Delbert Floyd Trogdon
December 23, 1930 - May 12, 2017
Delbert Floyd Trogdon, 86, of Oconee, died Friday, May 12, 2017 at his home. He was born December 23, 1930 in Strafford, MO to Ervin Jackson and Ruby Colleen (Smith) Trogdon.
Delbert was a highly skilled tile setter for many years in Illinois and Missouri. He was a member of the horseback field trial community. His greatest passions were hunting, fishing, & field trialing with fellow dog lovers, where he was well known and greatly respected.
Delbert married Virginia Lee on June 24, 1947 in Strafford, MO and together they had 2 sons and 2 daughters: David (Carol) Trogdon of Strafford, MO; Eddie Trogdon of Springfield, MO and Brenda (Richard) James of Bois D`Arc, MO. He later married Virginia Rose on June 14, 1959 in Springfield, IL and they had a daughter: Pam (Fred) Rohrer of Pana, IL. He was also formerly married to Delorise Davenport in 1984.
Along with his children, Delbert is survived by his grandchildren: Jeff Trogdon, Jason Trogdon, Jeremiah James, Jana James, Hanna Rohrer, Blake Rohrer and Emily Rohrer; 12 great grandchildren; brother, Eugene (Shirley) Trogdon of Marshfield, MO; Sister, Bonnie Sue (Larry) Arnall of Springfield, MO . He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Wanda Juleen Trogdon; and brother, Leotis Trogdon.
Visitation will be Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at McCracken-Dean Funeral Home 2:00-4:00 p.m. with a funeral service to follow at 4:00 p.m. with Neil Oreskovich officiating.
In keeping with Delbert’s wishes, cremation rites will be accorded.
The family wishes to thank those who would like to celebrate Delbert's life with a memorial gift. They ask memorials be made to the American Cancer Society, 675 E. Linton Ave., Springfield, IL 62703.
Visitation: McCracken-Dean Funeral Home
Service: McCracken-Dean Funeral Home