Trotter, Richard “Dicky” David, Sr.

U.S. Navy Veteran Was Steel Mill Millwright

  • Wednesday, November 29, 2023
Richard “Dicky” David Trotter, Sr.
Richard “Dicky” David Trotter, Sr.

Richard “Dicky” David Trotter, Sr., 82, of Chattanooga, passed away on Wednesday, November 22, 2023, at his residence.

He was a veteran of the United States Navy. He was formerly employed by Steel Production as a steel mill millwright worker. Richard attended Real Life Ministries.

He was preceded in death by his parents, John Dale and Catherine Trotter; wife, Barbara Jean Trotter; brothers, Jacob Dale Trotter and John Anthony Trotter.

Survivors include his wife of one year, Immelda Namutebi Trotter; son, Richard Trotter, Jr. of Chattanooga; daughters, Rosiland Stephanie Trotter of St. Paul, MN and Gina Trotter Tafari of Salisbury, NC; 12 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; brothers, Monroe A. (Ella) Trotter of Chattanooga, Pastor Joel C. (Beverly) Trotter of Jacksonville, FL, and Nathaniel Trotter of Denver, CO; sisters, Deborah McClendon of Aurora, CO, Judith Turner, and Lisa Susan Berry, both of Denver; several nieces; nephews; cousins; other relatives and close friends.

Richard will lie in state on Thursday, Nov. 30, at 10:30 a.m. at Taylor Funeral Home.

Funeral services will follow at 3 p.m. in the chapel with Pastor Joel C. Trotter as the eulogist.

Interment in Chattanooga National Cemetery will be at a later date.

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