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Raymond Howard Troutman, Sr.

June 28, 1929 ~ May 30, 2021 (age 91)


Howard Troutman, Sr.

Raymond Howard Troutman, Sr., 91, of Kannapolis passed away on Sunday, May 30, 2021 at his home. He was born June 28, 1929 in Rowan County, a son of the late Raymond George Troutman and Mary Ellen Cline Troutman. He was preceded in death by his wife, Myrtle Brawley Troutman, his son, Raymond (Ray) Howard Troutman, Jr., brothers, Bill Troutman and Bob Troutman and a sister, Vernell Davidson.

Raymond had retired from Cannon Mills where he was a former Superintendent. He was a veteran of the US Army during WW II. He was a lifetime member of the VFW. Raymond was Chief of the Cabarrus Rescue Squad for many years. He also was a State Instructor for the Rescue Squad. Raymond also was a First Aid Instructor at Rowan Technical College (now RCCC).   He was a member of Mt. Moriah Lutheran Church in China Grove. He had been a longtime member of the former St. David’s Lutheran Church in Kannapolis where he was a former Sunday School teacher and church council member.

Funeral services will be held at 12:00 PM Saturday, June 5, 2021 at Whitley’s Funeral Home Chapel officiated by Rev. Tim Kneuss and Rev. Gillon Jones. Burial will follow at Carolina Memorial Park. His family will receive friends prior from 11:00 to 12:00 at Whitley’s.

Raymond is survived by 3 daughters, Rickie T. Walker, Sylvia T. Graham (Terry), Anna T. Jones (David), and grandchildren: Sammy Walker, Shelley McAnulty (Randy), Kimberley McCauley (Hank), Dee Cox (Jeff), Kevin Graham, Gillon Jones (Leila), John Jones (Bethany); Great grandchildren: Bethany Christy (Robert), Summer McAnulty, Walker McAnulty, Zachary Walker, Elijah Walker, Kaylen McCauley, Wren McCauley, Elsie Jones, Emilie Jones, Adelaide Jones, and Georgia Jones, great great grandchild, Lilly Christy, brothers, Earl Troutman and Glenn Troutman.

Memorials may be made to Mt. Moriah Lutheran Church, 750 Mt Moriah Church Rd, China Grove, NC 28023.

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June 5, 2021

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Whitley's Funeral Home

Funeral Service
June 5, 2021

12:00 PM
Whitley's Funeral Home Chapel
1748 Dale Earnhardt Blvd.
Kannapolis, NC 28083


Carolina Memorial Park
601 Mt. Olivet Road
Kannapolis, NC 28083

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