Martin Benton Trent
May 29, 1943 - April 1, 2024

 

Martin Benton Trent, age 80, of Zephyrhills, Florida, passed away on April 1, 2024. He was born on May 29, 1943, in Troy, Ohio, to the
late Arthur and Ruth (Deeter) Trent.

Marty dedicated his life to education, serving as a Science Teacher in various High Schools in Ohio and as an adjunct professor at
Sinclair Community College in Dayton, Ohio. His passion for teaching inspired countless students throughout his career and
joined with his passion for genealogy, was further seen in his frequent presentations for several local genealogical clubs. He also
enjoyed a lifetime interest in horticulture and adored gardening and landscaping.

He was a proud member and Past Master of St. Andrew’s Lodge No. 619, Free and Accepted Masons, Springfield, Ohio, and a Past High
Priest of Springfield Chapter No. 48, Royal Arch Masons.

Marty is survived by his loving wife, Linda; son, Martin R. Trent, and daughter-in-law Bonita; dear friend Sue Redshaw; sister, Cindy
Magato; grandchildren Zeb and Anna Trent, and Katie Dowd; many nieces and nephews; and furry friends Baby and Sushi.

Although Marty’s journey on earth has come to an end, his memorywill live on in the hearts of those who knew and loved him. May he
rest in peace.

Memorial gifts may be made in Martin’s to: Gulfside Hospice


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