And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love Him, who have been called according to His purpose.. Romans 8:28
Christopher was born Christopher Frederick May 22, 1985, at Beth Israel Medical Center in Newark, New Jersey. He was immediately placed in foster care. On October 5, 1987, James and Martha Troutman were blessed to become Christopher Frederick’s adoptive parents at two years of age and he became Christopher Edward Troutman.
Christopher currently resided in Philadelphia, PA, where he passed away unexpectedly on July 27, 2022, at 37 years of age. Christopher accepted Christ and was baptized in the Name of the Father and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit on the 11th day of December in the year of our Lord, 1991, at St. Matthews Baptist Church – Williamstown, NJ.
Christopher was a graduate of Washington Township High School, Sewell, New Jersey. He Attended Arcadia College in Philadelphia, PA. He excelled as a student and was committed to achieving his educational goals. Christopher loved sports, especially basketball where he played throughout his High School and College Career. Basketball became a lifetime passion he treasured throughout his youth and adult life.
Christopher was always aiming to give the best he had whether it be time, advice, or a soft hug. You knew you could depend on him to be authentic, diplomatic and encouraging. He had a calm, sweet spirit, yet asserted himself for matters he felt were important. His selflessness, sense of humor, and love for family and friends will be remembered by all who knew him well.
Christopher leaves an everlasting imprint on the hearts and minds of many that knew him. A lifetime of love and memories will be felt by his parents James and Martha Troutman, of Kennesaw, Georgia, brother Kevin Troutman (Tiffani) and nieces Kennedy and Sydney Troutman, of Washington, DC, Uncle, Roy Lee Murchison, Albq, New Mexico, Aunt, Zella Mae Knox, Benton, Arkansas, Aunt, Lillie Ruth Bryant (Richard), Hot Springs, Arkansas, Aunt Katie M. Smith, Moreno Valley, California, Aunt Velma L. Donald, Atlanta, Georgia, Aunt Clara Giles, Arkadelphia, Arkansas, Aunt Shirley Goodwin, Pinola, Mississippi, Uncle Donald Troutman (Brenda) New Orleans, LA and a host of cousins and innumerable friends.
“Only a moment you stayed, but what an imprint your footprints have left on our hearts!"
No Farewell words were ever spoken, no time to say goodbye,
you were gone before we knew it, and only God knows why.