LANCASTER—I. Edward Trotter Jr., 86, of Lancaster County passed away on June 11, 2017.
He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Mary B. Trotter; three children, I. Edward “Nick” Trotter, III (Jenny), Leigh Trotter Kreider (James) and Mitchell Brame Trotter (Susan); and six grandchildren, Chelsea Trotter (Geoffrey Werner), Ashley Horsley (Bailey), James Kreider, David Kreider, Jessica Batchelor (Brett) and April Trotter.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Isham Edward Trotter Sr. and Louise Harper Trotter; and his sister, Jane Harper Trotter.
Ed grew up in Urbanna and graduated from Christchurch School in 1949. He graduated from Virginia Tech and, after service in the U.S. Army, he moved to Lynchburg. In 1991, he retired as senior partner at Coopers & Lybrand and moved with Mary full time to Trobrador, their home on the Eastern Branch of the Corrotoman River.
Ed was active in public service throughout his life, most notably through Campbell Memorial Church and Christchurch School where he served on the board of governors including many years as chairman. He also served as trustee and president of the Christchurch School Foundation.
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Monday, June 19, 2017, at Campbell Memorial Presbyterian Church, Weems. Interment will be 2:30 p.m. at Middlesex Memorial Cemetery, Urbanna. Family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 18, at Currie Funeral Home, Kilmarnock.
Memorial contributions may be made to Christchurch School, or Campbell Memorial Presbyterian Church in lieu of flowers.