CONTINENTAL – George E. Troyer, 90, of Continental died 9:44 p.m. Monday, October 26, 2020 at Mercy Health St. Rita’s Medical Center, Lima. He was born June 27, 1930 in Putnam County, to the late Dale and Gertrude (Redd) Troyer. George attended Ohio State University where he met his wife of 68 years, Marilyn (Briggs) Troyer.
He is survived by 4 children, Dewayne (Linda) Troyer of Continental, Karen (Bob) Hauck of Bryan, Stephen and Leslie Ann Troyer, both of Continental; sister, Carol Jean Polhamus of Leipsic; a brother, Jerry (Cindy) Troyer of Fallbrook, CA; a sister-in-law: Mary Troyer of Ashley, IN; 7 grandchildren, Brent, Brian and Bruce Troyer, Amanda, Philip and Graham Hauck and Megan Wildman; and 7 great-grandchildren.
George was preceded in death by 2 brothers: Floyd and Norman Troyer; 2 sisters: Wilma Cowman and Janet Newdick and a great-grandson.
George was a lifelong farmer in the Continental area and a member of Christ United Methodist Church, Continental. He had been a director on the Farmers Elevator Board and was Putnam County Conservation Farmer of the Year. He was an Air Force veteran of the Korean Conflict and was a member of the Continental American Legion. George had been a Monroe Township Trustee and on the Putnam County Mental Health Board.
A joint celebration of life for George and Marilyn will be held at a later date at HEITMEYER FUNERAL HOME, Continental with burial to follow in Monroe Cemetery, Continental. Online condolences may be expressed at www.heitmeyerfuneralhome.com Memorial contributions may be made to Christ United Methodist Church.