Terry L. Troth, 75, passed away on Thursday, September 15, 2022 at Hamilton Communities.
Terry was born on June 10, 1947 in La Porte, IN, to Oliver J. and Mary Jayne (Corson) Troth.
On August 23, 1969 he married his high school sweetheart, Patricia "Jeannie" Nutting who preceded him in death. Surviving Terry is his son, Brian Troth of La Porte; as well as many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; sister, Jayne Hudson; and brother, Larry Troth.
After graduating in 1965 from La Porte High School, where he played on the Slicer baseball team, Terry proudly served in the U.S. Marine Corps, during Vietnam. During his service, he earned numerous medals and badges, including a Purple Heart Medal.
Terry was a La Porte firefighter for 27 years. During that time, he also owned several small businesses. Terry was an avid outdoorsman, enjoying hunting, fishing, and archery. In his younger years, he was quite a skilled archer, winning many tournaments. Terry was a man who enjoyed the time he spent with family.
The son of Terry, Brian, wishes to thank Oak Woods Manor for providing almost 12 years of wonderful care, especially the friendships of Kevin and Becky who lovingly assisted Terry. Brian would also like to thank Hamilton Communities and ProMedica Hospice for their care and respect of his father.
Cremation has taken place with Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center, La Porte. A private memorial service will be held at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be directed to the family c/o Brian Troth, 2900 Monroe Street, La Porte, IN 46350.
Condolences may be shared online at www.cutlercares.com.