Verner Truman Dent

February 18, 1920 ‒ November 30, 2011

Cardington, Ohio

Verner Truman Dent, age 91 of Cardington, passed away Wednesday afternoon at his residence. He was born February 18, 1920 in Scott Depot, WV to James and Lula Virginia Joyce Dent. Verner was a farmer, while he lived in West Virginia and came to Central Ohio more than 60 years ago, retiring from Tecumseh Products of Marion. An avid organic gardener, he really enjoyed mowing the yard. On July 28, 1974 he joined the Marlboro Primitive Baptist Church and has been a faithful member ever since. He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Nora Mae (Adams); daughters Kathy Dent of Prescott, AZ, Cynthia Laton of Prospect, OH, and Karen Labuhn of Whidley Island, WA; a son Marshall Dent of Lake City, FL; 7 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by 7 brothers and sisters. Friends will be received on Saturday from noon until 2:00 PM in the Marlboro Primitive Baptist Church at the corner of Horseshoe and Leonardsburg Rd. Graveside will follow at 2:00 PM in Marlboro Cemetery. It is suggested that contributions be made to the Morrow County Hospice at 228 South St., Mt. Gilead, OH 43338. Rodman Neeper Funeral Home is assisting the family with these arrangements, and to express a condolence or share a memory, please visit