WILLIAMSFIELD, Ohio (mYValleyTributes) – John Troyer, Jr., age 69, died on Wednesday, March 3, 2021, at his home, surrounded by his loving family.
He was born on March 4, 1951, in Claridon, Ohio, a son of Cora (Yoder) and John Troyer, Sr.
Formerly of Kinsman, John served in the United States Army during the Vietnam Conflict, spending over two years in Vietnam.
Working for Pep Drilling on oil rigs, he then worked for the former Trinity Industries/Steel Car of Greenville, Pennsylvania, as a painter of railroad cars, for more than ten years until they closed.
John was a member of the American Legion and the VFW.
He loved to spend his time fishing or playing with his grandchildren and taking part in the Eagle’s Club Sunday Turkey Shoots.
Survivors include his wife of 44 years, Deborah L. (Simon) Troyer; a daughter, Amy Jo (Shawn) Hurst of Andover, Ohio; two sons, John Brandon (Carla) Troyer of Williamsfield, Ohio and Matthew S. (Kelley) Kemp of Rome, Ohio; 13 grandchildren, Mackenzie, Natalie, Cora Jane, Scott, Andy, Brandon, Hunter, Harley, Gracie, Caragan, Cassidy, Maya and Aubree; four great-grandchildren; three sisters, Mary Falkenbach, Martha Riley and Sadie White and three brothers, Daniel Troyer, Raymond Troyer and Rick Troyer.
John is preceded in death by his parents and his son, William Michael Kemp.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Western Reserve, 1166 Lake Avenue, Ashtabula, OH 44004.
A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.
Baumgardner Funeral & Cremation Service of Andover, handled the arrangements. Share a fond memory or condolence at www.baumgardnerfuneralhome.com
A television tribute will air Monday, March 8 at the following approximate times: 6:43 a.m. WYTV, 9:32 a.m. on WKBN, 10:58 a.m. on FOX and 8:12 p.m. on MyYTV.