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1010 S. White Street
P.O. Box 99
ATHENS, TN 37371-0099
Phone: 423-745-3013
Fax: 423-745-7733
William Trotter

William Curtis "Curtis" Trotter

Wednesday, September 26th, 1928 - Wednesday, June 30th, 2021
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William Curtis Trotter, 92, of Athens, passed away Wednesday, June 30, 2021 at his home.
He was a lifelong resident of McMinn County, was born and raised in the Wesleyanna Community. He was a son of the late Robert H.(Bob) and Dicie Kathryn Armstrong Trotter. He was also preceded in death by his wife Helen Ingram Trotter, sisters, Lena Minge, Marie Howell, and Naoma Trotter, and brothers, James, D.C. and Hugh Trotter.
He was a member of Allen Memorial United Methodist Church and was a former longtime member of Wesleyanna United Methodist Church. He was associated with Athens Supply Company for 41 years until his retirement.
Curtis is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Diane and Gary Hicks ; granddaughter and her husband, Tully Anne and James Thomas Hughes; 2 great-granddaughters, Tinley Anne and Elsie Anne Hughes; 1 great-grandson, James Foster Hughes all of Athens; and several nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be conducted, 4:00 pm, Saturday, July 3rd at Cedar Grove Cemetery with Rev. Bill Dawson and Frank Moran officiating. The family will have a drop by of friends at the funeral home, Saturday from 2:00 pm until 3:30 pm prior to the graveside.
The family suggests memorials be made to Wesleyanna Cemetery Fund, P.O. Box 303, Etowah, TN 37331.
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  • Visitation

    Saturday, July 3rd, 2021 | 2:00pm - 3:30pm
    Saturday, July 3rd, 2021 2:00pm - 3:30pm
    Smith Funeral & Cremation Service of Athens
    1010 S. White Street
    ATHENS, TN 37303
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    Family and friends may drop by Saturday, between the hours of 2:00-3:30 pm prior to the graveside service.
  • Service

    Saturday, July 3rd, 2021 | 4:00pm
    Saturday, July 3rd, 2021 4:00pm
    Cedar Grove Cemetery
    Hill Street
    ATHENS, TN 37303
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    Graveside only.
  • Interment

    Cedar Grove Cemetery
    Hill Street
    ATHENS, TN 37303
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