Troy Dane Criswell was born in Tyler, Texas, September 28th, 1962, to Thomas Criswell and Brenda (Johnson) Criswell.\n\nAs a youngster, Troy attended school in Tyler and graduated from Tyler High School. He served as a sheriff's deputy in Tyler, Texas, for a while; and then, decided he preferred driving truck. At the time of his death, he worked as a transportation driver for Vista Outdoors, in Lewiston. He had worked for them for many years and made a wealth of friends there. In fact, he made friends everywhere he went; he did not know any strangers.\n\nTroy was a devoted supporter of the 2nd Amendment. His favorite hobby was practicing "Trigger Time" with anyone that wanted to join him - competition included of course. \nHe loved to play trombone, bass guitar and was an accomplished banjo player. As an enthusiastic Amateur Radio (HAM) operator, he achieved the Extra level license with the callsign KE7TC.\n\nAfter his stepdad, Reggy Crow, joined their family, Troy along with his brother, Brandon, continued to live in Tyler, Texas. As an adult, Troy followed his parents to the Clearwater Valley. Lewiston is where he called home from then, until his unexpected passing on on December 6th, 2022. He was 60 years old.\n\nTroy was predeceased in death by his father and mother. He is survived by his stepparents Reggy Crow and Jayme Watson, of Winona, Idaho; and his brother, Brandon Criswell of Burleson, Texas.\n\n73, Our Dear Friend. Signing off.