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Terry J. Trobough

Terry J. Trobough Terry Joe Trobough, age 78, of Manhattan, died August 3, 2019, at Ascension Via Christi Village in Manhattan.

He was born August 18, 1940, in Kansas City, Missouri, the son of Robert Lee and Mildred (Walker) Trobough.

Terry retired as Command Sergeant Major from the United States Army after 27½ years of service. He was a decorated soldier and was very dedicated to those in his command. He was awarded the Purple Heart Medal with One Oak Leaf Cluster, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal with 5 Bronze Service Stars, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Air Medal, Combat Infantryman Badge, Bronze Star Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Good Conduct Medal, Vietnam Cross of Gallantry, and the Army Service Ribbon.

Following his military service he was an insurance agent for NCOA Insurance Company for several years.

Terry was a member of the Junction City HOG (Harley Owners Group). He and his wife Edie loved to ride the motorcycle and traveled extensively for many years.

He was married to Edie (Rach) Adams on June 11, 1995, in Manhattan. Mrs. Trobough survives of Manhattan. Additional survivors include his daughter Patricia Trobough of Houston, TX; one brother Ted Trobough of Houston, TX; three step-children: Steven Adams (Ruth) of Interlachen, FL, Jeffery Adams of Manhattan, and Diana Miller (Tommy) of Colorado Springs, CO; five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Terry was preceded in death by his two sons Bill and Bobby Trobough.

Private family graveside services with full military honors will be held at the Kansas Veterans’ Cemetery at Fort Riley.

Online condolences may be left for the family through the funeral home website at

Memorial contributions may be made to either the Wounded Warriors Project or the Alzheimer’s Association. Contributions may be left in care of the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66502.

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