Brighton- Michael J. Wooldridge, 44, formerly of Brighton died unexpectedly on July 8th, 2014 in rural Madison County. He was born on February 19th, 1970 in Alton, Illinois to the late Jerome D. and Carolyn S. (McGuire) Wooldridge-Trammel of Brighton.
Mike spent over 20 years in law enforcement recently retiring from the Edwardsville Police Department. He enjoyed spending time outdoors camping and hunting with his son Jeff and nephews Jacob and Adam.
Also surviving him are one son, Jeffrey Wooldridge of Macomb, Illinois; two brothers and a sister in law, Tim and Rozanna Wooldridge of Rushville, Illinois and Chris Wooldridge of Brighton; one sister, Joy Wooldridge of Brighton. Also survived by several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his dad, and son Nicholas.
Visitation will take place from 9am until time of service at 11am on Friday, July 11 2014 at St. Paul United Methodist Church in Brighton.
The Reverends Amy and Mike Rayson will officiate.
Burial will take place at Brighton Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to The Backstoppers.