Michael John Trowbridge


    Michael John Trowbridge of Rolla, Missouri was born on Sunday, July 24, 1966 in Sullivan, Missouri to John T. Trowbridge and Geraldine Watson and passed away on Saturday, April 3, 2021 at the age of 54 years, 8 months and 10 days.


    He grew up in the Steelville, Missouri area and attended Steelville Schools.  He went to Center Point Baptist Church and had accepted the Lord at an early age.  He rededicated his life just before his death.
    Michael was an over-the-road truck driver for many years and most recently worked at Donut King in Rolla, Missouri.  He enjoyed hunting, fishing and working on vehicles.  He was exceptionally good mechanically and especially loved to solve problems when fixing vehicles.
    He was preceded in death by his father, John Trowbridge; mother, Geraldine Watkins; grandparents, Wade (Molly) Watson and Mabel (Carl) Ray; sister, Karen Cook; brother, James Daniel Trowbridge; and best friend, Tracy Bartle.
    He is survived by his step mother, Norma Trowbridge of Steelville, Missouri; five children, Michael Bowman (significant other Jessica Purdy) of Wichita, Kansas, Jessica Naugle (significant other Billy Scearce) of Attica, Kansas, Scheron Wolfe (significant other James Martin) of Cherryville, Missouri, James Trowbridge (significant other Megan Willard) of McKenzie, Tennessee and Hope Trowbridge of St. Robert, Missouri; seven grandchildren, Jon, MaKenzie, Brendon, Katie, Kylee, Brantley and Legacy; step sisters, Christina Murphy of Leesburg, Georgia and Elizabeth Miles of Steelville, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
    The family chose cremation as his final disposition and will be having a private graveside service for family and friends at Asher Cemetery in St. James, Missouri.
    Arrangements under the direction of the Hutson Funeral Home.