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Jon S. Troyer

October 27, 1960 - March 19, 2021

Burial Date March 26, 2021

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Elida, Ohio
Jon S. Troyer, age 60, was called into the presence of the Lord at 3:23 am Friday, March 19, 2021, at The Ohio State University-Wexner Medical Center surrounded by family.

Jon was born October 27, 1960 in Lima, OH to the late Leonard and Betty (Sauder) Troyer. On July 27, 1985 he married the love of his life, Cheryl Ann (Phillips) Troyer.

Jon was a 1979 graduate of Elida High School. He grew up on a farm in Elida and was a life-long farmer. He and his brother Craig, owned and operated Troyer Brother’s Farm. Jon also worked part-time at Mercy Health – St. Rita’s Medical Center as a Surgical Tech. Jon enjoyed riding his Harley Davidson with his wife and the “Wild Hogs”. He also was an avid fan of The Ohio State Buckeyes. He was a nature lover and enjoyed playing softball. Jon had been an active member of FFA, 4-H and the Royal Family Kids Camp. Jon was a man of great faith and loved the Lord. He was a faithful member of the Salem Mennonite Church and he was a proud husband, father and grandfather. His greatest joy was spending time with his family.

He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Cheryl Ann Troyer of Elida; five children, Joshua (Shannon Miller-Hancock) Troyer of Lima, Sarah E. (Joseph) Metzger of Delphos, Shane M. (Jasmine) Troyer of Findlay, Adam E. (Chloe Nulton) Troyer of Lima and Jessica M. (Kyle) Mack of Lima; eight grandchildren, Alec, Baeden, Arabella, Emersyn, Rain, Axle “Lane”, Jayce and Reece; four siblings, Bev Hendricks of Telford, PA, Yvonne (Steve) Mallery of Fort Wayne, IN, Max (Janet) Troyer of Harrisonburg, VA and Craig (Cindi) Troyer of Elida; mother-in-law, Diana (Wayne) Millirans Phillips Good of Lumberton, NC; brother-in-law, Kevin (Lisa) Phillips of Lima, sister-in-law, Tracy (Keith) Blake of Tampa, FL and many cousins, nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by a daughter, Kaitlyn Marie Troyer on October 25, 1991; granddaughter, Aliyah Troyer; brother-in-law, Bob Hendricks and father-in-law, James R. Phillips.

Funeral services will begin at 11:00 am Friday, March 26, 2021 at Lima First Church, 1660 Findlay Road, Lima, Ohio 45801. Pastor Paula Belousek and Pastor Darrell Bucher will officiate the service. Burial will follow in Salem Mennonite Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 pm Wednesday, March 24, and 2:00 to 4:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 pm Thursday, March 25, at CHILES -LAMAN FUNERAL AND CREMATION SERVICES, SHAWNEE CHAPEL and from 10:00 to 11:00 am on Friday prior to the service at the church.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.chiles-lamanfh.com.


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