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Curtis Ray Trotter

October 7, 1927 October 3, 2018
Curtis Ray Trotter
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Obituary for Curtis Ray Trotter

Curtis Ray Trotter, 90, husband of the late Blondelle Clegg Trotter, of Flatrock Rd., Modoc, SC entered into rest Wednesday October 3, 2018.
Funeral Services will be 11:00 AM on Saturday, October 6, 2018 at Red Oak Grove Baptist Church, with burial in the church cemetery with Masonic Rites.
Mr. Trotter was born in Wrightsville, Ga on October 7, 1927 and was the oldest of four sons of the late George Ervin and Della Bland Trotter. After graduating from Saluda High School in SC, Curtis enlisted in the U.S. Navy on November 7, 1944, he was a veteran of World War II. A career at Savannah River Site began in 1948 which lasted for 9 years when he returned home from the Navy. In 1961, Mr. Trotter opened his upholstery business known as “Trotter’s Upholstery Shop.” He stayed in this business for 43 years and covered many pieces of furniture. His motto was, “we cover everything but bald heads.”
Mr. Curtis Trotter was a member of Red Oak Grove Baptist Church for 71 years and had been Sunday School Superintendent and Chairman of the Board of Deacons. He was a member of the North Augusta American Legion, was a past member of the Edgefield American Legion where he had served as Commander and was a member of the 40 & 8. Mr. Trotter had been a member of the Order of the Eastern Star for over 50 years and served for over 20 of those years as Worthy Patron. He was a member of the Parksville Masonic Lodge #199 for over 50 years and had served as District Deputy for 2 years and Secretary for many years. Mr. Trotter was a member of the Jamil Shrine Temple in Columbia, SC and served on the Hospital Relations Unit.
Survivors include two sons, Phillip (Janice) Trotter, and Michael (Ann) Trotter; three daughters, Beverly (Mike) Carlton, Pam (Claude) Bussey, and Renee Clark (Julie Jones); two brothers, Gene and Ervin Trotter; four grandchildren; and 5 great grandchildren. He was predeceased by a brother Norman Trotter.
Memorials may be made to: Red Oak Grove Brotherhood, 66 Flatrock Rd., Modoc, SC 29838.
The family is at the home of Helen Corley on Flatrock Rd. and will receive friends from 6 to 8 PM on Friday, October 5, 2018 at Edgefield Mercantile Funeral Home.
Please sign the online register book at www.edgefieldmercantilefh.com.


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Visitation

Friday

5

Oct

6:00 PM 10/5/2018 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 10/5/2018 8:00:00 PM
Edgefield Mercantile Funeral Home, Inc.

801 Columbia Rd. P.O. Box 389
Edgefield, SC 29824

Edgefield Mercantile Funeral Home, Inc.
801 Columbia Rd. P.O. Box 389 Edgefield 29824 SC
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Service

Saturday

6

Oct

11:00 AM 10/6/2018 11:00:00 AM
Red Oak Grove Baptist Church

174 Red Oak Grove Road
Modoc, SC 29838

Red Oak Grove Baptist Church
174 Red Oak Grove Road Modoc 29838 SC
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Red Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery Final Resting Place

174 Red Oak Grove Rd.
Modoc, SC 29824

174 Red Oak Grove Rd. Modoc 29824 SC
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Memorial Contribution

Red Oak Grove Brotherhood

66 Flatrock Rd.
Modoc, S.C. 29838
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