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Brian Joseph Troy

February 20, 1979 ~ April 5, 2019 (age 40)

Brian Joseph Troy, age 40, of Spruce, passed away Friday, April 5, 2019 at U of M Hospital in Ann Arbor after a brief illness.  

He was born on February 20, 1979 in Alpena the son of Joe and Kathy (Weir) Troy.  Brian spent over 25 years working alongside his father at Joe Troy and Sons Excavating, driving trucks and operating equipment.  He took great pride in his work.  He enjoyed hunting, fishing, farming and being outdoors.  Brian spent several years helping with Bigger and Better Bucks of Sanborn Township and #67 Hoos snowmobile racing team.  He had a heart of gold and will be dearly missed.

Brian is survived by his parents, Joe and Kathy Troy of Spruce, his brother, Robert “Bob” Troy of Ossineke, nieces, Jalen and Kalen and nephew, Eric.  Also, his beloved St. Bernard, Mollie and many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

He was preceded in death by his sister, Tracy Troy, his grandparents and uncle, Tim Troy. 

A memorial celebration of Brian’s life will be held on Thursday, April 11, 2019 at 4 pm at Bannan Funeral Home, Alpena.  Visitation will be held on Thursday from 2-4 pm prior to the funeral service.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society.

Donations may be made to:

Huron Humane Society
3510 Woodward Avenue, Alpena MI 49707
Tel: 1-989-356-4794