Mr. Mervin "Merv" Warren Trinosky age 93 of Parsons, formerly of Gibson County, passed away Sunday, December 11, 2022, in Baptist Memorial Hospital in Huntingdon.
He was born March 16, 1929, in Gary, Indiana to the late Andrew Trinosky and Tressa Warren Trinosky. He was a World War II Veteran having served in the United States Navy. Mr. Trinosky played the trombone in the United States Navy Band. A talented musician, he not only played the trombone but the drums among others.
In 1973, he moved to West Tennessee. As an engineer, Mr. Trinosky owned and operated M & D Drafting and Design. He contracted work for Proctor and Gamble, Conagra, Florida Steel and Cupples J & J. Mr. Trinosky donated his talent and designed First United Pentecostal Church, now Harvest Church in Humboldt. Years ago, he was a reserve police officer with the Humboldt Police Department.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Joyce Ann Trinosky; three sons, Butch Trinosky, Terry Trinosky and David Trinosky; daughter, Patricia Trinosky Coffman as well as Harry Bruce, who Mr. Trinosky took in as a young man.
Survivors include his wife of eighteen years, Elizabeth Ann Trinosky of Parsons; Three daughters, Ramona Arnold of Gadsden, Sandra Cross of Big Sandy and Lona Trinosky of Trenton; three stepchildren who he loved like his own children, Carolyn Tate and husband Jimmy, Linda Dyer and David Jackson all of Parsons. Other survivors include thirty-six grandchildren, twenty-five great grandchildren and sixteen great-great grandchildren.
Serving as pallbearers are William Inman, IV, Ricky Thacker, Rodney Arnold, Jr., Jimmy Westmoreland, Charlie Trinosky, Chaz Coffman, Tyler Tate and Hunter Maness.
Funeral services to celebrate the life of Mr. Trinosky will be conducted Thursday, December 15, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. in the chapel of Medina Funeral Home with Pastor Seth Wilkerson officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery in Humboldt with United States Navy funeral honors. The Trinosky family will receive friends at Medina Funeral Home on Wednesday, December 14, 2022, from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and again on Thursday from 12:00 noon until the service hour.