Created on Thursday, 21 February 2013 Written by THE BELLEFONTAINE EXAMINER STAFF
Robert Lee Trout, 66, of Bellefontaine, died at 11:40 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013, at St. Rita’s Medical Center, Lima.
He was born in Logansville on April 4, 1946, a son of the late Gail F. and Gladys E. Friend Trout. He also was preceded in death by a grandson, Liam Alen Schmelzer-Huffman; two sisters, Ruby Shultz and Lulu Belle Huffman; and nine brothers, Earl, Donald, Lawrence, Gail, Willard, Millard, Clyde, Francis and Tutie Trout.
Survivors include his wife, Joyce C. Trout, whom he married Aug. 1, 1966, in Clintwood, Va.; five daughters, Bobbie Jo (Mike Reprogle) Griffith of Kenton, Tonja Farmer, Dee (Ronnie Dodds) Huffman and Micah Griffith, all of Bellefontaine, and Kim (Gary) Prunest of Beckley, W.Va.; two brothers, Carl Trout of Mt. Victory and Richard Trout of Kenton; 14 grandchildren, Amy and Tyler Griffith, Angela Crain, Ashley, Charity, Dustin and Devon Huffman, Michael and Alyssha Miller, and Tyler McClain, Kendra Allen, Zackery, Brittany and Josh Deal; and 15 great-grandchildren.
A truck driver for Nash Finch, he was a member of Bellefontaine AMVETS Post and enjoyed fishing and auto racing.
Visitation is from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. today at the Rexer-Riggin-Madden Funeral Home, DeGraff, Robert Miller officiates a funeral at 11 a.m. Friday. Burial is in the Huntsville Cemetery.