Trent Edwin Carter, 36 of Camden, Arkansas, passed away Tuesday, April 12, 2016 at his home. Trent was a 1998 graduate of Camden Fairview High School and a lifelong member of Cullendale First Baptist Church. Trent completed the LPN program at SAU Tech in 1999 and worked as an ER nurse at the Ouachita County Medical Center.
Trent joined the United States Army in February, 2006, and served until June, 2011. He achieved the rank of Sgt. serving as an Airborne Calvary Scout. Trent served in Iraq and in Afghanistan as part of the 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division stationed at Ft. Richardson, Alaska. He received the Army Commendation Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Global War On Terrorism Service Medal, the Combat Action Badge, the Parachutist Badge, the General George S. Patton, Jr. Outstanding Trooper Award and the Purple Heart.
In 2016 Trent became EMT certified and worked at EASI Ambulance Service in Pine Bluff.
Trent was a vital and beloved member of a vast family who enjoy spending holidays and Summer Camps together. Trent was a Pirate, an Indian Warrior, a Viking, a Bream Derby Champion, a 40 Club Member, a Flag Raiser, a Cat-fisher, a rock skipper…….
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, John Henry and Ollie Mae Carter and Clyde and Maruerite Beard.
Trent is survived by his daughter Lexie of Edmond, OK, his parents Thomas and Wendy Carter, his brother Troy Carter and his wife Jenifer, his sister Tracy Wolfe and her husband Jonathan, nieces, nephews, and a host of extended family and friends.
Our Trent, our father, our son, our brother, our nephew, our cousin, our friend, our patriot, our soldier boy, our wounded warrior, our hero. We Love You Buddy!
A Memorial Service will be held 10:00 AM Thursday, April 14, 2016 at Cullendale First Baptist Church. Visitation will be from 9:00-10:00 AM before the service. Memorials my be made to Cullendale First Baptist Church or The Wounded Warrior Project Program.