Howard Julius Tromp
Published 8:21 am Tuesday, November 30, 2021
Mr. Howard Julius Tromp, 98, of Mocksville, died peacefully Thursday, Nov. 25, 2021 at his home.
He was born Dec. 24, 1922, in Koln, Germany to the late Jakob and Elisabeth Bursch Trompetter. Mr. Tromp had been captured in Africa by the British and became a prisoner of war in the U.S. He later returned to the United States on a visa and joined the U.S. Air Force where he served in Germany during World War II. Mr. Tromp was a purchaser for vrrious hospitality industries in Miami, and finished his career as a restaurant owner. He had lived in Davie County for the last 20 years.
Survivors include a daughter, Anike Fuller (John); and 2 granddaughters, Morgan and Karli.