R. Dean Trotter, 79, of Festus died July 11, 2019, in De Soto. Mr. Trotter was a retired sheet metal worker and a member of Union Local 36. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps and a member of Elks Lodge 1721 in Crystal City. Born April 8, 1940, in St. Louis, he was the son of the late Richard F. and Edna (Emmons) Trotter.
He is survived by a son: Scott Trotter of Foristell; a daughter: Kim (the late Rusty) Hutson of Imperial; four grandchildren: Donovan Trotter of Foristell, Jamie Hutson of Herculaneum and Barbara and Jason Dunville of Indiana; five great-grandchildren; a brother: Dennis Trotter of Arnold; and a sister: Jean (Ted) Spradling of Doniphan.
He was preceded in death by a son: Donnie Trotter.
Visitation will be at 1 p.m. and a funeral service is scheduled for 4 p.m. Sunday, July 14, at Kutis South County Chapel, 5255 Lemay Ferry Road, in south St. Louis County. Burial will be private. Arrangements are under the direction of Kutis Funeral Home.