William D. Trout

(Ret.) Col. William David Trout, 62, of Tonganoxie, passed away Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, at his home. He was born Nov. 24, 1952, in Sacramento, Calif., the son of Thelma Larson.

On July 21, 2005, William married Emily Smith. She survives at the home. He is also survived by a daughter, Angela (Scott) Trout-Hamilton of Seattle, Wash.; a son, William N. Trout of Seattle, Wash.; a grandson, William “Billy” S. Trout; a brother, Kerry Trout of Pasco, Wash.; two sisters, Julie Trout of Ogden, Utah and Joni (Robert) Blankenship of Woodland, Wash.; and numerous nieces a nephews.

William loved sports, especially football and baseball. He enjoyed horseback riding and he loved his horses.

He retired as a Colonel from the United States Army.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014, at the R.L. Leintz Funeral Home. Burial will be in Seattle, Wash.