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Thomas Bernard "Tommy" Trott
June 20, 1945 - October 15, 2009
Thomas Bernard “Tommy” Trott, 64, husband of Alice (Wagner) Trott of 400 Hudson Ave., Staunton, passed away Thursday morning, October 15, 2009 in the University of Virginia Hospital, Charlottesville.
Mr. Trott was born in Staunton on June 20, 1945, a son of the late Sydney Edward, Sr. and Katherine Ellen (Wilson) Trott.
Tommy was a member of the First Presbyterian Church where he served as an Elder, Usher and a very active member. He retired from the Virginia Department of Transportation with 39 years of service in June of 2007 as a right-away agent and was a member of the Staunton Fraternal Order of the Elks Lodge # 29. Tommy loved to travel and enjoyed spending time at the beach. His favorite times were spent in the company of his family and dear friends celebrating life.
Tommy found great pleasure in attending and “cheering on” his children and grandchildren in all their activities. He was a devoted husband, father and grandfather and was loved by all.
In addition to his loving wife of 44 years, Tommy is survived by two daughters and a son-in-law, Teresa (Trott) Campbell and her husband Ned of Virginia Beach and Allison T. Trott and Mike Entsminger of Staunton; a brother and sister-in-law, Sydney E. “Eddie” Trott, Jr. and his wife Jeri R. of Staunton; a sister and brother-in-law, Harriet W. (Trott) Sandy and her husband Gene of Staunton; a brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Carlton and Pat Wagner of Tabb; a sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Beverly and Sammy Richardson of Staunton; five grandchildren, Trey Campbell, Brandon Campbell, Connor Campbell, Jayden Williams and Ashton Johnson; a number of nieces, nephews and many close and special friends also survive.
A celebration of Mr. Trott’s life will be conducted 2:00 p.m. Monday, October 19, 2009 in the First Presbyterian Church by the Rev. Dr. Richard S. Dietrich.
Burial will be private.
The family will receive friends from 4 to 6:00 p.m., Sunday afternoon, October 18, 2009 in the Coffman Funeral Home and Crematory.
It is suggested those desiring to make memorial contributions to the Valley Mission, 1513 West Beverley Street, Staunton, VA 24401, First Presbyterian Church, 100 East Frederick Street, Staunton, VA 24401 or to a charity of one’s choice.
Coffman Funeral Home and Crematory, 230 Frontier Drive, Staunton is in charge of his arrangements.