Charles Troupe, Jr.

Mr. Charles Edward Troupe, Jr., 81 of Swearengin, passed away on Monday, January 16, 2023 surrounded by loved ones at his home. Funeral services were held on Friday, January 20, 2023 at Grant Memorial Chapel with Bro. Nicky Willmon officiating. Burial followed in Kelly Chapel Cemetery.

Charles was born in Marshall County and attended Disque Junior High, Gadsden High and was a graduate of DAR High in Grant. He served in the United States Air Force for over 25 years, and after retiring, he taught air traffic control for the FAA Academy at the University of Oklahoma. He returned to Alabama, residing in Swearengin for the past 30 years where he worked for a time doing small construction jobs. He enjoyed working on his farm, fishing and gardening.

He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Evelyn Troupe; daughter, Lee Ann Troupe; brother, Mitchell (Kay) Troup; numerous in-laws, nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Edward and Ina Troup; brothers, Albert Troup, Philip Troup.

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