Troy Duane Tribby passed away suddenly Sunday, November 4, 2012. He was 48. Services will be held at a later date.

He was born November 5, 1963 to Linda and Dennis Tribby in Portland. He was raised in Sandy and The Dalles.

After high school, Troy attended Central Texas University where he earned certificates of completion in Computer Technology as well as Business Management. He also became a first class personal trainer. He trained in Aikido and was working toward his Sho-don. Troy was a small business owner and also worked as a commercial truck driver and general contractor working in various Central Oregon cities.

Troy married Andrea Carr in Reno, Nev. September 18, 2010. They made their home in Ashland, Ore. where Troy continued his training in Aikido.

Troy's hobbies included Aikido, meditation, spiritual healing, Native American Flute, outdoor activities including riding ATVs and motorcycles, personal training, and riding endurance horses. He was a member of the National Federation of Personal Trainers (NFPT).

Survivors include his wife, Andrea of Ashland; parents, Dennis and Linda Tribby of Fort Rock, Ore.; and a son, Thomas Fristed of Madras, Ore.

The family requests donations be made to the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma Education Department, PO Box 1326, Miami, OK 74355.