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Troy Gentry (born Troy “T-Roy” Gentry in Lexington, Kentucky on April 5, 1967) was one-half of the country duo, Montgomery Gentry, with Eddie Montgomery. They guys first started perfomrning in the ’90s with bands, Early Tymz and Young Country, both with Eddie’s brother, John Michael Montgomery. Eddie and Troy signed with Columbia Records’ Nashville division in 1999. Troy passed away in a helicopter crash on Sept. 8, 2017 at age 50.
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Troy Gentry is best known for being one half of Montgomery Gentry.
Troy Gentry married Kia Gentry and they had a daughter, Taylor, together. He then married Angie, who he was with until his death, in 1999. They had a daughter, as well, Kaylee together.
Troy Gentry and wife Angie were both huge supporters of the Make-A-Wish foundation as well as a “Check Your Headlights” fundraiser to encourage women to get checked for breast cancer; Angie had and beat cancer.