Robert D. Troyer 85 of Walnut Creek died Friday, March 16, 2018 at Walnut Hills Nursing Home in Walnut Creek.

He was born June 8, 1932 in Walnut Creek to the late Malvin and Nila (Kendle) Troyer. Bob played basketball in high school and went on to play baseball for the St. Louis Cardinals farm team
in Louisiana. He was an Army Veteran of the Korean War, member of the Millersburg Legion and the VFW. He was a New York Life Insurance Agent for 32 years in Walnut Creek and a member of St. John’s United Church of Christ in Walnut Creek. He enjoyed playing golf any time he could find the time.

He is survived by his wife, the former Marlene Stress whom he married on January 24, 1953; his daughters Holly (Glen) Sutton of Tucson, Arizona and Jody Miller of Berlin, 6 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren and his sister Lillian Brady of Florida. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his son Mark and his son-in- law Matt Miller.

Services will be held on Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at 11:00 AM at St. John’s United Church of Christ in Walnut Creek with Pastor Mark Behrendt officiating. Burial will follow in the St. John’s United Church of Christ Church Cemetery in Walnut Creek. Friends may call on Monday from 5-8 PM at Smith-Varns Funeral Home in Sugarcreek and Tuesday from 10-11 AM prior to services
at the Church. Memorials may be made to St. John’s United Church of Christ 4858 Olde Pump Street, PO Box 125, Walnut Creek, Ohio 44687. Please visit the funeral home’s website to sign the guest register.

Smith Funeral Home