Edwin E. Troyer
November 22, 1944 -- December 2, 2019
Edwin E. Troyer, 75, of Bristol, died at 6:40 am on Monday, December
2, at Courtyard of Goshen, after an extended illness. He was born on
November 22, 1944 in Goshen to David and Susie (Miller) Troyer. On
June 7, 1964 in Millersburg, he married Fern Knepp; she survives.
Survivors in addition to his wife are five sons, Wesley (Julie) Troyer
of Elkhart, Nathan (Towana) Troyer of Bristol, Craig (Marcie) Troyer of
Bradenton, FL, Sheldon (Ericka) Troyer of Goshen, Tim (Christina)
Troyer of Columbia, TN; 14 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren;
sister, Edna (Mel) Shetler of Goshen. He was preceded in death by
his parents; two grandsons, Brandon and Ryan Troyer; two sisters,
Marie Mast and Anna Mae Mast; five brothers, Leroy, David Jr.,
Harley, Harvey and Melvin Troyer. Edwin was self-employed at
Reliable Computer Solutions in White Pigeon, MI and was also a
counselor. He was the lead pastor at Oak Grove Mennonite Church in
Salem and Pine Ridge Conservative Mennonite Church in Goshen.
He was also the visitation pastor for senior church members at
Trinity Missionary Church in Michigan. He was currently attending
River Oaks Community Church in Goshen. He enjoyed gardening,
reading and spending time with his family. Visitation will be from 2:00
- 7:00 pm on Wednesday, December 4 at Miller-Stewart Funeral
Home, 1003 South Main Street, Middlebury. Family and friends may
gather at 9:00 - 9:45 am Thursday, December 5 at the funeral home to
travel in procession to Grace Lawn Cemetery, Middlebury for a 10:00
am graveside service. A Celebration of Life Service will follow at
11:00 am at First United Methodist Church, Middlebury. Services will
be conducted by Pastor Brent Danielson. Memorials may be given to
River Oaks Community Church- Elkhart campus. Online
condolences may be offered at millerstewartfuneralhome.com.
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Remembering Uncle Ed with a lot of good memories. It was sad to
see what he endured these last year's. We are holding you close in
our thoughts and prayers.
From: Jay and Shirlene Hoover
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Fern and family, although we only knew Ed for a short time at Court
Yard we were moved by his kindness and his devotion to our Lord. It
was our honor to have shared that time with him.
From: Don & Renee Mitchell