David C. Trout

David “Dave” C. Trout, 76, of Kitty Hawk, died Sunday, February 3, 2019 at Chesapeake Memorial Hospital in Virginia as a result of complications from an auto accident.

Born September 6, 1942 in Trenton, NJ, he was the son of the late Cordelia and Henry Trout and brother of the late Thomas Trout.

Survivors include wife of 53 years Jane; children Melissa “Missy” of Kitty Hawk, Robert “Bobby” Trout and his wife Kisha Saffron-Trout of Hamilton, NJ; grandchildren Kalei Michaud, Tatiana Saffron and Richard Saffron, all of Hamilton, and Samantha “Sammi” Leopardi of Kitty Hawk, NJ; sister-in-law Roberta “Bobbie” and her husband Melford Heisler and Franziska Trout, as well as nieces and friends.

Along with his brother, he owned Palmer Trout Office Supply, which was founded by their father in 1940. He was the past president of the Trenton Rotary Club, a recipient of the Paul Harris Fellow Recognition, a member of the Cook Athletic Association, the Delaware Valley Sports Car Club, the Robbinsville Elks and the Fraternal Order of Eagles #4506.

A graveside memorial will be held on Saturday, February 9 at the Riverview Cemetery at 870 Centre Street in Trenton, NJ at 1 p.m. A celebration of life will be held immediately after at the Cook AA located at 411 Hobart Avenue, Trenton. A celebration of life will be planned for his North Carolina friends at a later date at the Fraternal Order of Eagles #4506 in Nags Head.

Condolences to the family may be expressed via the online register at www.gallopfuneralservices.com. Gallop Funeral Services, Inc. was entrusted with arrangements.