Barry H Trowbridge, 64, passed away on June 17, 2019 in Dallas.
Barry was born on August 24, 1954 in Provo, Utah, to Duaine Elwyn Trowbridge and Janet Beckel Trowbridge. Barry married his soulmate, Kathy Rae Otte, on December 18, 1975 in the Logan Temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The two met at 9 years old and knew they would be married someday. They were blessed with five beautiful children and 6 grandchildren (to date). At age 19, he served a two-year mission in northern Brazil. He cherished the language, experiences and people he came to love as he shared the message of Jesus Christ. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from Brigham Young University and worked as a mechanical engineer. His career brought a wide variety of opportunities from creating mirrors on satellites, designing helicopters and building the superconducting supercollider. Barry’s true love was his family. He lived to be a father and grandfather. His love was overflowing as he spent time beside each family member, showing how deeply he cared. He truly loves the Lord and served Him valiantly in any capacity he was asked.
Barry is survived by his five children and six grandchildren: Ryan and Andrea Trowbridge of Arlington (Abby and Ethan); David and Leah Trowbridge of Waco (Jake, Stephen, Riley and Cora Mae); Maren and Isaac Erickson of Mansfield; Kari and Braden Mockli of Dallas; and Matthew and Aly Trowbridge of Gresham, OR.
Barry was preceded in death by his wife Kathy, his father Duaine, and his sister Tammy. He is also survived by his mother Janet Beckel Trowbridge; sister Susan (Fred) Kessler of Salt Lake City, UT; brother Alan (Carolyn) of West Valley City, UT.
The visitation will be held on Saturday, June 22, from 9:30 to 10:30 am at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at 3809 Curt Dr., Arlington, TX 76016. The funeral will be held at 11:00 am at the same location. Burial will take place at Emerald Hills Cemetery in Kennedale. Flowers may be sent to Wade Funeral Home in Arlington, TX.
Wade Family Funeral Home