LEXINGTON, Ky. - Edward C. Troutman joined his Father in Heaven July 11, 2013, at the age of 88. Mr. Troutman is remembered for his fondness of children, spontaneous storytelling and hearty laughter.
Born July 23, 1924, Mr. Troutman was raised in Waynesburg, Penn. He served as a member of the U.S. Marine Corp and was deployed on combat missions in the Asia-Pacific during World War II. After his service, he attended West Virginia University where he obtained a degree in animal science. In 1946, he wed Marilynn Wayne, with whom he would treasure nearly 60 years of marriage. He worked as a dairy extension specialist for the University of Ky for more than 40 years. He and his wife were members of Centenary United Methodist Church.
He is survived by three sons, Mark Troutman, Michael Troutman and Matthew (Jennifer) Troutman; nine grandchildren, Laura Marie (Patton) Thompson, Elizabeth (Shawn) Adams, Hannah (Benjamin) Anderson, Noah Troutman, Carson Troutman, Michael Troutman, Sarah Troutman, Laura Troutman and Matthew Troutman; and a great-grandchild, Oscar Thompson. He is preceded in death by his wife Marilynn Troutman and a daughter-in-law Laura “Ann” Troutman.
A graveside service honoring Mr. Troutman’s life will be held at the Lexington Cemetery, 833 W. Main St., at 10 a.m. Monday, July 15. In lieu of flowers, charitable contributions can be made in his honor to Hospice of the Bluegrass, 2312 Alexandria Drive, Lexington, KY, 40504.
Services will be held at:
833 West Main Street
Lexington, KY 40508
Service scheduled for Monday, July 15, 2013
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