Bingham, Walter "Troy" (Cleveland)

Wednesday, July 14, 2021
Walter “Troy” Bingham born March 7, 1969, to the late Harold and Rita Bingham in Cleveland, passed away on July 9, 2021. Troy took pride in his ability to do plaster and stucco work. He played football, baseball and wrestled for Bradley Central High School. Troy was honored for running the 1984 Olympic Torch Relay.

He is survived by his wife, Angie Bingham; his children, Alisha Bingham, Samantha (Ryan) Elliott, Sydney Bingham and Sarah Bingham; grandkids, Darian & Kaydence Clay, Trandon & Sawyer Evett and Alexzander Elliott; brothers, Tyler (Amy) Bingham, Todd Bingham, Tray (Charlotte) Bingham; along with several nieces, nephews, foster kids and God kids.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, July 15 from 1-3 p.m. in the Athens chapel of Companion Funeral Home, 400 S. White St. in Athens. A funeral service will follow the visitation time, with the Reverend Randy Higginbottom officiating. Interment will follow in the New Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery, with family and friends serving as pallbearers.

Share a memory of Troy and/or your personal condolences with his family by visiting his memorial webpage and guestbook at www.companionfunerals.com. 

Companion Funeral Home of Athens is honored to assist the Bingham family with these arrangements.

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