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William Guy Trollinger

November 1, 1942 ~ July 17, 2020 (age 77)


William Guy Trollinger, 77, formerly of Henrico, Virginia, passed away in Colorado on July 17, 2020 after a long battle with Alzheimer's Disease.  Guy was born on November 1, 1942 in Charlotte, North Carolina.  He was one of five children of Frances "Billie" Trollinger (nee Augst) and Fredrick "Buddy" Trollinger.  He lived his early life in Seven Pines, Virginia.  He graduated from St. Patrick High School in 1960.  He was drafted to the U.S. Army and served until 1964.  Guy married Diane Fleshood Trollinger on May 10, 1975 and they recently celebrated 45 years of marriage.

Guy worked in the wholesale food industry and retired from Ukrop's Supermarket.  Over the years, Guy was active in the Knights of Columbus, serving as Grand Knight.  He was active in his church for many years and his Catholic faith was very important to him. Seeing Pope John Paul in Baltimore in 1995 was a highlight of his life.  Guy was well-known for his wit, humor and contagious laugh.  He loved being around people and he adored his family.  He enjoyed game nights and getting together for good food with good friends.  He loved to travel and visited many countries, his favorite being Italy. 

Guy is survived by his wife Diane, his daughter Melissa Annis, her husband Bill and one granddaughter, Gracen; his sisters Frances Ladd, Kaye Welsh (Chris)  and Marcia Sluder.   Guy was the beloved brother-in-law to Linda Phipps (Harold), Carolyn Hauge (Kenny) and Kyndall Parker (Rick).  He is survived by his three step-grandsons and numerous nieces and nephews.  He is preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Fred Trollinger (Helen).  

His final resting place will be at the columbarium at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, 4491 Springfield Rd., Glen Allen, VA 23060.  Donations in his memory can be made to St. Michael's Haiti and Appalachian Twinning Ministries. or by texting stmikes to 555888

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