Elmer Allen Troxell, age 74 years, of Whitley City, Kentucky died Saturday, October, 16, 2021 at the Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset, Kentucky.
He was born in Yamacraw, Kentucky on January 1, 1947 the son of Earl Troxell and Audrey (Tucker) Troxell Gregory. Elmer worked 10 years as a coal miner, as a night watchman for Scotty Morris at Morris Grocery Store, and for 30 years at the Dollar General Store. He enjoyed fishing, listening to gospel music, car shows, playing his guitar and singing, but his greatest joy were his grandchildren.
His parents, Earl Troxell and Audrey (Tucker) Troxell Gregory; step father, Junior Gregory; brothers-in-law, Junior Keith, Eddie Phillips, and George Strunk; and sister-in-law, Lee Gregory precedes him in death.
Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Evelyn (Strunk) Troxell of Whitley City; children, Audrey (Donald Perry) of Whitley City, Mary (John Vanover) of Parkers Lake, and Elmer Allen Troxell, Jr. (Teresa) of Whitley City; sisters and brother, Patsy Keith of Stearns, Penny Phillips of Stearns, Elvilie Strunk of Whitley City, and Denny Gregory of Whitley City; grandchildren, Brandon Perry, Joshua Vanover, Beth Vanover, Samuel Vanover, Michael Troxell, and Selena Troxell; and a host of special nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held 4pm Tuesday, October 19, 2021 at the McCreary County Funeral Home with Bro. David Troxell officiating. Burial will follow in the Angel Cemetery. The family will receive friends after 2pm Tuesday at the Funeral Home.
McCreary County Funeral Home entrusted with the arrangements.