Frankie Trotter McCaskill, age 81, passed away Saturday, October 23, 2021 at her home in Robbins after a brief illness.

A native of Moore County, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Ethel Trotter, also of Robbins. Frankie was an avid Duke fan, but enjoyed all sports. Frankie won the title of Miss Moore County in 1956, a sixty-one year member of the Grand Chapter of North Carolina Order of the Eastern Star and a loving wife, mother, and Nana.

Frankie was co-owner of The Flower Box and Gifts where she enjoyed designing floral arrangements, and she retired from the Moore County Planning Department. She was a life-long member of Tabernacle United Methodist Church. She is preceded in death by husband Harold, sister Fleta Mae, and her parents.

She is survived by her sons, Victor McCaskill and wife Debbie of Rockingham and Mitch McCaskill and wife Lisa of Level Cross, brother Al Trotter and wife Gay of Burlington, sister Ingrid Steele and husband Walt of Charlotte, six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. 

A private memorial service will be held.

Memorials may be made to Tabernacle United Methodist Church, P O Box 395, Robbins, NC 27325, or First Health Hospice Foundation, 150 Applecross Rd, Pinehurst, NC 28374.

Services are entrusted to Kennedy Funeral Home. 

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  1. Frankie was always nice to me….going through High School with her kids, at her florist. In recent years we spoke at the grocery store. She will be missed.

  2. Frankie was always nice to me. I would see her around town, grocery store mainly but it has been a long while since our paths have crossed. I knew her parents and her Grandmother Trotter. She came from a wonderful family and she and her family were an asset to the community also. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. Read Psalm 23 and John 14 for comfort, help and strength during your time of grief!!! Jesus cares for you!!!!

    Paul and Linda Horner

  3. Ingrid and family, so sorry for your loss. Prayers for God’s comfort during this time. Paula Garner Lineberry class of 73

  4. My heartfelt Sympathy for all of Frankies family! She always had a smile wherever you saw her and I’ve known her and her family all my life! My parents bought most of their furniture from her Dad Frank Trotters furniture store in Robbins! She was a Beautiful lady!

  5. Sympathy and Prayers 🙏 for all the family. Harold and Frankie were a special couple. Always kind and friendly to us. May God hold each of you especially close through this time. Matthew 5:4

  6. Our deepest sympathies and condolences are extended to the McCaskill family from the Smith family. Mrs. McCaskill and Mr. McCaskill were always nice to us and we always thought of them as being pillars of the community. We are sorry for your loss.

  7. Vic, Mitch, Al and Ingrid, Kim and I are grieved by your loss of Mrs. Frankie. We loved her smile and optimism. She was good and kind to all she met. She loved her family and never failed to talk about you all in our conversations. She was loyal to Harold and made sure he was well cared for. She will be missed. May God cradle you all in His loving arms in your grief and in the days to come. We love you. Kim and Bruce Williams

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