Cover photo for SHERMAN TROTTER's Obituary
1949 SHERMAN 2022


March 28, 1949 — December 29, 2022


Sherman Trotter was born to Crockett Trotter and Georgia Turner in Texarkana on March 28, 1949. He later moved to Pueblo, Colorado where he grew up and graduated high school in 1967 with an eternal love for history and the military. After graduating from Colorado State with a degree in Political Science, he went into the United States Army which he loved with all his heart.

Upon leaving the army as Captain S. Trotter, he went on to work for corporate America with big named companies such as PepsiCo, Frito-Lay, Kraft Food Service & Ryder Logistics. Sherman always left a phenomenal footprint with his brilliance, dedication, and love for everything he was committed to. In Captain S. Trotter’s own words, “it’s not goodbye—but see you later.”

He is preceded in death by his parents  father Crockett Trotter, mother Georgia Turner and one sister Debra Gentry

He leaves behind: sisters Mae Howard, of Jurupa Valley, CA, Carol Trotter of Las Vegas, NV,  Linda Trotter of Colorado Springs, CO brothers Herman Trotter; of Pueblo, CO Crockett Trotter Jr. of Denver, CO; Special children: Zabian Jefferson, Terasius Jefferson Tonjameia Jefferson Tervasius Jefferson …and a very close family, friend, mentor & earthly angel of Kymberly Jefferson.

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