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Troy Charles Calhoun

May 15, 1937 — January 12, 2021

Troy Charles Calhoun, 83, of Lawton, Iowa died Tuesday, January 12, 2021.

A Funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, January 16, 2021, at Southern Hills Baptist Church, 4301 Old Lakeport Road, Sioux City, Iowa 51106 with Reverend Dr. David Miller officiating. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. with family present from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., Satur-day, January 16, 2021 at Southern Hills Baptist Church. On-line condolences maybe left at

Troy was born May 15, 1937, in Sikeston, Missouri, to Charles and Edith (Ayers) Calhoun. He gradu-ated from Sikeston High School and then attended Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. He later transferred to University of Missouri at Rolla, Missouri, where he earned his degree in Electrical Engineering.

Troy married Sandra J. Stormer September 6, 1958 in St. Louis, Missouri. Troy worked for the Ten-nessee Valley Authority in Chattanooga, Tennessee; McDonald Aircraft in St. Louis, Missouri; B.F. Goodrich Chemical Co. in Paducah, Kentucky. He then relocated to Sioux City in 1969 where he worked at IBP until he retired in July 1993. In August of 1993, Troy and Sandra moved to Russia for two years doing Christian Missionary work. After their return to Lawton, Troy began farming, never fully retiring until his health failed.

Troy was an active member of Southern Hills Baptist Church, where he served as a Deacon. He en-joyed traveling in their motorhome, hunting, boating, camping, horseback riding and spending time with his grandkids.

Survivors include his wife, Sandra Calhoun, Lawton, Iowa; two sons, David (Pam) Calhoun, Bronson, Iowa and Stephen (Kristy) Calhoun of South Sioux City, Nebraska; two daughters, Pam (Gary) White of Kansas City, Missouri and Susanne Calhoun (Brad), Lawton, IA; 13 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; sister, Sue Jane Marler of Kansas City, Kansas; two sisters-in-law, Janet Calhoun of Dallas, Texas and Christine (Gene) Moniz of St. Louis, Missouri.

Troy was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Lawanda Lee Compton and Charlotte Ann Pierson; and his twin brother, Travis Calhoun.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorials be directed to Hospice of Siouxland.
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