Obituaries for April 15, 2009

Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Jack L. Troy Sr., 74, of Marble Hill, Mo., formerly of Dyersburg, died Thursday, April 9, 2009 at his residence.

He was an engineer with Forcum Lannom for a number of years. He was also president of Troy Inc., and held several prominent positions with companies in Missouri, including JTroy Construction until his retirement. He was a past deacon and Sunday school teacher of First Baptist Church in Dyersburg. He was active in the Dyersburg Jaycees and a member of the Dyersburg Bass Club, and was an avid hunter and fisherman.

The family will receive visitors at 4-7 p.m. today at Curry Funeral Home. Service will be private.

Survivors include his wife, Jeannie Wells Troy of Marble Hill, Mo.; a daughter, Kathy E. Glaze and husband, Eddie, of Lynnhaven, Fla.; two sons, Jack L. Troy Jr. and William "Bill" Troy and wife, Susan, all of Dyersburg; a brother, Terry A. Troy of Boone, N.C.; five grandchildren, Jarred S. Fowlkes of Union City, Sara K. Norton of Dallas, Texas, L. Casey Troy, William Harris Troy II and John E. Troy, all of Dyersburg; and a great-grandson, Skyler L. Fowlkes of Finley.

He was preceded in death by his parents, William Harris and Kathyrn S. Troy; and his grandparents, Walter A. and Mattie B. Troy and Chester W. and Minnie Hendren.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that any memorials be directed to Bollinger County Museum of Natural History, P.O. Box 676, Marble Hill, MO 63764.