Edwin Lewis Troutman, Jr., 70, of Brandywine passed away Jan.17, 2023, at his home.
He was born June 16, 1952, at Cumberland, Maryland, and was the son of the late Edwin Lewis Troutman, Sr. and Argil Bennett Troutman.
Mr. Troutman had been an electrical technician at Brown TV Shop in Cresaptown, Maryland, Antietam Cable in Hagerstown, Maryland, American Cable System of Virginia in Glade Spring, Virginia, and Winchester/Adelphia TV Cable in Winchester, Virginia. He had a passion for amateur radio, enjoyed AM and FM radio and music soundtracks from movies.
He was a member of the Cumberland Brethren Church and attended the First Baptist Church in Brandywine. BibleGateway.com audio was a go to for him, Revelations was his favorite book in the Bible, and he spent many hours listening to Hal Lindsey. He loved being outdoors, especially sitting around a campfire. Studying space and watching the stars and the moon was a favorite pastime. His motto was to learn something new every day. He enjoyed visiting all 50 states.
On Aug. 1, 1981, he married Helen E. Rosier Troutman, who survives.
Also surviving are a number of aunts and uncles, cousins and nieces and nephews.
He was also preceded in death by a special aunt and uncle, Ray and Evelyn Getz.
A funeral service was held on Sunday at the First Baptist Church in Brandywine with Pastor Tim Weaver and Rev. Larry Hakes officiating. Interment was at Pine Hill Cemetery at Brandywine.
Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church of Brandywine or South Fork Rescue Squad, PO Box 55, Sugar Grove, WV 26815.
Online condolences and memories may be shared at www.kimblefuneralhome.com.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Kimble Funeral Home in Franklin.
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