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Obituary for Trent Robert Johnson

Johnson, Trent R.
Middleville, MI

Trent Robert Johnson, age 18, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, July 4, 2020. Trent was born on September 25, 2001 in Grand Rapids, the son of Timothy Johnson and Teresa Wilson. Trent was a lifelong resident of the Middleville community and was a 2019 graduate of Thornapple Kellogg High School where he excelled in football and wrestling. He also played rugby for Catholic Central High School. In his free time Trent enjoyed the outdoors, golfing, hunting, fishing, water skiing, snow skiing, and riding dirt bikes. He especially enjoyed “making memories” with family and friends. Trent was a strong willed and dedicated leader, and hard worker with a strong work ethic. He will be remembered for his big heart and million-dollar smile. Trent is survived by his parents: Tim Johnson and Teresa Wilson; sister, Kali Johnson; grandparents: Marcia Friedrich, Duane Friedrich, the entire Friedrich family, and Kathy Wilson; adopted grandparents: Carol Kelly and Pat Kelley; aunt: Lisa Zender; uncles: Randy Johnson and Eben Briggs; and his beloved dog: Kash Johnson. He will be sorely missed by countless aunts, uncles, cousins, extended family, Thornapple Kellogg community of friends, coaches, teachers, and neighbors. Trent was preceded in death by his brother: Timothy Brent Johnson Jr.; and grandfather: Harry “Jiggs” Johnson. Trent’s family will receive friends on Tuesday, July 14, 2020, 2:00 to 8:00 PM at the Beeler-Gores Funeral Home. Trent’s memorial service will be conducted on Wednesday, July 15, 2020, 5:30 PM at Journey Church, Middleville, Pastor Derek Schultz, officiating. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic and the safety of our community, Trent’s memorial service will take place outdoors. Please visit to share a memory or to leave a condolence message for Trent’s family.