Posted by Michael McEvoy on March 27, 2021
Took some time before I could write this. Trev, you were a kind, caring, funny, intelligent, generous and thoughtful human being. Your love for Sarah and your lovely family was so evident and I know you were so proud of all of them. I have great memories of our short time together in 12 Regt, the start of a friendship that I will always cherish. Our time in the UAE cemented what everyone has echoed, I got to know the real Trev and you became a close friend who I could trust implicitly. The help you and Sarah gave Paula and I when the Twins were born will always stay with us, nothing was too much trouble. The alcohol induced capers are too many to list here but I'm smiling now at the memories, how did we get away with it? Your bizarre and quirky sense of humour was infectious and we belly laughed regularly. I will miss you and our times together but I'll always remember my great friend Trev. Our thoughts are with you all at this very sad time. Rest in Peace. X
Posted by Paul (Jacko) Jacques on March 23, 2021
Deeply saddened to hear of Trev’s passing. We lost touch over the years as our paths went in different directions but I warmly remember our social times in Dortmund, as recruit instructors at Larkhill and on GCC 14 together; Mate, because of you I smiled a lot more and I laughed a lot harder; True Gentlemen – see you at the Final RV mate.

Posted by Nigel Chimiczewski on March 17, 2021
Its aways hard to find words when great sadness is involved. Yvonne and I have only known Trev and Sarah for a decade, but in that time we got to know Trevor well and considered him a friend. Trevor was a kind warm human being with a heart of gold. We will miss his smile and compassion. Gone but never forgotten, taken too soon. He lives on in our memories.
Posted by Shaz Whitehead on March 15, 2021
I have tried numerous times to write a tribute but just did not seem to find any words fitting enough, but here goes.
To Us, a definition of true friends is that is does not matter how long it’s been since we last saw each other, but how we are when we do get together. And this has always been the case with us! Trev was the biggest gentleman with the biggest sense of humour who always looked on the brighter side of life.
I personally felt so privileged to feel so much pain with your passing, the like of which you just do not feel unless that person is very special. And Trev, you were one of the most special people we have ever had the pleasure to call our friend.
You have left a huge hole in the lives of everyone around you and to say you will be missed is a great understatement.
Only one thing I will never ever understand about you Trev......................bananas on a BBQ ? Wrong! So very wrong! 
Good night, god bless friend. Always. The Northerners
Posted by Elaine Inman on March 15, 2021
We are deeply saddened to hear the news of Trevors passing. Me and Barry had the great pleasure of meeting Trevor some 12 years ago while on holiday in Dubai. Over the years while holidaying, meeting up with Trevor and Sarah was a annual event. We have lovely memories that we will treasure forever. Golf, meals and drinks out, races nights. Trevor was such a gentleman and fun to be around. It was a pleasure knowing you. RIP Trevor. Elaine and Barry. X
Posted by Jan Burgess on March 15, 2021
How privileged were we to have known such a true gentleman.  We had many wonderful times in Dubai and are still in shock at your passing.
Cheers to you cobber
Posted by Shane Greene on March 14, 2021
I only met Trevor 6 years ago when we both started working for the same company. One of life's true gentleman - honest, caring and good fun to be around. So dreadful for Trevor, Sarah and the family that he has been taken so early. God speed Trevor, it was an absolute pleasure knowing you. 
Posted by Alan Dickson on March 14, 2021
I first met Trev at the RSA some 20 years ago and our paths led us working together for the same firm in the UAE. He was my one stop call for chat and loved to put the world to rights. He always made me smile with his dry wit humour, he was a true gent, and a great friend.

I remember a year ago when he said, ‘well mate, give us a hug, look after yourself, and see you in Blighty’, and with a man hug we said our farewells. I know he loved Sarah and the family so much and will leave a huge hole in the lives of so many. As a personal friend he will be sorely missed.

