Richard J. Troutman
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AGE: 67 • Newark
Richard J. Troutman, age 67, of Newark, DE, died on August 2, 2014. He was the son of the late James and Roma Troutman.
Born and raised in Dayton, Ohio, Rick was a graduate of Wright State University with a degree in Psychology. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran, who was an Avionics Technician, serving 2 tours in Vietnam. Rick was a Supervisor in the Tower with U. S. Airways, where he had worked for the past 32 years. Rick was active at St. Philip's Lutheran Church, where he was a member of the church council.
Rick is survived by his wife of 20 years, Rita Oliver Troutman; his "daughters of the heart", Jennifer A. Brown (Kevin), Amanda B. Ruf (Tobias), and Suzanne R. Dowen (Charles); his grandchildren, Adam and Joshua Brown, Samuel and Kathleen Ruf and Charlie Listman; his cousin, Doreen Peters; his niece, Kimberly Irving and great nephews and nieces, Jacob, Joshua, Rachel and Emma.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, August 23rd at 11 AM at St. Philip's Lutheran Church, 4501 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, DE 19808, with light refreshments following the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the St. Philip's Lutheran Church Building Fund, 4501 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, DE 19808.
For online condolences: www.mccreryandharra.com 302-478-2204.
McCrery & Harra Funeral Home
3924 Concord Pike Wilmington, DE 19803
Published in The News Journal from Aug. 18 to Aug. 20, 2014