Read more:Troy passed away after a long illness in Atlanta, Georgia with his wife by his side. Born in Tipton Oklahoma to James and Hazel Herriage. Troy grew up in Oakdale, Ca. attended Oakdale High School where he was instrumental in 3 straight VOL baseball championships and then was drafted out of High School to the Kansas City Athletics. After a long career as a Design Engineer he enjoyed a second career as a Bed and Breakfast owner, finally retiring and moving to Georgia.