US Marine Corps

Lafayette James Trotter Jr.

May 4, 1953 ~ November 10, 2021 (age 68)

Obituary

Former Hastings resident Lafayette James Trotter Jr., 68, passed away Wednesday, November 10, 2021, at the VA Medical Center, Omaha, NE.

Services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, November 20, at Butler Volland Chapel in Hastings with Pastor Buck Linton-Hendrick officiating. Burial with military rites by Hastings Military Honor Guard will be at Parkview Cemetery in Hastings. Visitation will be 3-7 p.m. Friday with family present 5-7 p.m. and one hour prior to service at the funeral home. Memorials may be given to the family for a memorial to be established at a later date. 

Lafayette was born May 4, 1953, in Hastings, NE to Lafayette J. Trotter Sr. & Faye Mullen. He graduated from high school and attended Hastings College and Kearney State College. Lafayette served in the U.S. Marine Corps from January 8, 1971 to March 5, 1973.

Lafayette was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Cynthia J. Trotter.

SURVIVORS:
Children:                                
    Tera Gericke – Albuquerque, NM  
    Jean Paul Trotter – AZ
    Charles D. Trotter – Ayr, NE
Siblings:                                
    Helen Trotter – Lincoln, NE
    John A. Trotter – Hastings, NE
Numerous Aunts, Uncles, Nieces, Nephews, Cousins, and other extended family


 

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Services

Visitation
Friday
November 19, 2021

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center
1225 N. Elm Ave
Hastings, NE 68901

Visitation
Saturday
November 20, 2021

9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center
1225 N. Elm Ave
Hastings, NE 68901

Services
Saturday
November 20, 2021

10:30 AM
Butler Volland Chapel
1225 N Elm Avenue
Hastings, NE 68901

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