Sunday, December 4, 2011

Sunday's Obituary: Roy L. Trowbridge 1911 - 1969

Roy L. Trowbridge

Obituary: Knightstown Banner - pg. 8, col. 3 - dated April 10, 1969:

Roy Trowbridge, 58 Henry Co. Native

     Roy L. Trowbridge, 58, of Charlottesville, died suddenly Sunday morning at Hancock County Memorial Hospital.
Obituary of Roy L.
Knightstown Banner 1969
     Born in Henry County he was the son of Arthur and Mabel McNew Trowbridge and had lived in Charlottesville since 1944. He was a member and Elder of the Charlottesville Christian Church.
     Mr. Trowbridge was employed at the Columbia Barber Shop since 1947 and was a member of the Barbers Union and secretary of Local 212. He was an Army Air Force veteran of World War II.
     Survivors include his wife, Irene; two daughters, Marsha and Pamela Trowbridge, at home; a half sister, Mrs. Julia Landes; two half brothers, William and Dude Badgerow, all three of Michigan.
     Services were held Wednesday at Pasco Memorial Mortuary with Rev. John Rhoades and Rev. David King officiating. Burial was in Glen Cove Cemetery in Knightstown.

My maternal great grandmother, Ida May (Trowbridge) Newby and her sister, Millie (Trowbridge) McMullen, were particularly fond of Roy's father Arthur, their half-nephew. (See Art's obituary at this link: Sunday's Obituary: Arthur Manuel Trowbridge 1944. I would love to hear from descendants of Roy's daughters, Marsha and Pamela.


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