Troy Delano McGahan, a beloved Husband, Father, Son, Brother, and a dedicated Minister of the Word of God, journeyed from this life on June 16, 2024 as he was surrounded by his family, to open his eyes in heaven after winning his courageous battle against cancer.

Born on November 23, 1972, to Bobby and Margaret McGahan, Troy’s life in Somerset, Kentucky, was filled with joy, particularly in his love for sports. His life path led him to answer his calling to become a pastor. His journey from enjoying sports to answering the call of ministry, showcases the depth and diversity of his life experiences.

Troy’s unwavering commitment to sharing the Gospel exemplifies his faith and impact on others. As a minister, he touched countless lives, guiding many towards the Lord and serving as a beacon of strength and inspiration. His ability to offer encouragement and lead others closer to Christ during their life journeys is a testament to his deep faith and caring spirit.

The union of Troy and the love of his life, Terra took place September 27, 2002, and marked the beginning of a journey filled with love and commitment. This covenant, where two hearts became one, laid the foundation for their family’s story.

On December 22, 2003, their joy multiplied as God blessed them with the arrival of their son, Zechariah “Zech” Delano McGahan, adding a new chapter of love and happiness to their lives. These significant dates hold profound meaning and memories that will forever be cherished by those who knew and loved Troy.

As Zech grew in age, his father’s love of sports was instilled into his son’s own life. As a coach to Zech and many others, Troy not only taught the game but also instilled values of teamwork, discipline, and perseverance in all the players he mentored. His presence at every single game, cheering on his son and the team, exemplified his unwavering support and love for them.

Troy’s love for children and his role as a positive influence on many young lives truly exemplified his kind and caring nature. His impact on the children he interacted with will be remembered and cherished by all who were fortunate enough to have him as a role model in their lives.

Troy’s presence in Marion Kentucky left a profound impact on the community, where he and his family were embraced with love.

As a radio personality for WMJL, Troy’s daily broadcasts not only shared his faith but also his jovial spirit, bringing laughter and joy to those who tuned in. His ability to intertwine humor with his message reflected his genuine and approachable nature, making him a cherished figure in the community.

Troy’s legacy is beautifully woven through the lives of his beloved family members. He leaves behind his wife, Terra, their son, Zech, his parents, Bobby and Margaret McGahan, as well as his brother, Tim, and nephews Darrell and Trevor along with their families.

Additionally, he is survived by his sister-in-love, Nicole, and her children Tyler, Isabel, Benjamin, Evan, EmaJo, and Shiloh Clark. As well as numerous beloved Aunts, Uncles, and cousins.

Troy’s family tree is rich with love and memories that will endure through the generations. Prior to his passing, his soul found peace knowing the love and bond he shared with each of them.

Troy’s journey was also marked by the loss of his grandparents, Juanita and D.D. McGahan, as well as Leslie and James Aker. Their memory and influence surely played a significant role in shaping Troy’s life and values, leaving behind a legacy that continues to inspire those who knew him.

Troy’s celebration of life gatherings will provide an opportunity for everyone to share in the memories and pay their respects.

Troy’s visitation in Marion, Kentucky will take place on Thursday, June 20, from 1-6pm at Central Baptist Church.

Visitation in Somerset, Kentucky will be on Friday, June 21, from 11-2pm, at Southern Oaks Funeral Home with the funeral service at 2, followed by graveside ceremony immediately after.

Troy’s family deeply appreciates the support and kindness shown during this difficult period for them. The outpouring of help and compassion from the community has provided comfort and strength as they navigate through this challenging time. Your support and care mean a great deal to them as they come together to honor Troy’s memory