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Danny Ray Trent

October 10, 1949 — January 30, 2021

Danny was born on October 10, 1949 in Syracuse, Kansas, the youngest son of Doral Trent and Thelma (Barr) Trent.  He was a graduate of Dodge City Senior High School in 1967, where his passion for pottery began. He served his country in the US Navy during the Vietnam War Era. Danny was a potter, philosopher, artist, and teacher. He was married to Sandra (Cravens) Droste from 1977-1990, where they lived in Dodge City together. Later in life he married Linda Kay (Armstead) Wimberly on December 6, 2016 in Burns, Kansas.

His leaves behind his loving family; his wife, Linda Trent of El Dorado; daughter Dawn and her husband Dan Hickey of Dodge City; son Cole and his wife Amanda Trent of Leon, Kansas; eleven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; step-daughter, Amy Reagan of El Dorado and sisters in law, Barbara Trent of Eldorado and Lorine Trent of Dodge City.

He was preceded in death by his parents; four brothers: Bill, Doral, Gerald and Larry Trent; step-daughter, Rochelle Wilson. Danny passed away, Saturday, January 30, 2021, at the age of 71 years old.

Graveside services will be held at the Kansas Veterans Cemetery in Fort Dodge, Kansas on Friday, February 5, at 3:00 pm with US Navy Funeral Honors, and the American Legion 8th District Honor Guard. A memorial luncheon will be held prior to the funeral, at the Dodge City VFW at 909 N 13th St. at 12:00 pm. Please enter the building from the south.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his name and directed to Dodge City Community College Art Department Fund in care of Lamb Funeral Home, P.O. Box 358, Whitewater, Kansas 67154. Please sign his online guest book and leave a memory of Danny at


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Friday, February 5, 2021

Starts at 3:00 pm (Central time)

Sawyer Funeral Home & Crematory

137 N Union St, Council Grove, KS 66846

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