Taken too soon mate but never forgotten.
Posted by James Wilto on March 14, 2021
RIP peace digger and you’ll be always missed. All of us at work couldn’t believe the terrible news and are saddened by you passing. We’ll remember the many wets / brews / coffee’s we shared together as we tried to solve the SAT riddle and training conundrum poised by are unique position in the UAE. Our thoughts are with your family.
Posted by Simon Keyland on March 13, 2021
Trev and I first met in 1995 when we were instructors and mentors at recruit training. From very different military background, what developed was a fantastic friendship. He was a thoughtful yet happy go lucky character. He had a great sense of humour, which was dry and clever.

A short ditty – One fine morning I asked a recruit to nip over to the NAAFI for 20 Benson and Hedges for the Troop Commander. “What if they haven’t got Benson and Hedges,” said the recruit. “Just get anything you idiot,” Trev hollered. The young recruit came back with boot polish.

Trev was a good friend and a talented colleague. He will be very much missed.

See you at the final RV, my friend. UWC.
Posted by Lisa and Simon May on March 13, 2021
We had the pleasure of meeting Trev on a holiday to Dubai with mutual friends, on first meeting at the airport he was warm friendly and every so welcoming, he showed us the most amazing places and restaurants and welcomed us into his home, we encountered many laughs and giggles , I will never forget walking beside him in a shopping mall him telling me how much he loved shopping ( not the thing you would normally hear a man say ) , he was such a top bloke and impacted our lives. Our holiday in Dubai would never had been as fantastic without him and Sarah. Simon thought he was a top bloke. We all met again at Sarah’s 50th back in U.K. and again he made sure we all felt relaxed and had a good time. We have been privileged to meet such an adorable man. Taken far too soon . Will be sadly missed by so many.
Posted by Cheryl Lovett on March 12, 2021
We don’t meet people by accident, they are meant to cross our paths for a reason. We are so glad you crossed ours Trev . We had some fun!
You will be forever in hearts.
Cheryl, Jeff and Madison xxx
Posted by Steve Jones on March 12, 2021
So sad to hear of your passing Trev, you were always there for anyone who needed advice and a great role model. Thanks for the great memories buddy. RIP
Posted by Eidha Al Breiki on March 12, 2021
Wherever a beautiful soul has been, there is a trail of beautiful memories. Rest in peace Trevor.
Posted by Stephen Dalton on March 12, 2021
R.I.P Trev. Saddened to hear of your passing. Although it was many years ago we served together, I can still remember that happy, funny warm hearted man you were. Warmest thoughts to your family. xx
Posted by Llewellyn Gudgeon on March 11, 2021
I remember when I was in the same Sub as Trev with Norman Lindsay & Mark Canter with Tracked Rapier. Great Times.
You will be surely missed.
Posted by Kenton Clarke on March 11, 2021
So sad to hear of your passing mate.
Will be sadly missed by all who knew and served with him.
Gone but never forgotten. Ubique.
Posted by Carolyn Firman on March 11, 2021
Trev, what can I say about this man that hasn’t already been said before, your love for your family & for life shows no bounds. You always had a smile on your face, the love for your family, Sarah, Stevie, Shane & Becky & your two beautiful grandchildren just shone out of you. You will always have a special place in my heart along with some fabulous memories... gone but never forgotten, safe journey over that rainbow Trev xxx heartfelt condolences Sarah & family your precious memories will stay in your heart always xx
Posted by Mike Stafford on March 11, 2021
Good times when we were young men. Cheers for the laughs.
Posted by john eccles on March 11, 2021
So sad to hear of your passing my auld mate.
I Remember Scunny High street and an amazing handbrake 180 between two parked cars, you dived out got a tenner from the ATM .
You jumped back in saying “that went well”
Gone but never forgotten. Ubique.
Posted by Becki Webb on March 11, 2021
To Trev.. It still feels so surreal that you are no longer here or at the end of the phone.
We always looked forward to Sarah coming home from Dubai and for you to follow with your big smile and witty humour, excited to see all the family and grandchildren and ready to make more great memories all together.

