Harry 'Junior' Troutman Jr.

October 16, 1944 - March 29, 2013



SALISBURY - Harry 'Junior" Columbus Troutman Jr., 68, beloved husband, brother, uncle and friend, passed away
Friday evening, March 29, 2013, with his family by his side, at Presbyterian Hospital, after a brave struggle with health issues.

Born Oct.16, 1944, in Rowan County, he was the son of the late Harry Troutman Sr. and Helen Kluttz Troutman.
A 1964 graduate of East Rowan High, Harry had honorably served his country with the U.S. Army during the Vietnam Era,
where he had earned service distinction with the 4th Infantry Division. Harry had worked the family farm most of his life
and had also worked in the construction and estate auction businesses.

Known to many as "Junior," he was an active life member of VFW 9134 in Rockwell, Vietnam Veterans of America,
Concord, Disabled American Veterans Chapter 27, the Rowan Veterans Association, AMVETS.

Junior was a retired volunteer life member of Bostian Heights Fire Department, where he loved working with their fundraisers
and barbecue benefits. He also enjoyed fishing in the North Carolina Outer Banks.

Family members left to cherish his memory include his wife, Nancy Ann Anthony Troutman; his three sisters,
Dr. Kay Brawley and husband, John Hakemian, of Ponce Inlet, Fla., and Havre de Grace, Md., Carol Ludwick and husband,
John, of Woodleaf and Jackie Griffiths and husband, Jimmy, of Norfolk, Va.; his mother-in-law, Mary Anthony,
brother-in-law, Marshall Jr., both of Gold Hill; sister-in-law Wanda Anthony of Rockwell; nieces and nephews
DavaLyn Snider, of Maryland, Michelle Stafford and Daniel Ludwick of North Carolina and Christian and Jesse Anthony,
Mike, CJ and Alicia (deceased) and Sienerth; grandnephews and grandnieces Gavin and Peyton Snider of Maryland,
Cory Stafford and Brittney Daniels, Gage and Taylor Sienerth, Layla Ingram; plus six great-grandnephews
and great-grandniece of North Carolina.

Visitation and Service: Family will receive friends Monday evening April 1 from 6-8 p.m. at Linn-Honeycutt Funeral Home
in China Grove. Harry Jr.'s celebration of life funeral service will be Tuesday, April 2 at 10 a.m. conducted by
Rev. Harold Bumby and Bruce Sheeks. Burial will follow at 12 noon at Salisbury National Cemetery with military rights
by Rowan County and North Carolina Honor Guards.

Memorials: May be made to Bostian Heights Fire Department, 8211 Old Concord Road,
Salisbury, NC 28146.

Online condolences can be made at www.linnhoneycuttfuneralhhome.com

Published in Salisbury Post on Mar. 31, 2013




Bob Babcock, who served with Harry in B 1/22 Infantry writes:

All of us who worked with Harry can and will attest that he was a great Soldier and RTO. I doubt that many RTOs
stayed in place after one CO moves on and another one comes in. In Harry's case, he worked equally well with Sandy Fiacco
and Buck Ator, and 1SG Bob MacDonald and all us platoon leaders. I will never forget Harry's North Carolina drawl
when he answered the radio with, "This is Oscar 6 Echo..." 




Birth: Oct. 16, 1944
Rowan County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Mar. 29, 2013
Mecklenburg County
North Carolina, USA

Salisbury National Cemetery Annex
Rowan County
North Carolina, USA


Grave marker for Harry C. Troutman

Photo by melanie from the Find A Grave website





Salisbury National Cemetery

Photo by Wayne Ashworth from the Find A Grave website










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