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Gary Lee Trotter, 71, husband of Gloria Armiger Trotter for 23 years, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, November 4, 2023.
Gary was born in Greenville, SC to the late Willis P. Trotter and Betty Jean Howard on January 9, 1952. He grew up in Mauldin, SC, and graduated from Hillcrest High School. In 1992, he founded and was President of Water Flow Systems, Inc., which was in the water well repair business until his illness in 2022. He also served as a volunteer Deputy Game Warden with the SC Department of Natural Resources for over 40 years. When he was younger he enjoyed water skiing, fishing and hunting, motorcycles, cars and trucks. He will forever be remembered for his love of family, fun loving spirit and sense of humor, his good heart, willingness to help anyone and his generosity.
In addition to his wife, Gloria, he is survived by his son, Thomas, wife Becky, and granddaughter Davis; stepson, Joe Ockershausen and wife Norma; and brother Bucky Trotter. As well as his parents, he was predeceased by his sister, Wanda Kay Trotter; and brother Preston Trotter.
A Visitation will be held Saturday, November 11, 2023 from 11:30 a.m. until 1:15 p.m. at Thomas McAfee Funeral Homes, Southeast followed by the Funeral Service in the Chapel at 1:30 p.m. Burial will be in Greenville Memorial Gardens.
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