Robert Spellman Troy
Robert Spellman Troy
  • September 1, 1942 - August 18, 2017
  • Wingate, North Carolina

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Robert Spellman Troy, Jr., 74, of Wingate, passed away at his home on August 18, 2017. He was born in Lumberton, NC on September 1, 1942, son of Robert "Spud" S. Troy, Sr. and Virginia Clark Troy who predeceased him in death. Robert graduated from Wallace - Rose Hill High School and attended Lees - McRae College. Robert had years of service with Bank of America (NCNB), Georgia Pacific Corporation and Kalwall Corporation and was a member of Wingate United Methodist Church. He had a modeling career with Jan Thompson Agency in Charlotte. He did TV commercials, live fashion stage and runway for GMC Truck, Drexel Furniture, Carowinds and Belk. Robert loved to listen to beach music and sing along.
He is survived by his daughters, Amy (Greg) Fanelty of Charlotte, Toni (Brett) Vines of Monroe and Mary Beth Maynard of Tega Cay, SC; his six grandchildren, Sarah, Adam, Jack, Jillian, Emily and Carter; his sister, Ann T. Carter of Wallace, NC; as well as several nephews, nieces, cousins and his loving companion, Janie Goforth.
A visitation will be held on Tuesday, August 22, 2017 from 11:00am until 12:00pm at McEwen Funeral Home of Monroe with a service to celebrate Robert's life beginning at 12:00pm in McEwen Funeral Home's Colonial Chapel. Interment will follow in Sharon Memorial Park Cemetery.
Donations may be given to Hospice of Union County or Wingate United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 396, Wingate, NC 28174. McEwen Funeral Home of Monroe is honored to serve the family of Mr. Troy.