Michael Richard Trinkle, age 67, of Bluff City, Tenn., passed away on Friday, February 19, 2021 at Holston Valley Medical Center. He was born July 10, 1953 in Bristol, Tenn. and was a lifelong resident of the Bristol area. Michael was preceded in death by his father, Claude Richard Trinkle; and son, Richard Trinkle.

Survivors include his mother, Betty G. Trinkle; and siblings, Claude David Trinkle, Eddie Lee Trinkle, and Debbie Smart.

A memorial service will be held 1:00 pm Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at Ryder Memorial Presbyterian Church with Rev. Garry Cole officiating.