Robert Dale Troyer
Robert Dale Troyer, 82, died Sat., Dec. 26, 2020, at Lindsborg.
He was born in Bel Aire on Feb. 19, 1938, the son of Beulah May (Carnegie) and Bezzie Othel Troyer.
He retired as a truck driver from John E. Jones Oil Co. in Stockton. He had also worked at various other companies including Hamilton Transport, Neitzel Trucking and Corman Truck Line.
He received the “Trucker of the Year” award from Overdrive Magazine in 1987.
He was a member of the First Southern Baptist Church, Salina.
He married Barbara Ann Sheats on Feb. 24, 1960, in Commerce City, Colo. She survives.
Other survivors include five daughters, Jerri Wood and husband, Lloyd, Salina, Julie Ziegler and husband, Randy, Assaria, Karen Boyd and husband, Rodney, Bakersfield, Calif., Barbie Antholz, Atwood, and LaVona Huynh and partner, Joel Schullman, Scott City; a son, Dallas Troyer, and wife, Tracey, Scott City; a sister, Illene Mayfield, and husband, Don, Fort Morgan, Colo.; a brother, Jim Troyer and wife, Jeri, Smithville, Mo.; brother-in-law, Dan Gammel, Fort Morgan, Colo.; sister-in-law, Helen Troyer, Hugo, Colo.; 18 grandchildren, Tom Barnes, Leslie Kagle, Curtis Barnes, Brandon Troyer, Jason Troyer, Kacey Troyer, Kassandra Troyer, Amanda Hartman, Jeremy Ziegler, Kate Ziegler, Jade Zielger, Shara Ziegler, Desiree Boyd, Kelly Schroeder, Josh Garner, Zach Huynh, Melanie Niles, Alicia Messersmith; and many great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two sons, Johnny Dale and Steve Troyer; three sisters, Loera Massey, Midge Buxton and Beverly Gammel; and three brothers, Lee Troyer, Raymond Troyer and Bill Troyer.
A funeral service was held Dec. 30 at Carlson Funeral Home, Salina, Ks. Burial followed at Gypsum Hill Cemetery, Salina.
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