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Henry "Bo" Jasper Trotter

November 19, 1948 — April 16, 2022

Henry "Bo" Jasper Trotter

Henry Jasper Trotter (Bo) began his wonderful journey of life on November 19, 1948 to the late Precious Jackson Trotter and Herman Trotter. Also preceding him in death are brothers, Charles, Sonny and David Trotter Sr.

He accepted Christ as his personal Lord and Savior at Cabin Row Missionary Baptist Church and was a faithful member until his illness started to decline.

Henry receiving his education in the Clarksville Montgomery County School System. Henry graduated from the historic Burt High.

Henry was employed by Montgomery County School System for 35 years after retiring as Chief Custodian at Northeast High School. He united in Holy Matrimony to the love of his life Karen Powers Trotter for 50 years.

Henry loved his family dearly and never met a stranger. Bo loved to play the lottery, cleaning, working on cars, and cutting grass. Bo was an awesome mentor to a lot of children. Everyone that came in contact with Bo loved him. Bo was a joker and a jack of all trades. Lastly Bo loved to grill and enjoy family and friends gatherings.

On Saturday, April 16, 2022, God called Henry to walk through those pearly gates to return to his heavenly home to receive his reward.

He leaves to cherish his loving memories is his wife, Karen Powers Trotter; children, Emmanuel Trotter of Nashville, TN, Darian (Brooks) Trotter Thomas of San Antonio, TX, Precious (Ammiel) Gatewood, Lorgo Maryfind, Demetrius Trotter, Henry (Samantha) Trotter, both of Clarksville, TN; grandchildren, Lataya Carter of Clarksville, TN, Antoine & Anthony Basshorn, both of Nashville, TN, Kiera Gatewood, Lorgo Maryfind, Danielle and Samantha Trotter, both of Clarksville, TN; great grandchildren, Cedric Williams of Clarksville, TN, Miles Bassham of Nashville, TN; Godchildren, Princhelle Felton, Willie Brown, Steve Gold, Billy Gray and Eric Posey; sister in law, Alberta Rogers, Virginia Young, Olivia Barker and Lois Trotter; brother in law, Clarence Reed of Nashville, TN; a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives; and best friends, Kenny and Mr. Patel of Five Point Market and Debra Williams of Nashville, TN and Coach Ted Haley.

A visitation will be held Friday, April 22, 2022 at 5:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. Another visitation will be held Saturday, April 23, 2022 at 11:00 A.M. until the hour of service at 12:00 P.M. Officiating will be Pastor James Trotter. Interment to follow immdiately at Resthaven Memorial Gardens.

The Trotter family would like to say a special thank you to Davita Dialysis and Nurse Jason at Tennova ICU for their phenomenal care to Mr. Henry.

Arrangements are under the care of Gateway Funeral Home & Cremation Center. Franklin Street, Clarksville, TN 37040. Phone: (931) 919-2600. Online condolences may be made by visiting our website, gatewayfh.com.

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