Harry Nathaniel Trotter, 61, of Rock Falls, died Friday, July 26, 2019 at the Iowa City VA Hospital.
Harry, affectionately known as Harry-O or Grandpa, was born September 14, 1957 in Chicago the son of Winston Trotter and Lillie (Knox) Trotter. He served in the US Marines from 1976 – 1978 and later married Verda Johnson-Trotter. Harry spent his career and his life helping others as a social worker.
Survivors include his wife of Rock Falls; one son DeShawn (Christal) Johnson of Peoria; two sisters, Audrey (Gerald) Townsend of County Club Hills and Rowena (Harold) France of Markham; two brothers, Tyrone (Paula) Trotter of Phoenix and Cortez (Wendy) Trotter of Chicago; and five grandchildren, Andrew, Alexis, Jervias, Jamal and Christion.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Pierre Trotter.
Memorial services will be Saturday, August 3, 2019 at Noon at the Salvation Army in Sterling and Monday, August 5, 2019 at 11:00 AM at Second Baptist Church in Harvey.
Private inurnment will be at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elmwood at a later date.
A memorial has been established.
Online condolences may be sent to www.mcdonaldfuneralhomes.com.