Eddie Montgomery has been fairly quiet since his partner, Troy Gentry, died in September. Gentry died here in New Jersey due to mechanical issues during a helicopter ride. When the helicopter crashed, the pilot, James Evan Robinson, died on impact while Gentry was rushed to the hospital where he passed shortly after. Gentry left behind his wife, Angie, and two daughters, Kaylee and Taylor. “It was a horrific day; my world changed as much as the band did. It’s something that you never get over.