Troy L. Mallory, 95, died Monday, February 25, 2019. He was born July 30, 1923 in Sesser, Illinois, a son of Theodore Everett and Alice Mitchell Mallory, and graduated from Sesser High School as Valedictorian of his class.
Troy proudly served during World War II with the 334th Infantry Regiment, 84th Division, also known as The Railsplitters. Troy was honored for his service with a Purple Heart and Bronze Star. Troy contributed time and memorabilia to the Illinois State Military Museum and participated in many reunions of his regiment.
After his military service, Troy completed his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Accounting from the University of Illinois and was a licensed CPA. Troy was the Managing Partner at Gray, Hunter, Stenn LLP at the time of his retirement.
Troy married Magdalene Richter on January 26, 1963 who preceded him in death on August 10, 2016. Troy also was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Ralph and Glen; and sister Ida May Howard. Troy is survived by numerous nieces and nephews and his best friend, Charlie Doan.
Troy was active in the Shriners and the Belgian Hitch of Quincy. He was an avid Cardinals fan.
The family wishes to thank Adams Pointe Assisted Living and Unity Point Hospice for the care and support they provided Troy.
Services : 11:00 a.m. Saturday, March 9, at Hansen-Spear Funeral Home with Rev. Tom Rains officiating.
Burial: Dover Cemetery, LaGrange, Missouri
Visitation: 10:00 to 11:00 Saturday at Hansen-Spear Funeral Home.
Memorials: Shriners Hospitals for Children or Dover Cemetery Association
Hansen-Spear Funeral Directors are in charge of arrangements.