Edward Fairs Troutt, 95, of Opdyke, Illinois, passed away at 9:32 pm February 27, 2020 at his home. He was born July 20, 1924 in Newbern, Tennessee to the late William Green and Clara Belle (Newsom) Troutt. Edward married Helen (Kehrer) Troutt on June 21, 1951 in Washington D.C and she preceded him in death on May 22, 2019.
A Graveside Service will be held Monday, March 9, 2020 at 1:00 P.M. at Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens in Woodlawn, Illinois with Chaplain Dan Lovin officiating. Interment will follow. Members of the Mount Vernon American Legion Post #141 will conduct Full Military Honors at the cemetery. Memorials may be made in Edward’s honor to the American Cancer Society.
Call Hughey Funeral Home at 618-242-3348 or visit hugheyfh.com for further information.