Phillip William Trotter Sr.
February 16, 1929 ‒ July 16, 2018
Phillip Trotter, 89, of Delaware, passed away Monday morning, July 16, 2018 at the Kobacker House in Columbus.
He was born in on February 16, 1929 to the late John Sooloft & Hazel Mae (Houk) Trotter.
Phillip worked for Houghton Elevators for many years, he then went on to be partner an owner of Delco Cattle Company located on Clark-Shaw Road in Delaware, County. He then became partner and owner of Thiergartner Implement Company in Milford Center, Ohio. in most recent years he was the sole owner of Stairway Chairlift Company in the Delaware and Columbus areas. He was a member and had served two terms at the Business Agent of the Elevators Union Local #37. Phillip enjoyed being a member of Kenny’s Corner Market Coffee Clutch for many years.
He is survived by his wife of 10 years, Barbara; sons, Phil (Jennieann) Trotter Jr. of Hattiesburg, MS and Mark (Kathy) Trotter of Delaware; daughter Debi (Ken) Noble of Marysville, Ohio; 4 grandchildren, Kathleen, Sarah, Kevin (Misty) and Micah; 12 great grandchildren; sisters Mary Sparks and Sue Braun of Ohio; nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Phillip was preceded in death by his first wife Virginia “Ginny” Trotter, and brother Jack Trotter.
Phillip loved his family and his home. He enjoyed gardening, and spending time with his dog Petey. Those close to him, especially his wife remember that every day of his life was a special memory.
The family will receive friends on Thursday, July 19, 2018 from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm at the Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center, 101 Valleyside Drive (formerly 1510 W. William St.), Delaware where funeral services will follow at 1:00 pm. Interment will be in Oller Cemetery.
The Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center of Delaware is honored to serve the Trotter family.
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