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William Edward Trotter


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William Edward Trotter Obituary
William Edward Trotter, 89, of Hillsdale, passed away Saturday, June 28, 2014 at the MacRitchie Skilled Nursing Facility, Hillsdale.

A longtime Reading resident, he was born January 9, 1925 in Cleveland OH to Cloyce and Vera (Vickers) Trotter. Bill served in the US Army Air Corps. His careers included several area factories, a dairy, bulk routes, the City of Reading, and delivering fuel oil and gas. He was a member of the Reading United Methodist Church, the former Reading Masonic Lodge, Reading Rotary Club, and he served on the Reading City Council.

On April 21, 1945 he married Dorothy Elaine (Burgess) and she preceded him in death in 2001.
Survivors include 2 daughters, Ann (Rick) Headley of Reading; Elaine (Arthur) Etchey of Hillsdale; 1 sister, Betty (Dale) Cook of Reading; 5 grandchildren, Steve (Sarah) Headley, Jim Headley, Doug, Sarah and Jason Etchey; 4 great-grandchildren, Leah, Parker and Alexis Headley, and Makenna Gayle; and his dear friend Lila Rubel of Reading.

He was also preceded in death by his daughter, Susan.

Visitation is scheduled Tuesday from 6-8 PM at the Eagle Funeral Home-George White Chapel, Reading. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, 11:00 AM, at the Reading United Methodist Church, with Pastor Rob Hughes officiating. Interment will follow in Maplewood Cemetery, Reading. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the Reading United Methodist Church.

To view this obituary or send condolences, visit www.eaglefuneralhomes.com.
Published in The Hillsdale Daily News on June 29, 2014
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