Harley D. Troyer
                         August 2, 1940 -- December 11, 2017

Harley D. Troyer, 77, of Goshen, transitioned peacefully into eternal life
surrounded by his family at 3:25 pm on Monday, December 11, at his
residence. He had been in declining health with Pulmonary Fibrosis.
He was born on August 2, 1940 in Goshen, to David and Susie (Miller)
Troyer.  On December 13, 1959 in Middlebury he married Betty Miller;
she survives. Survivors in addition to his wife are two daughters,
Cindy (Allen) Eash of Middlebury, Rose (Jason) Yoder of Middlebury;
three sons, Jim (Shirley) Troyer of Goshen, Steve (Regina) Troyer of
Elkhart, Jerry (Corine) Troyer of Goshen; 16 grandchildren, four great
grandchild; sister, Edna (Mel) Shetler of Goshen; brother, Edwin (Fern)
Troyer of Bristol; brother-in-law, Dale Miller, whom Harley and his wife,
Betty provided care, for 20 years. He was preceded in death by his
parents, grandson, Benjamin Ross Eash, two sisters, Marie Mast and
Anna Mae Mast, four brothers, Leroy, David Jr., Melvin and his twin
Harvey Troyer. Harley was Pastor at Griner Mennonite Church for 40
years and overseer of various churches. He was VP of Engineering at
Rockwood for 17 years and he and his wife were Shaklee sales
leaders. In retirement Harley was co-owner of ImageLaz. He was active
in leadership of the Conservative Mennonite Conference and the
Clinton Christion School Board where he had served as
Superintendent. He volunteered at Menno-Hof and at Gospel Echoes
where he graded papers. He served on the board at Greencroft where
he also taught Sunday School. Harley enjoyed fishing, biking,
photography, and golf. He was a faithful husband, father and
grandfather and loved spending time with his family. Visitation will be
from 5:00 - 8:00 pm on Thursday, December 14, and 2:00 - 5:00 and
6:00 - 8:00 pm Friday, December 15, at Griner Mennonite Church,
Middlebury. There will be an 11:00 am public graveside service on
Saturday, December 16, at Griner Cemetery followed by a 1:00 pm
celebration of life service at Griner Mennonite Church. Services will be
conducted by Pastors Jim Eigsti and Robert Riegsecker. Memorials
may be given to Gospel Echoes or Serve India.  

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So sorry for your loss, but his gain. May God, and your friends, sustain
you with comfort during this difficult time. (I'm in FL so I can't come to
the viewing or funeral..so sorry! Sure would want to be there.) Love to
your family, Betty
From: Ida Mae Hershberger
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Our thoughts and prayers sent your way. He will be greatly missed by
From: Mervin and Mary Jane Kramer  ( MJ  Helmuth , Miller )
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Dear Jerry and Corine,
Please accept our condolences. We are praying for you and your
From: Jan and Mike Nelson
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Rose, Cindy, and families-
You are loved and prayed for today, and in the coming days as you
honor and remember your dad. What a blessing to be led by a man of
From: Rich and Heidi Stoltzfus
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Sending our deepest sympathies to you Betty and your family.
May Jesus surround you in your time of sorrow and bring deep
comfort to your soul.
From: Charlene & Doug Fike