Howard Henry Troutman, Jr.

Howard Henry Troutman, Jr., 86 of Pinebluff, NC, passed away on August 3, 2021 at FirstHealth Hospice House in Pinehurst.

Born on March 27, 1935 in Pinebluff, NC to the late Howard H. Troutman, Sr. and Cecilia M. Troutman. Howard was a 1953 graduate of Aberdeen High School.  After high school, he joined the USAF, proudly serving from 1956-1960.  After his military service, he attended and graduated from NC State in 1962.  He started a long career in the Grain Industry in Houston were he later met and married his wife, Joan in 1965.  They spent many years in Houston, Galveston and over 40 years in Luling, Louisiana where they raised their three sons.  They returned to Pinebluff in 2007 after his retirement.  He enjoyed basketball, fishing, farming and traveling.

He is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Joan S. Troutman; three sons, Howard Preston Troutman (Lori), Tyler Joseph Troutman (Kerrie) and John Paul Troutman (Anne); two sisters, Ruth Amos and Marie Sykes; also survived by six grandchildren, Taylor, Katie, John, Grace, Amelia, and Jake.

A visitation will be held on Saturday, August 7, 2021 from 1:00-2:30PM at Boles Funeral Home in Southern Pines with a funeral service following at 2:30PM.  Burial Pinebluff Cemetery.

Memorial contributions in Howard’s name may be made to the Town of Pinebluff- Police and/or Fire Departments 325 W. Baltimore Avenue Pinebluff, NC 28373

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Services are entrusted to Boles Funeral Home of Southern Pines.


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