CUMBERLAND — Troy Lee Twigg, 49, of Cumberland, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013 at his home.
Born Nov. 17, 1963 in Cumberland, he was the son of Jake Twigg and the late Patricia Louise Sirbaugh.
Mr. Twigg graduated from Bishop Walsh High School in 1981 and Frostburg State University in 1985 with a degree in Accounting. He was a veteran of the United States Army, serving three years. He worked for the Department of Juvenile Services as the Western Regional Fiscal Chief Officer, and head tax preparer for HRDC. He was treasurer and player of the former Cumberland Slow Pitch Softball League and coach and player for Patrick’s in the “Over 30” League. He was a lifetime member and Vice President of the Cumberland Outdoor Club. And a member of the Moose Lodge 271. He was an avid fan of Fantasy football; Maryland basketball and football; Washington Redskins; Fort Hill football; NASCAR races and Dale Earnhart Jr.; and the Baltimore Orioles.
Troy was a devoted and loving son, brother, uncle and friend. He enjoyed his hunting trips with his Dad and brother, spending hours together in the woods. He loved sports. He especially enjoyed going to the Fort Hill Football games, watching Maryland football and basketball with his closest and dearest friend Jimmy Furstenberg. When it came to Redskins Football he was right there cheering them on with his brother and best friend Scott, who he always called “Boobie”. He enjoyed trips to the NASCAR races in Richmond with his Dad and longtime family friend Mike Marrale Sr. He loved his nieces and nephews and was always there for them in everyway possible. He was extremely proud of his nephews Brandon and Colby who are serving in the United States Army, especially during their deployments. Troy enjoyed his job at the Department of Juvenile Services. He would talk fondly about his co-workers and how much he enjoyed the lunches they would share. Troy was an extraordinary man who cared about everyone in his life. He will be greatly missed by all.
Besides his father, surviving is his step-mother, Genny Twigg; step-father, Harold K. Sirbaugh Sr.; brother and sisters, Mary Beth Twigg, Tammy Twigg and fiancé Tim Marean, and Scott Twigg and fiancé Joy Blankenship; aunts, Carol “Chum” Poling and Peggy Michaels; nieces and nephews, Crissy, Ciji, Brandon and wife Darci, Colorado, Casey, Brittany, Colby and wife April, Hawaii, Danielle and Eden; great-nieces and nephews, Crystal, Kylie, Corey, Kaliub, Jerimiah, Zoe, MaKyah, Savanah, Cayden, Channing, Josiah, and Hunter; step-brothers and step-sisters, Terri Stotlemyer, Lisa Milburn, Harold Sirbaugh Jr., Sean Harper, Andrea Harper, Tara Rowley, Monique Disharoon, Larry Wagner Jr., and Howard Wagner.
Friends will be received at the Scarpelli Funeral Home P.A., 108 Virginia Ave., Cumberland, (www.scarpellifh.com) on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013 from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m.
A funeral service will be conducted at the funeral home on Friday, Feb. 22, 2013 at 11 a.m. with Fr. Bernard Finerty O.F.M. Cap. officiating.
Pallbearers are Jimmy Furstenberg, Chad Furstenberg, Jeff Waites, Lloyd Appel, Robby DeVore, Todd Foote, Colby Logsdon and Brandon Twigg. And three honorary pallbearers are Jerimiah Twigg, Cayden Twigg, and Channing Logsdon.
Interment will be in the Maryland State Veterans Cemetery at Rocky Gap.
Military honors will be accorded by the Post 13 Veterans Honor Guard.