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Edgar Troutman, 96, Adair County, KY (1917-2014)

He was one of Columbia's longest serving, most respected civic and business leaders. He was a member of a highly regarded and distinguished Adair County, KY family. Mr. Troutman was a retired manager of the Kentucky Utilities in Adair and Russell County. He was a member of the Columbia Christian Church where he served for many years in the office of deacon and elder and Sunday School teacher. He was a past president of the Men for Christ and a long time board member of the White Mills Christian Camp. A U S Army World War II veteran, he was a charter member and life member of Columbia VFW Post 6097 where he served as Post Commander and Post Quartermaster. He was a member of the Adair County Fair Board for many years. A longtime member of the Columbia Rotary Club, he was a recipient of the Paul Harris Fellow Award. He was a member of the Columbia City Council for several years and the Columbia Planning and Zoning Commission. His hobbies included gardening, fishing, travel and woodworking.
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Edgar Troutman, 96, of Columbia, KY passed away Friday, June 20, 2014, at 7:30amCT, at the Westlake Regional Hospital in Columbia, KY.

Funeral service will be Sunday, June 22, 2014, at 2pmCT, at the Columbia Christian Church, 306 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Terry White, the officiating clergy. Interment in the Columbia Cemetery, 315 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, with full military honors by Columbia VFW Post 6097. Visitation will begin at 1pmCT, on Saturday and on Sunday from 7am-12 pm noon CT, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY, and from 12:30pmCT, Sunday until service time at the Columbia Christian Church.


Edgar Troutman, 96, Adair County, KY (1917-2014)


He was born October 30, 1917 in Columbia, Kentucky. He was the son of the late Fred Montgomery and Effie Turpin Troutman. He died June 20, 2014, at 7:30amCT, at the Westlake Regional Hospital in Columbia, Adair County, KY at the age of 96 years, 7 months, and 21 days.

Mr. Troutman was a retired manager of the Kentucky Utilities in Adair and Russell County. He was a member of the Columbia Christian Church where he served for many years in the office of deacon and elder and Sunday School teacher. He was a past president of the Men for Christ and a long time board member of the White Mills Christian Camp. A U S Army World War II veteran, he was a charter member and life member of Columbia VFW Post 6097 where he served as Post Commander and Post Quartermaster. He was a member of the Adair County Fair Board for many years. A longtime member of the Columbia Rotary Club, he was a recipient of the Paul Harris Fellow Award. He was a member of the Columbia City Council for several years and the Columbia Planning and Zoning Commission. His hobbies included gardening, fishing, travel and woodworking.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Gracie Lee Overstreet Young Troutman in 1997, and one daughter, Elizabeth Lee Troutman in 1999; by two brothers: Robert Troutman and James Troutman, and one sister, Mary Hancock.

Survived by the following:
  • Two daughters: Wanda Beard and husband Bobby of Columbia, KY; and Patricia Troutman of Columbia, KY

  • One brother: Fred Troutman of Frankfort, KY
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  • One sister: Ada Coffey of Montpelier, KY

  • Two grandchildren: Cheri (Larry) Hutchison and Kenneth (Jami) Beard

  • Five great grandchildren: Wesley Hutchison, Ross Hutchison, Paige (Derek) Nickel, Chadd Beard and Austin Beard

  • Several nieces and nephews and a host of friends
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of a donation to the Columbia Christian Church 206 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY 42728, White Mills Christian Camp PO Box 129 White Mills, KY 42788 and Alzheimer's Association Kaden Tower 6100 Dutchmans Lane Suite 401 Louisville, KY 40205.

Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY, in charge of arrangements.

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