He was born in Chaplin, KY, served in the Air Force during the Vietnam War and was retired from Xerox Corporation where he worked as a technician representative.
He is preceded in death by his parents Virgil Thomas and Virgie Cooksey Trent, his brother Benny Trent and a nephew Donald Trent.
He is survived by Shirley Trent; her children, Laura Hunter, Greg Ferguson (Vicki) and Chris Ferguson (Tammy); nine grandchildren; his sister, Betty Sue Pile, of Bardstown, KY; and one nephew and niece.
Funeral services will be Saturday at 11a.m. from the Houghlin Funeral Home with burial in Highview Cemetery in Chaplin. Friends may kindly call Friday from 3-8 p.m. (an American Legion Service will be held Friday evening) and after 8:30 a.m. Saturday until time of service.
Kenneth was loved and respected by many of his friends especially his American Legion friends at Post 288 in Bloomfield, KY, where he was a long standing member. He was also a lifetime member of the VFW Post in Shepherdsville and the Salt River Masonic Lodge #180 in Mt. Washington. He will be missed beyond what words can express but only the heart can feel.