Question: What was Tabryn’s beginning?
Tabryn Le’Royce Armour was born at Parkview Hospital Randallia, Fort Wayne, Indiana on June 26, 2001 to parents Trinell Armour and Christopher Baker. Tabryn transitioned from this life on Saturday, June 19, 2021.
Question: What is the meaning of one of his names?
Trinell has personally named him “Prince Tabryn Love Le’Royce”. The meaning of “Royce” is son of the king.
Question: What was Tabryn’s journey?
Tabryn grew up in Fort Wayne, Indiana where he was surrounded by love from his mom, siblings, many family members, and friends. His mom believed in non-denominational fellowship which allowed Tabryn to enjoy multiple churches in the city. He enjoyed playing the organ and keyboard with his brother, TK, for the Wings of Deliverance Youth under the leadership of the late Bishop Jimmie Clark, Sr. and currently Elder Robert D. Clark. His music palette was mixed with all genres from Classical to Jazz to Gospel. Tabryn loved sports. He began basketball at Upward Basketball at Fellowship Missionary Church which he received the Most Christlike Award. Tabryn graduated from New Tech Academy, Fort Wayne, IN in 2019 where he played the saxophone, involved in track, football and basketball (Turner and Spiece). He continued his education at Indiana Tech, majoring in Sports Management. His career entitled positions in customer service and retail.
Question: What was Tabryn’s style and character?
Tabryn was a perfect gentleman. He respected and enjoyed the company of all generations. He loved dressing nice - even when he included gymshoes as part of the attire. His smile….contagious. His voice….calming. His famous remarks are “Fo’ Sho’!” and “Re-laaaaaaaax! Re-laaaaaaaax!”
Question: What would Tabryn do as a pastime?
Tabryn spent time mentoring the current high school students at New Tech and MBK. He loved playing basketball with his cousins and friends (They called him TSwinn, TRoy, or Tay). He could be named as the Number 1 fan of the Marvel Cinematic Universe! He also LOVED various movie theme songs. He volunteered at the Performance Art Center and enjoyed working as a crew member for his mom’s shows.
Question: Who will remain to keep Tabryn’s story alive?
Tabryn’s story will continue from the mouths and hearts of his parents, Trinell Armour and Christopher Baker, both of Fort Wayne, IN; his brother Tekhylon Armour; his sister, Trinity Kelsaw, both of Fort Wayne, IN; his siblings Deondre Ensley, Precious Jackson, Brianna Strader, Sequayah Baker, Arianna Carouthers, Bri’Asha Terry, Christopher Strader, NaTaji Jones, Christopher Jones, Charisma Thompson; his maternal grandmother Mary C. Armour, Fort Wayne, IN; his paternal grandmother, Cathy Helmes, Richmond, VA; his maternal great-grandmother, Ella M. Wilder, Fort Wayne, IN; his aunts and uncles Charlesethel Armour, Beverly Armour-Thomas, Meta (Marvin) Booker, Sheila (Pleas’) Anderson, Marilyn Armour, Ivy Armour; all of Fort Wayne, IN; his special uncles and aunts, Derek (Patricia) Reeves, Gor’Don (Carolyn) Martin, Albert (Tamarah) Brownlee, Alicia Pyles; his special mentor, Camell Esters; best friend, Maurice Govan; his special friend ToNyia Fitts; a host of great-aunts, great-uncles, cousins and friends.
Question: Whose shoulders did Tabryn stand on in his life?
These individuals are no longer with us but are never forgotten; his grandfather Earl Charles Armour; his uncle, Jonathan Lydell Baker; his great-grandparents Curley Wilder, Sr. and Willie Bruce and Elnora (Mills) Armour, his great-uncle William Hudson, his great-aunts, Bobbie Jean Hudson and Arnicia Farr.
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