Troy Edward Umphlette, 46, of Greenville, SC, died Monday, November 8, 2021.
Born in Virginia Beach, VA, he was the son of Edward and Zelma Baines Umphlette.
Troy studied Journalism at Florida Atlantic University and received an Associate Degree from Greenville Technical College in Law with Honors.
While Troy loved his job in Customer Service at Verizon solving customer issues, his real love in his life was writing, which he pursued with a passion. Writing was when he was happiest. He was goal oriented, motivated, a self-starter and compassionate.
In addition to his parents, Troy is survived by his uncle, Harry Fentress; aunt, Helen Bensley; and four cousins, Drew Fentress, Mona Hyatt, Clark Nelms, and Scott Nelms.
A memorial service will be held Friday, November 19, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. in the Downtown Chapel of Thomas McAfee Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters, Attn: Philanthropy, 601 Children’s Lane, Norfolk, VA 23507.
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