November 16, 1962 ~ May 15, 2023
Born in: Indianapolis, IN
Resided in: Indianapolis, IN
Michael David Trulock (Spike), 60, passed away on May 15, 2023. He was born November 16, 1962, in Indianapolis, IN, to James Trulock and to the late Judith (Mosby) Bretney. Michael lived a large part of his life in the Irvington community. He cherished his family home on Oak Avenue, passed down from his beloved grandmother Henrietta (Zink) Mosby when she passed away in 1997.
Michael had several passions in his life, one being music. His friends often called him a human jukebox. He loved to play the guitar and sing. He spent many years performing at local venues around Indianapolis. Michael was well respected among his performing peers and friends. A second passion was gardening; he spent much of his free time enjoying his backyard. He loved to plant flowers and watch them grow and bloom. Tulips and Lilies were some of his favorites. A third passion was baseball. Thus,
resulting in the nickname Spike. Michael also had a great sense of humor and enjoyed telling jokes and making people smile. Above all, Michael’s most important thing in his life was his daughter, Carly Ann Trulock. She was the light of his life.
He is preceded in death by his grandmother, Henrietta Mosby; his mother, Judy Bretney; and his brother, Robbie Trulock.
Michael is survived by his daughter, Carly Ann Trulock; his first wife, Dawna Trulock; his second wife, Susan Trulock; his father, James Trulock; his stepmother, Jan Gildner; his brother, Jimmy Trulock; his nephew, Kyle Trulock; and niece, Korrie Trulock.
Visitation will be from 11am to 12pm on Friday, May 26, 2023, at Legacy Cremation & Funeral Services, 5215 N. Shadeland Avenue, with a service to start at 12pm. Graveside services will be private. Michael’s final resting place is Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, IN.
May each of you find courage to face tomorrow as you rest in the knowledge that we truly care about each of your needs and that we will be here to walk beside you in your journey of grief.
The staff of Legacy Cremation & Funeral Services
May you find strength in this time of sorrow.
Mike and Donna Woodson
Oh Mike I loved listening to u play at zanies always fun to be around loved by many we always thought it was funny we share the same birthday I’ve known Mike for a long time never a dull moment may u rest in peace 🙏
Jim and Jan my thoughts and prayers are with you and are with all those who loved Michael. May he rest in peace … 🙂 <3
“What we once have enjoyed deeply , we can never lose”
Our thoughts are with the family. Remember the happy times.
Jan and Jim – I just learned of this today. I am so very sorry for your loss. May the good memories you have with Michael bring you peace. Love, Susie