An immensely talented art director and artist, an exceptional husband and father and a remarkably kind and warm human being, Richard Scott Troutman, 57, passed away on August 21, 2018.
Born December 18, 1960, Scott grew up in LaFollette, Tenn., and graduated from the University of Tennessee (Bachelor of Fine Arts, 1984) where he was a member of the Sigma Chi Fraternity. Scott later moved to Louisville, Ky., where he was an award-winning art director and creative director at Doe Anderson Advertising and Red7e. During his 30 years in the advertising industry, Scott served as a mentor to countless young creatives and was widely respected for both his nationally recognized work and his humble, easygoing manner. Of course, Scott’s proudest work was as a husband and father. His love and devotion to his wife, Jansey, his daughters Caroline and Maggie, and his son, Drew, are reflected in their wonderful character, their numerous accomplishments and their tremendous strength.
A proud Kentucky Colonel, Scott enjoyed visiting family in Tennessee, the company of countless friends, hunting, fishing, painting, helping others and making you laugh until you cried. If you knew Scott, you loved him. And while his time here wasn’t long enough, his life was exceedingly well-lived. He leaves us with a lasting example of how we can live ours better, too.
Scott is survived by his loving wife, Jansey; his children, Caroline Brown (Michael), Maggie Troutman and Drew Troutman; his parents, Conrad and Sue Troutman; his brothers Mark (Molly), Chris (Paige), Reid (Rebecca) and Drew; his in-laws, Jerry and Julia Sharp; his brothers-in-law, Jarrett Sharp (Celeste) and Jason Sharp (Susan); and his many nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles.
Celebration of Life Services:
LaFollette, TN – United Methodist Church, Sunday, August 26 at 3 p.m.
Louisville, KY – Christ Church United Methodist, Thursday, August 30 at 7 p.m.