Joel James Trent

February 5, 1990 ~ May 15, 2021 (age 31)


Joel James Trent, age 31 of Macclenny passed away Saturday, May 15, 2021 at his residence. Joel was born on February 5, 1990 in Cincinnati, Ohio to the late Mr. Terry Trent and Mrs. Kimberly Farmer. He moved to Baker County with his family at the age of 13 and would reside the rest of his life here. He was a graduate of Baker County High School. Joel was known by all as “the life of the party” and always the source of entertainment at any gathering. He loved to make others laugh and was always willing to help others when in need. Joel had a huge heart for family and friends and will be dearly missed.

He is preceded in death by his father: Terry Trent.

He is survived by his wife: Crystal (Bench) Trent of Hampton; son: Gotham Trent; mother: Kimberly Farmer of Macclenny; brothers: Wayne Trent and Brandon Trent both of Cincinnati, Ohio; as well as other extended family member and close friends.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

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