Gene Watson’s Peers within the country music industry believe in the sheer talent of this unassuming man from east Texas, so much so that Gene is regarded by many of them as ‘the singer’s singer’ – and rightly so!
All of Gene Watson’s Peers, who were contacted during 2010, were most gracious with their time and words.
It is here, within this special part of The Gene Watson Fan Site, that you have an opportunity to read a quote from Robb Tripp, which he submitted to this site on Tuesday 2 February 2010.
Sean Brady would like to take this opportunity to say ‘thank you’ to Robb Tripp who made a special contribution to this unique part of this online ‘celebration of a Lone Star Hero’.
This quote was submitted on Tuesday 2 February 2010.
‘I truly believe that Gene Watson is one of the greatest country voices of all time.
He sings with feeling that you don’t hear anymore.
It was truly an awesome honour to play drums on Gene’s new project’
Thank you, Robb Tripp, for your support of Gene Watson.
About Robb Tripp…
Robb Tripp was born Robert LaVerne Tripp Jr. on Saturday 19 December 1964 and resided in Gallatin, Tennessee.
Robb Tripp was raised in front of a worldwide audience through Christian television, who witnessed his giftings from a young age. Robb Tripp began playing drums for his Dad on the road at the age of 12 to eventually have a 30-year career as a producer and drummer in Nashville. Robb Tripp’s brilliant musical genius and vocal ability was truly a gift from God.
Robb Tripp was a Grammy Award-winning producer, and produced countless gospel projects touching countless lives through his anointed music.
Robb Tripp was the Founder and Pastor of The Fire Place Fellowship for eighteen years, where his passion for souls was displayed. Robb Tripp and his wife, Shanda, have sown in local Foster Care children, care for orphans monthly, and gave thousands to worldwide missions.
Robb Tripp loved to travel and did so for the gospel’s sake until his final journey. Robb Tripp was faithful to his Call and finished his race and kept the Faith.
Robb Tripp will be deeply missed by those who loved him.
On Tuesday 7 December 2021, Robb Tripp passed away.
Gathering of Friends took place on Friday 10 December 2021 between 10:00am and 11:30am at Cornerstone Church Nashville, 726 West Old Hickory Boulevard., Madison, Tennessee.
A Celebration of Life Service took place on Friday 10 December 2021 at 12:00 midday with Pastors, Kent Christmas, Carl Morris and Greg DeVries officiating.
Interment followed the service at Hendersonville Memory Gardens with David Cisco, Rob Watts, Padrion Scott, Jim Wilburn, Mike Madden, Russ Murphy, Dirk Johnson, John Alden, Matt Butler and Olan Witt serving as pallbearers.
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