensburg, Saturday, Jan. 25, with Rev. David Naylor, pastor. Burial was in Campbellsville Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers were Eddie Goode, John Roution, Darryl Aubrey, Van Gadberry, Doug Hall, and Greg Laramore.
The family has requested that expressions of sympathy be made to Hosparus of Green River. These can be made at Foster-Toler-Curry Funeral Home, 209 West Court Street, Greensburg, KY 42743, which was in charge of arrangements.
Foster-Toler-Curry Funeral Home
209 West Court Street
Greensburg, KY 42743
Published in The Lebanon Enterprise on Jan. 29, 2014