Billie R. “Bill” Trotter, 84, of Metamora, IL passed away on Thursday, November 7, 2019. He was born on August 7, 1935 in Wayne City, IL to Loren and Marie (Alexander) Trotter. He married Josephine “Josie” Alig on July 31, 1965. She passed away on May 23, 2019.
Surviving are one daughter Suzette (Charles) Boyd of Jasper, AL; one son Jason (Tiffany) Trotter of Cincinnati, OH; four grandchildren; and three great- grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers Kenneth and Jack, and two nephews.
Bill served two years in the US Marines. After his discharge he worked 36 years for Illinois Bell and Ameritech (AT&T). After his retirement he continued to work laying cables for an independent company. He also worked at Jim McComb Chevrolet for several years. Bill enjoyed working on cars and helping others with whatever was needed.
Funeral Services will be held on 12:00 Noon on Friday, December 6, 2019 at Mason Funeral Home Metamora Chapel with Pastor Gary Salm officiating. Visitation will be held from 10:00 am until time of services on Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery in Metamora. A luncheon at Christian Union Church will follow the burial. In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to Alzheimer’s Association Central Illinois Chapter, 614 West Glen Avenue, Peoria, IL 61614. Online condolences at www.masonfuneralhomes.com.
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