Obituary of Coy Trapp
Coy Trapp passed away on his farm after a yearlong struggle with health issues December 30, 2022 at the age of 74. He was born in Dayton, KY on May 11, 1948.
Coy graduated from the University of Kentucky with a Bachelor’s in Agricultural Science, was in the Army Reserves, a teacher and worked 36 years in the Market News Office for the KY Department of Agriculture. While there he loved working with the FFA/4-H youth at cattle shows across the state.
Upon retiring he became a tour guide at Buffalo Trace while continuing to raise hay and cattle; striving to produce the elusive show calf. Coy served many years on the Franklin County Farm Bureau Board of Directors and 5 years as the Vice President. In his youth Coy loved agriculture, farming and showing standardbred road ponies.
Coy is survived by his wife, Valerie Leathers, his cousin Jack (Barbara) Bellm, nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Carrie Trapp.
A gathering of family and friends will be held at Clark Legacy Center on Friday, January 13, 2023 from 4:00-8:00 pm. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Western Hills FFA Alumni Association or the Franklin County FFA Alumni Association, please send checks directly to the school in care of JR Zinner and Kylen Douglas.