Nelson Edward Trout, 91 of Woodsboro, Maryland passed away on Friday, October 7th, 2016. He was the husband of the late Louise Trout who passed away in 2008.
Born November 26, 1924 in Walkersville, MD he was the son of the late Grover and Perla Trout.
Nelson was an active member of Graceham Moravian Church for many years.
He served in the United States Army during WWII.
Nelson had a successful career where he owned and operated numerous grocery stores and hardware stores during his lifetime. He was the owner and operator of Trout’s in Woodsboro until his retirement in 1985.
He was once a very active member of the Glade Valley Lions Club, the American Legion, Elks Lodge and was also a Mason. He was involved in many numerous civic groups and organization and served as a Board of Director for Woodsboro Bank.
He enjoyed socializing, playing cards and watching sports and cheering on the different Baltimore sports teams.
He is survived by his nine children, Susan Trout-Wright, Jerry Trout and wife Kay, Robert (Bob) Trout and wife Anita, Thomas (Tom) Trout and wife Sheila, John Trout, Donald (Don) Trout and wife Buenafe, Rebecca (Becky) Faughander and husband Kent, Steven (Steve) Trout and Beth and Andrew (Andy) Trout and wife Mary Jo, 25 grandchildren, 28 great grandchildren.
He will also be remembered by other family members and friends.
He is preceded in death by his numerous brothers and sisters.
The family wants to extend their gratitude to Nikki Riffle, Lori Trout, Joyce Santiago, Elaine Marshall, Peggy Esworthy and a special thank you to all the caregivers over the years and to Janet McCurdy for all of her support and advice.
The family will receive friends at the Stauffer Funeral Home, 40 Fulton Ave., Walkersville on Wednesday, October 12th from 4:00-7:00pm. Funeral services will be held at the funeral home on Thursday, October 13th at 11:00am with Pastor Sue Koenig officiating.
Interment will be in Mt. Hope Cemetery, Woodsboro, MD.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Graceham Moravian Church, 8231 Rocky Ridge Road #A, Thurmont, MD 21788.