Services for John Trosper were held Thursday, April 25, 2013, at 11 a.m. from McClain-Hays Funeral Home Chapel.

The Rev. Tim Parker and the Rev. Randy Caldwell officiated. Burial followed in Center Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery in Kemper County.

Mr. Trosper, 62, of Preston, died Monday, April 22, 2013, at The University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson.

He was a native of Louisville and a longtime resident of the Preston community in Kemper County. He was a retired logger. Mr. Trosper was Baptist by faith.

Survivors include his wife, Georgia Higginbotham Trosper of Preston; brother, Sam Trosper of Louisville; and sister, Mary Wylie of Eupora.

Mr. Trosper was preceded in death by his parents, James and Lois Trosper and an infant sister, Joann Trosper.

Memorials may be made to Blair E. Batson Hospital for Children in Jackson or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, Tenn.