Michael Allen Stroh, March 19, 1971~August 16, 2014
Michael was born on March 19, 1971 in Fayetteville, AR.
He attended Northwest Arkansas Community College and is a graduate of the White River School of Massage. Michael held a state license as a massage therapist in Arkansas and Florida and was nationally certified. Michael’s career started as a massage therapist for the University of Arkansas Track Team. He later moved to Florida to dedicate himself to Olympic track and field athletes in training. He traveled with many athletes to many meets in foreign countries. Tyson Gay (Olympic runner) was a special friend and a long and loyal client.
Michael was dedicated and conscientious in all endeavors and compassionate about everyone he met. He lived to help others and always had an effervescent and infectious smile on his face. His commitment to his clients was, “I’m available 24/7 as you need me”.
Michael is survived by his mother, Laurie Barker and husband Norm; father, Roger Stroh and wife Dale; sister, Debbie “BB” Wethers and husband Barry; nephew, Taylor Wethers; uncle; Dennis Stroh and spouse Lauren; son, and joy of his life of 1 ½ years, Mayson Lee Stroh; mother of Mayson, Korene Hines; step-uncle Rick Owen and step-sister Jodi Stroh.
He was dearly loved and will be soulfully missed. Michael’s wish was to be cremated and buried next to his maternal grandmother.
Memorial and burial services for the family and close friends will be held at 10:00 A.M on Saturday, August 23, 2014 at Fairview Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Fayetteville.
In lieu of flowers or gifts, consider making a donation to Arvest Bank, c/o Mayson Lee Stroh, 2389 N. College Ave., Fayetteville, AR. 72703.
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