Obituaries for Nazareth

Private First Class Trey Taylor Robb-April 20, 2011

Tuesday, April 26th, 2011

Private First Class Trey Taylor Robb, 25, of Nazareth died Wednesday, April 20, 2011 in North Carolina.

Services will be at 2 p.m. on Wednesday at Hillside Christian Church Chapel in Amarillo with Rusty Gray, pastor of Tulia Christian Church officiating.  Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.

Trey was born October 3, 1985, in Dimmitt to Larry Robb and Tammy McLain.

Trey grew up in Nazareth and graduated from Nazareth High School where he played football and basketball and ran track and cross-country. Upon graduation, he moved to Lubbock where he discovered an interest in and talent for ballroom dancing.  He later moved to Amarillo, where he opened his own dance studio with his dance partner, DaLena Gardner, whom he married July 9, 2010.

Trey joined the army in the summer of 2009. After basic training at Fort Sill, he did advanced Combat Medic training, Airborne School, and went through an intensive selection process for Special Operations. He set several records along the way and was through the training pipeline quicker than any medic in the past 13 years.

Trey is survived by his wife, DaLena; his mother, Tammy and her husband Bud McLain; his father, Larry and his wife Cyrilla Robb; grandfather, Ted Robb and his wife Margaret; grandmother, Jean Robb; grandparents, Gene and Bennie Ross; five brothers, Trinity, Landon and Brady Robb and Cameron and Matty McLain; and one sister, Whitney Braddock.

The family suggests memorials be made to the Army Emergency Relief Efforts (www.aerhq.org/donations.asp).

The family will receive friends from 6-7 Tuesday’s evening at the funeral home.