Eli E. Troyer

MESOPOTAMIA — Eli E. Troyer, 64, died Monday, July 31, 2017, at Hillcrest Hospital.

He was born Dec. 29, 1952, in Grove City, Pa., to the late Eli J. and Amelia Byler Troyer.

He was a member of the Old Order Amish Church and Bishop of the Mesopotamia Northeast District.

He is survived by his wife, Alma Hershberger Troyer; children, Linda Mae Miller, Steven Lee Troyer, Marlene Burkholder, Eli Troyer Jr., Aden Troyer, Amelia Miller, James Troyer, Lucinda Kauffman, Ella Yoder, Amanda Troyer, Saralyn Troyer and Leon Troyer; 49 grandchildren; two brothers; and six sisters.

He was preceded in death by one brother; one sister; and one daughter, Barbie Troyer.

Funeral services will be 9:30 a.m. Thursday at 4421 Donley Road, Mesopotamia, where visitation will be anytime until the time of service. Burial will be in Wilcox Road Cemetery, Mesopotamia.

Arrangements are by the Best Funeral Home, Middlefield.