Gary A. Trafton, 62, Ferdinand

EDITED PICGary A. Trafton, 62, of Ferdinand, died Tuesday (March 10) at his home. He was born in Evansville January 23, 1953, to William and Helen (Sofer) Trafton. He married Donna Burger November 11, 1977, in Nashville, Tennessee.

Gary was a self- employed piano manufacturer distributor. He was an avid golfer and enjoyed movies.

He is survived by his wife, Donna R. Trafton; one son, Aaron Trafton, Ferdinand; one brother, Terry Trafton and wife Joyce, North Carolina; sister-in-law Elaine Trafton, Bonnville; several nieces and nephews; and several great-nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Charles Trafton.

A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. Sunday at Becher Funeral Home in Ferdinand. Friends may call after 3 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Disposition of cremains will take place at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to a favorite charity. Online condolences may be made at

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