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Michael B. Tribbett

Feb 23, 1956 - Jun 28, 2019 (Age 63)

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All around good man, sorry we cannot be there for the service, will be thinking of Joy and the rest of his family

Joy, I didn't know Michael but I want to send my condolences and love don't really want to say all the cliche' things because none of that helps. I understand the feelings if you ever want to talk give me a call. Or send and E-mail

Our sympathy and prayers are with you all.
We know that Mike was an important part of your life and he will be greatly missed.
All our love,
Bruce and Kathy

Joy ,
Sending you my most sincere condolences. May he rest in peace.

I want to wish you all the best at this sad time! Mike is in a better place and he will be watching over all of you!
I did not know him but I know Kalli and I know she thought highly of him.
Bless each and everyone of you! ❤

My thoughts and prayers are with you Joy and family. May God give you comfort, guidance, peace, and strength to make it through this difficult time . Share and cherish your Memories ❤, laugher, tears, and faith. My deepest condolences. Love you

Joy, Kyle, Neil and Mallory,
So sorry for your tremendous loss. Please know Jim and I continue to lift you up in prayer, and well be with you in thought and prayers for the service.


Michael's Obituary

Michael B. Tribbett, 63, of Lafayette, passed away on Friday, June 28, 2019 at Franciscan Health St. Elizabeth East.  He was born February 23, 1956, in Roseville, CA, to the late Raymond and Mary “Pat”  Russell Tribbett.  Mike graduated from Lafayette Jefferson High School and Ferris State College.  His marriage was to Joy (Simpson) in October 1979. She survives.  Mike was a Firefighter with the Lafayette Fire Department for 34 years and retired in 2016.“Trib”as he was known or Capt.Trib was so proud to be a Lafayette Firefighter. He put his heart and soul into that job and wished he could have done it forever.  He was a huge Cubs fan and seeing them win the World Series was a dream come true. He loved spending time with his grandchildren and enjoyed doing all that fun grandpa (PeePaw) stuff…riding on his mower, fishing, golfing and watching other sports on tv. They brought him great joy and always brought a smile to his face.Surviving with Joy are their children Kyle J. (Stephanie) Tribbett, Neil A. (Kalli ) Tribbett, Mallary F. (Westley) Wyant all of Lafayette, grandchildren Adria, Nolan, Jonathan, Maehley and Wrigley. Also surviving is his sister Patsy R. (Ralph) Miller of Lafayette and many nieces and nephews.A memorial service will be Saturday August 10, 2019 at St John’s Episcopal Church 600 Ferry St Lafayette, IN. Visiting starts at 10:30am, service will start at 11:00am. Lafayette Fire Department’s Last Alarm will follow the service.

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