John “Buck” Atwell Troutman ’49

John “Buck” Atwell Troutman ’49 of Charlotte died March 10, 2007. He attended the Charlotte city schools, Baylor School in Chattanooga, Tenn., Davidson College, the University of Chicago, the University of Guelph in Ontario, and held military degrees from the U.S. Air Force. He served as a captain in the U.S. Air Force during WWII and served as a bomber pilot in three theaters of war. He was a member of the OSS and CBI military group. In addition, he was a member of Charlotte Country Club, the Charlotte Athletic Club, the N.C. Association of Nurserymen, as well as several military organizations. He was preceded in death by his brother, the Rev. Coit R. Troutman. Survivors include his wife, Mary Anne Medearis Troutman, 5100 Sharon Rd., Charlotte, N.C. 28210; children, Jamie Leigh Northey (David), of Mouth of Wilson, Va., Stuart Lane Troutman (Callie), of Charlotte, N.C., and Lisa Anne Troutman (Parker Russell), of Wilmette, Ill.; grandchildren, Joseph Troutman of Charlotte, Caroline Russell Troutman and Campbell Russell Troutman of Wilmette, Ill.; nieces, Cindy and Linda Troutman; nephew, Ray Troutman; brother-in-law, Bill Medearis (Elizabeth) as well as several other nieces and nephews.