Roy Elwood Tribbey

Updated: Fri 8:58 AM, Sep 28, 2012
Jan. 3, 1925 - Sept. 23, 2012

Roy Elwood Tribbey, 87 of Hearne, passed from this life on September 23, 2012.

A memorial service will be held in Roy's honor on Saturday, October 13, at Coulter Field. Roy had been a flight instructor for the U.S. Air Force and a crop duster for Putz Aeral Service, as well as a manager at Coulter Field from 1967-1990. He also built hangers at Hearne Airport and at Coulter Field.

Roy is preceded in death by parents, Ralph & Jennie Tribbey; one brother, Dale Tribbey; son, James Tribbey and wife, Joan Tribbey.

He is survived by his son, Dean Tribbey and wife, Donna; granddaughter, Tiffany Tribbey; two sisters, Lois and Faith in Wisconsin; one sister, Ruth in Oklahoma; one brother, Glenn in Michigan and his ex-wife, Marilyn Koehler.

For more information about the memorial service contact Robert Barber at 775-7313.

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