Brent died, unexpectedly, in his Phoenix home on June 10, 2022, of COPD. He was born on Halloween (October 31) 1970 in Phoenix to Richard and Karen Smith. Welcoming him to heaven where his older brother Bryce, father Richard, and his BFF, Hope, his service dog. His maternal grandparents, Paul and Adele Crowner, and paternal grandparents Rosalind Smith and Cassius Smith also preceded him in death.
After graduating from Greenway High School, Brent joined the army. He was honorably discharged in December of 1991. He worked in the behavioral health field until he took medical retirement in 2005. His clients often said how he was helpful to them in getting the resources they needed. His family and friends were not surprised because he was always willing to help them too. Brent will be remembered as a kind person with a big heart as well as an animal lover.
Rest in Peace. Memorial service plans will be announced at a later date.