He was born in Marietta, Dec. 19, 1984, son of Andrew and Athena (Tina) Strickland Trollinger, lived the early part of his life in Smyrna and was a graduate of Osborne High School. From 2004 to 2006 he served with the U.S. Army in Korea and later was engaged in construction work.
Surviving is his mother and step-father, Athena (Tina) and Glenn Johnson, Adairsville; son, Julian Brett Trollinger, Calhoun; brother, Jonathan Trollinger, Adairsville; father, Andrew Trollinger, Smyrna; grandparents, Bonnie and Henry Strickland, Shannon; uncle, Wayne Strickland, Sparta, Ky.; aunts, Shelley (Allen) Waldrop, Rex, Donna Kaufman, Acworth, and Mae (Kevin) Bryant, Shannon, along with a number of cousins.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday in Rush Chapel United Methodist Church with the pastor Rev. Larry Russell officiating. The family will receive friends at the church following the service.
Pallbearers are asked to meet at Rush Chapel United Methodist Church by 2:30 p.m. Sunday and include Wayne Strickland, Allen Waldrop, Dylan Bryant, Kevin Bryant and Parnick Jennings Sr.
The family may be reached at the home of the mother and stepfather, 317 Princeton Walk, Adairsville.
Please view the website www.goodshepherdfh.net to sign the online guest book and view a DVD of the life of John Wesley Trollinger.
Parnick Jennings Sr.'s Good Shepherd Funeral Home, the only funeral home in Georgia owned by the Parnick Jennings Family, 2750 Shorter Ave., Rome, GA 30165, dial 706-234-9622, has charge of the arrangements.