Troy Routh of Maize, Kansas drove this light yellow over navy blue 1932 Ford 2-door sedan in 1954.  It was owned by Earl Balzer of Newton, Kansas – Mary Ann Heaton photo




Troy Allen Routh                       Earl M. Balzer

  1926 - 1984                                            1928 - 1998


Photograph from the Loretta Cox collection




Troy Routh being congradulated by Marilyn Nelson on one of his wins at Jayhawk Park in Newton, Kansas.  The flagman is Ted Davis and the man with a dark shirt over his t-shirt on the other side of the car’s radiator (drinking from a paper cup) is J. T. Kelso – J. T. Kelso collection






Troy Routh is buried in Lakewood South Memorial Park at Jackson, Mississippi





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