Horace Ellis Trotter, Sr., 74, of Chattanooga, passed Tuesday, May 28, 2019. He retired as a Technician for Southern Railroad. Horace was preceded in death by his father, Robert Shaw, Sr.; mother Lula Trotter; brother, Ruben Trotter; sisters, Doris Trotter and Ruby Trotter. Survivors include his sons, Horace (Cheryl) Trotter, Jr. of Chattanooga, Patrick (Jenelle) Trotter of Atlanta, Ga., and Twain Jackson, of Chattanooga; daughters, Netia (Dion) Dave, Gail (George) Huelett, Vonda Jackson, and HorisaDiane Trotter all of Chattanooga; 24 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; brother, Robert (Mary) Shaw, Jr. of Chattanooga, Pastor Harold (Gail) Shaw of Tuscumbia, AL, and Thomas (Carolyn) Montgomery of Dayton, OH; sisters, Gloria (Fred) Bates of Tuscumbia, Ada (Wyatt) Graham, of Russellville, AL, Claudia (Earnest) Smith, Katherine Cheatham, Lisa Trotter, Mary Trotter, all of Tuscumbia, and Linda Ross Shaw of Detroit, MI; special friend, Wanda Harris; a host of other relatives and friends. Visitation will be today from 6 to 8 p.m. at Taylor Funeral Home. Funeral service will be Wednesday at 12 noon in the chapel. Burial in Highland Memorial Gardens.