Michael James Tolbert
Michael Tolbert was born April 22, 1960 in Galveston, Texas to the late Edna Matilda “Tilly” Owens.
He was a graduate of Ball High Class of 1979. He worked as a foreman for the City of Galveston for over 26 years and retired in 2016. He was a member of Queen of Peace Catholic Church in La Marque, Texas.
He enjoyed spending time with his family, riding his motorcycle, and living life to the fullest. He will always be remembered for his outgoing personality, super-contagious laugh, and million-dollar smile.
He entered into eternal rest on Saturday, January 28, 2017. He is proceeded in death by his mother, Edna Matilda “Tilly” Owens; grandmother, Isabelle “ Momma Honey” Roche.
He leaves to cherish his memories, his devoted and loving wife of 36 years, Evonne Tolbert, Step-Daughter, Deatra Josiah (David); four sons, Michael McMurrin (Jazzlyn); Tobias Bolden, Ronald Tolbert, Christopher Tolbert (Keyana); one sister, Victoria Tolbert; five brothers; Ronald Tolbert (Kathy); Keith Tolbert; Pierre Owens, Sr. (Gail); Darrell Owens (Pam); Andre Owens (Erika); nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren ; and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.