Thurman James Troutmon

Thurman James Troutmon passed away on Monday, May 9, 2022, at the age of 66 at his residence in Las Vegas, Nevada. 

Thurman (Tubby) was born on April 28, 1956, in Saginaw, Michigan, to James and Nancy Troutmon.

Tubby graduated from Saginaw High School and was a proud member of the Class of 1974. He attended Hampton State University in Hampton, Virginia, and later moved to Georgia, where he opened a clothing store in the Decatur Mall. Eventually he would make Las Vegas, Nevada, his permanent home and worked there until his passing.

Tubby believed in helping others and always showed concern for the homeless and those in need. He was both an activist and humanitarian.

Thurman leaves to cherish his memory his sister Linda Troutmon, Saginaw, Michigan; brothers Norman Troutmon, Las Vegas, Nevada; Carlton Troutmon, Flint, Michigan; and Tommie Troutmon, Las Vegas, Nevada; Aunt Hazel Roberts, Saginaw, Michigan; and a host of nieces, nephews, and other loved ones.

Thurman was preceded in death by his parents James and Nancy Troutmon; grandparents Mary and Willie Goosby, Myles and Georgia Troutmon; siblings, Roland E. Troutmon and Nancy Jo Troutmon; Aunts, Georgia Diggs, Elizabeth Moore, Ora Aytch, Gertrude Forte and Elizabeth Hooker; and Uncles, Myles Porter and Willie Bell Troutmon.

In honor of Thurman Troutmon’s and his family’s wishes there will not be a funeral service. After cremation his ashes and memory will be kept in Las Vegas, Nevada, and forever in our hearts.

3 Comments. Leave new

  • Michelle, Tyson & Saisha Smith, Connecticut
    May 28, 2022 1:45 pm

    Carlton, our hearts are saddened to learn of your loss, please know we are with you. May Thurman memories comfort your family.

  • Buford Gaiter Jr
    May 29, 2022 1:41 pm

    My heart is with Linda and the complete Troutmon family. We are all back in the day neighborhood family. Love you all!

  • Marie D Robinson
    May 29, 2022 2:44 pm

    So sorry for the lost of your brother.. 🙏🏽praying for you and your family.. Love you ❣️
    Marie Robinson
    Class of 73′


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