Graveside services for William (Bill) James Troutt, 81, Jefferson City, Missouri, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Monday, January 22, 2018 at Oak Lawn Cemetery, West Plains, Missouri, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.
Mr. Troutt died Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at Jefferson City Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. He was born March 31, 1936 in Knoxville, Tennessee, the son of the late William Ray Troutt and Helen Louise Barrett Troutt. He was married on November 12, 1960 in West Plains, Missouri to Leota Fay Shaw. Mr. Troutt was a 1954 graduate of West Plains High School and attended Southwest Missouri State University in Springfield, Missouri. He retired in 1992 as Accountant and General Manager of Carroll Motor Company in Mexico, Missouri, where he had been employed for thirty years. Mr. Trout was a United States Air Force veteran, serving from 1956 to 1960. He was a member of the First Christian Church in Mexico; enjoyed following the University of Missouri basketball team, doing yard work and growing gladiolas. He loved music and family trips to Branson for the shows and the singing group, “Old Tunes”. He was especially fond of chocolate.
Mr. Troutt will be sadly missed and lovingly remember by his devoted wife, of fifty-seven years, Fay; his cherished daughter, Sandra Troutt, Jefferson City, Missouri; beloved sisters-in-law, Peggy Freeman, Florissant, Missouri and May Wright, Longmont, Colorado; two special brothers-in-law who were like brothers to him, Don Wright, Longmont, Colorado and the late Dave Freeman; numerous cousins, nieces and one nephew.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association and left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.