Elmer Jay Troyer, 65, resident of Aberdeen, Mississippi, went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on August 17.
Mr. Troyer was born on March 2, 1956, in Rockingham County, Virginia, and was the son of the late Daniel Troyer, Jr., and Betty Marie Troyer. Elmer spent the first twelve years of his life in Luxembourg, where his parents served as Missionaries. From 1973 until he retired, he was a truck driver, a passion of his since childhood. On November 11, 2017, he married Margie Wright Troyer of Aberdeen MS.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his three children; Mark Troyer (Amy), Eric Troyer, Jillynn Troyer, and step-children Justin Cooper, and Adrian Wright. Two Granddaughters; Desiree Troyer, and Mackenzie Troyer. Mother, Betty Marie Troyer, brother, Daniel Troyer III, (Amie), Ruth Troyer, Miriam Troyer Basinger (Richard).
His father Daniel Troyer, Jr., a brother, Elvin Dean Troyer, preceded Mr. Troyer in death.
A wake will be held on Friday, August 20, 2021, from 5-8 PM at Tisdale-Lann Memorial. Pastor David Lee will conduct the funeral service at 10 AM on Saturday, August 21, 2021 at Tisdale-Lann Memorial, and graveside service will be held at Friendship Baptist Church.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the family to cover medical and funeral costs.
Tisdale-Lann Memorial is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be made to the family online at tisdalelannmemorialfuneralhome.com.