ROBERT K. TROUTMAN was born on April 6, 1929 in the small town of Hickory in Mt. Pleasant Township, Pennsylvania to Frances and William Troutman Jr. He was third of at least three children, coming after William III and James. His father worked as a lineman. 

After serving with the United States Army during the Korean War (from March 13, 1951 to March 15, 1953), Robert Troutman moved to South Jersey. By October of 1959 he and his wife Dorothy had made their home at 435 North 41st Street in East Camden, where they remained through at least the fall of 1970. 

Robert Troutman worked at the Blackwood Lanes bowling alley for a year and at Baker Lanes in what is now Cherry Hill, New Jersey for a year prior to being appointed to the Camden Fire Department on February 1, 1960. His brother James H. Troutman was already a fireman with the Department. Robert Troutman served the City of Camden for 27 years, retiring on January 1, 1987.

By October of 1977 the Troutman family had moved to 1609 49th Street in Pennsauken. Sometime after 1980 Robert K. Troutman and family relocated to Cinnaminson, New Jersey. 

Robert Troutman passed away on December 20, 2004.

William Harring Jr., Robert Troutman & Charles Lawyer

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Camden Courier-Post - December 22, 2004

Passed away at home with his family by his side on December 20, 2004 at the age of 75.
Robert was a firefighter for 27 years with the Camden Fire Department. He proudly served his country during the Korean War in the U.S. Army.
Robert is survived by his wife of 53 years, Dorothy Bloome Troutman; his children, Robert and his wife, Marilyn, of Sicklerville, Richard and his wife, Lisa, of Sewell, Linda Wolfe and her husband, Michael, of Gibbsboro, Lisa Emers, of Collingswood, and Kim Yeager and her husband, George, of Cinnaminson; his 11 grandchildren and his brother, William, of Clementon.
Relatives and friends are invited to Robert's Life Celebration on Thursday from 9:30 am, followed by his Funeral Service at 11am at INGLESBY/GIVNISH OF MAPLE SHADE, 600 E. Main Street, Maple Shade. Interment will follow at Bethel Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, a donation in Robert's memory to the American Cancer Society, 1851 Old Cuthbert Rd., Cherry Hill, NJ 08034 or to Samaritan Hospice, 5 Eves Drive, Suite 300, Marlton, NJ 08053, would be appreciated.