Manchester, Tennessee - William N. “Bill” “Bucky” Dent, age 64, of LaVergne, formerly of Winslow, Indiana, passed away Sunday, March 14, 2021, at Alive Hospice in Murfreesboro. Bill was a graduate of Trevecca Nazarene University. He also attended Wesley Seminary. He was also a retired minister in the Church of the Nazarene and was avid fan of the Indiana Hoosiers basketball. He previously served as a counselor for the State of Tennessee Vocation Rehabilitation service and was also a former greeter at LaVergne Walmart from 2012-2017.
He was preceded in death by his parents Nathan and Bessie Schatz Dent, brothers Ed and Donald Ray Dent; sisters Jane Ellerbruck and Nancy Mullins; one niece and 3 nephews. He is survived by his wife Christina Gumheang Dent of LaVergne, TN, and sister, Laura Futrell of Indiana; 5 nieces and 6 nephews.
A memorial service will be held April 11, 2021 at 3:00 P.M. at the Smyrna Church of the Nazarene. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to United Cerebral Palsy of Middle Tennessee or the Muscular Dystrophy Association of Middle Tennessee in Bill’s name.
Central Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
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