February 23, 1941 ~ May 29, 2021
Born in: Atlanta, Georgia
Resided in: Lilburn, Georgia
Donald Gene Trotter
February 23, 1941 – May 29, 2021
Don Trotter of Lilburn GA passed away on Saturday, May 29, 2021.
Don was born in Atlanta, GA on February 23, 1941 to Curtis M. Trotter and Duffie Mae Trotter.
He was preceded in his death by his wife Penny Trotter, father Curtis Trotter, and mother Duffie Mae Trotter.
He is survived by his wife Beverly Trotter, his children Donna Prather and Curt Trotter, and his brother Ken Trotter.
Grandchildren: Jennifer De La Cruz, Kathryn Tanner, Alex Trotter, Zach Trotter and Caroline Trotter.
Don was a friend to everyone he met, a consummate salesman, a devoted husband and father, an entertaining magician, a worthy opponent at the poker table and a loyal friend. Don rarely met a stranger, and when he did he turned them into a fast friend.
Don graduated from Southwest DeKalb High School in 1958. Out of high school Don served in the Army Reserves. He married Penny Hickok on June 16, 1961. Don and Penny were married for 50 years. Don married his current wife Beverly on July 14 2013.
Don was an active member of the Yaarab Shrine of Atlanta, GA. He joined the Masons in 1967 and earned his Entered Apprentice, his Fellow Craft, and his Master Mason degrees in less than 4 months. He was an active member of the Yaarab Shrine Motor Corps, Mustang division, and served for a season as the Motor Corp president. He loved serving at the Shrine Circus and believed wholeheartedly in the cause of the Shriners hospitals.
A small graveside service will be held on Monday, June 7, 2021 at 10:00 AM Floral Hills Memory Gardens in Tucker, GA.
In lieu of flowers the family is asking for donations to be made to the Shriners Hospitals for Children https://donate.lovetotherescue.org/give/119312/#!/donation/checkout
Graveside Service: June 7, 2021 10:00 am - June 7, 2021 11:00 am
Floral Hills Memory Gardens
3000 Lawrenceville Highway
Tucker, GA 30084