December 28, 1921 - January 22, 2015
Dennis "Denny" Eugene Trotter, 93, of Vincent, passed away on Thursday, January 22, 2015, at Emeritus of Marietta where he and his wife have resided the past ten months. He was born on December 28, 1921, in Marietta, to Dayton Watson and Mary Margaret "Gretta" Needham Trotter. Denny graduated from Barlow Rural High School in 1941 and married his high school sweetheart, Ruth Darleen Smith, of Fleming, on March 28, 1943 in St. Louis, MO. Denny was retired from B. F. Goodrich and had been a member of Layman United Methodist Church, National and State Granges, Western Washington County Historical Society and the Ohio Valley Gem, Mineral Society and the Beverly American Legion, Post 389. Denny was an Army Air Corps veteran of World War II, serving from September 1942 to September 1945 and having flown 51 missions as a waist gunner or ball turret gunner on a B-17 bomber. He is survived by his wife, Ruth, four children: Marie Nutter (Kenneth) of Vincent, Martha "Marti" Lohr (Jim) of Niceville, FL, Ed (Diane) of Marietta, and Randy (Sue) of Lowell; eight grandchildren: Gary Nutter, of Houston, TX, Christine Nutter Dearth of Vincent, Tonja Lohr Sowers of Ft. Walton Beach, FL, Michael Lohr of Keller, TX, Angela Trotter Patton, of Westerville, Rachel Trotter Schuttinger of Powell, Sarah Trotter Wells of Beavercreek, and Greg Trotter of Fleming; five step grandchildren, Tristan Lee of Columbus, Brysen Lee of Marietta, Stephanie Hupp and Marla Mankins of Lowell, and Sean McKelvey, of Marysville, TN; nine great grandchildren, seven step great grandchildren, three step great-great grandchildren. One great grandchild Stephen Gebert and one step grandchild, Steven Mincks are deceased. Memorial services will be held at the Barlow Chapel of Cawley & Peoples Funeral Home on Wednesday, January 28, 2015, at 11 a.m. with Pastor Lou Whitney officiating, as well as having military rites. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home. Burial of ashes will take place at a later date in Veto Cemetery. Donations may be made to the Barlow VFD, P. O. Box 121, Barlow, OH 45712. The family wishes to thank the wonderful staff and residents of Emeritus of Marietta and Marietta Home Health and Hospice for the love and care he received.
Dennis "Denny" Eugene Trotter, 93, of Vincent, passed away on Thursday, January 22, 2015, at Emeritus of Marietta where he and his wife have resided the past ten months. He was born on December 28, 1921, in Marietta, to Dayton Watson and Mary... View Obituary & Service Information
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