Troy Alan French was born January 10, 1970 in Kansas City, Kansas to Donald Dean French and Illene Lenora (Sanders) French – McMurray and passed into the presence of God on June 10, 2012 in the family home. His grandparents were Gerald and Maxine French; Jack Sanders and Isabelle (Mitchell) Sanders. He has two children Alan Ray French and Anixa Marie French. He is survived by his sisters, Tracy Lynn (French) Shipley, and Juliana Marie French; Brothers Jeremy French, and Anthony French; Step-mother Gladys French and ex-wife Alma French, and numerous Aunts, Uncles, Cousins, Nieces and a Nephew.
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He attended Alliance Academy in Quito, Ecuador, Ellensburg High School, in Ellensburg, and City University in Yakima, WA.
Troy loved soccer and played on several teams in Ecuador, South America as well as the Ellensburg High School team. He learned to play soccer in Ecuador during the nine years of his childhood and youth. He was also an avid computer enthusiast.
Troy was best known for his love, compassion, and generosity for all those around him especially the less fortunate. He always offered shelter to those in need. He had a red door to his heart. When others were in need he would sacrifice his own well being to help them out. He was a protector and his jovial personality would lift the spirits of those around.
The funeral will be on Tuesday June 19, 2012 at 2:00 PM in the New Life Assembly of God Church , 212 N. Main, in Kittitas, WA.
A donation trust account has been set up in Chase Bank to help the family with burial expenses. Donations can be received at any Chase Bank to the account of Troy French Donation Trust. Thank you for your help.
Published in Daily Record from June 16 to June 23, 2012