Allison "Dale" Troutman
Allison "Dale" Troutman, 54 of Connersville, went home to be with the Lord Thursday morning, March 29, 2012 at his home in Fayette County surrounded by his devoted wife and family, following a courageous battle with cancer.
He was born May 20, 1957 in Hamilton, Ohio to Melvin and Berter Jane Summey Troutman. He graduated from Taft High School in Hamilton in 1975 and served with the US Army and National Guard for six years from which he was honorably discharged. On September 2, 1977 he was married at the Laurel Methodist Church to Connie Glenn of Franklin County, Indiana. They enjoyed thirty-four wonderful years together, rearing three children, LaVonne, Annette and Lydia.
He was employed as a truck driver for more than twenty years with Rumpke Hauling, retiring due to escalating health issues. He enjoyed fishing, gardening, growing flowers, landscaping, spoiling his grandchildren, shopping in flea markets and attending concerts.
He was a member of the Laurel Pentecostal Church.
In addition to his wife of thirty-four years, Connie, he is survived by three children, LaVonne North and her husband Troy and Annette Judd, both of Laurel, and Lydia Thomas and her husband Gerald of Fairview, two brothers, Melvin Troutman, Jr. and his wife Penny of Ross, Ohio and Howard Troutman and his wife Janice of Hamilton, Ohio, two sisters, Charlotte Chaney and her husband Vernon of Hamilton, Ohio and Maria Anderson and her husband Rant of Laurel, Indiana, eleven grandchildren, Ashley, Austin and Alissa North, Jasmine, Johnathon and Constance Thomas, Crystal Chasteen, Taige and Sasha Harding and Carl, Jr. and Cory Judd, and two great-grandchildren, Parker and Tucker North (two more on the way, Bentley Greer and Charley Shai McCoy). He was also blessed with a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral services will be conducted at the Laurel Pentecostal Church Tuesday 1 PM, April 3, 2012 with Rev. Tom Marshall of Family Worship Center, Blooming Grove, officiating. Burial will be in Laurel North Cemetery. Family and friends may call from 4 PM Monday until the time of the service on Tuesday at the church. They may also visit anytime online at millermosterrobbins.com where the guest book may be signed.
Memorial contributions may be made on behalf of the family.
Miller, Moster, Robbins Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.