Clayton E. Troutman, 76, a loving father, grandfather, brother, and friend to all, of 591 South Ave. Bradford, passed away, Thursday (March 7, 2013) surrounded by his loving family and friends.
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Born Oct. 15, 1936, in Bradford, he was a son of the late Clayton H. and Lucy Chiodo Troutman.
Mr. Troutman was a 1954 graduate of Bradford High School. He owned and operated Clayt's Body Shop for 40 years.
He loved the outdoors, hunting, fishing, kayaking and mountain biking. He participated in the Keystone Games, and the Master's Olympics, medaling in the discus. In 2009 he was awarded the "National Towman Award" in Baltimore, Md.
Surviving is his longtime companion, Stacy Sapko, two daughters, Debra (Donald) Cummins, of Bradford, and Jennifer Beers of State College; four grandchildren, Tiffany (Dean) Campbell, Jake (Ashlee) Cummins, Mike Cummins and Curt Cummins; four great-grandchildren, Brister, Boston, Marshall and Sailor Campbell; a brother, Joseph Troutman, and a sister, Donna (Bruce) Kinney, all of Bradford, and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother, Donald Troutman and a sister, Shirley Inshetski.
Clayt will be sadly missed by family and friends and all those who he helped throughout the years.
Family will be receiving friends Monday in the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc., South Avenue, from 4 to 7 p.m., at which time funeral services will be held with the Rev. Raymond Gramata, pastor of St. Bernard Church, officiating. Burial will be in McKean Memorial Park.
Memorials, if desired, may be made to the
Online condolences may be made at www.hollenbeckcahill.com
Published in The Bradford Era from Mar. 9 to Mar. 15, 2013