There’s so many amazing times I have had with you and the family since meeting Shane - holidays, experiences, trips to Dubai, our joint dislike for big rides at theme parks, the times you have taught me about culture and world facts, and your guidance to me and Shane about general things and various house/ garden jobs which we were so excited to share with you- mainly Vinnie’s play area which you were excited to help Shane with.

There were so many more memories still to be made and it still feels so unfair that you were taken far to soon. I couldn’t have asked for a better father in law.. so humble, kind, knowledgeable and with a heart of gold.
I will make sure that Vinnie knows his Gramps and the memory of you will always live on.

You will be sorely missed forever, sleep easy Trev- till we meet again xxxxxxx
Posted by Rob Allen on March 11, 2021
I can't believe you have left us so young. I will always remember when you bought your red Series 3 BMW. Your pride and joy. You then spoilt it and bought a plastic M and said it was a BMW M series. God bless you and condolences to you family.
Posted by Ken Ross on March 11, 2021
Trevor used to be in the driving school in Dortmund. I always remember him saying he would not let the student loose on the Rd with a pedal car let alone a tracked vehicle. Brilliant guy to work with always brought a smile to all who knew him.
Posted by harold floyd on March 11, 2021
Taken from us far too soon. As a person you always stood out for good reasons. I remember on an exercise where Trev did a stag during the night while we were in a harbour. He was a Detachment commander at the time and they traditionally didnt do stag. I asked why he had done that. He said if my guys are doing it I should do it as well. Allways selfless and a kind guy. Even though I have not seen him for 17 years, I know if I saw him again it would have been as though it was only yesterday we saw each other.
Posted by Andrew Tunstall on March 11, 2021
Trev I had some good times with you driving back from Germany to the UK . Chatting putting the world to rights. Also the red patent leather shoes you would wear. Top man.
Posted by Michelle Norman on March 10, 2021

What a kind, funny and generous man you were. Anytime I saw you you were always friendly & chatty, always made an effort to ask how we were.

I know how much you meant to Sarah, Stevie & Shane and the rest of the family and I’m heartbroken for them that you were taken so soon.

Please know I will be here for them in any way I can, things won’t be the same for them that’s for sure.

Keep watching over everyone Trev, especially those gorgeous grand babies of yours. You will be dearly missed.

Give my little boy a kiss up there, tell him I love him and if you don’t mind keep a little eye on him.

Rest in peace
All my love
Mich xxx
Posted by Mick Allton on March 10, 2021
Invited me home to stay at his parents on leave we had a great week. Sums Trev up big hearted time for everyone. Worlds a darker place without you.
Posted by Stevie Webb on March 10, 2021

One of my most favourite people in the whole wide world. I still can’t believe you are gone and we will never see you again . Life is just so cruel and I hate that it took you so soon we had so many plans and so many more memories to make.

The day you came into our lives was the best day ever you made mum so happy and we’re the best father figure I could have ever asked for. You took us in like we were your ow, You have guided me through life and saved me when I got sick . You helped me become who I am today and I will be eternally grateful for that. You also made it possible for me to follow my dreams of becoming a midwife, I promise I will finish this degree and make you proud.

I will treasure all the holidays, times and special memories we have. You meant the world to me and I honestly don’t know what I am going to do without you. I promise I’ll look after mum and shane as best I can.

I am so proud I got to give you your first grandchild, you we’re Hermiones most favourite person she loved her Gramps so much and she will miss you. I will always talk about you to her and keep your memory alive everyday . ❤️ I’m gutted you won’t get to see her grow and be cheeky I know how much you adored her.

I have so many amazing memories with you that I will treasure forever. You will always be in my heart forever.

Goodnight Trevieee, we will miss you more than words can ever say,

We love you so much... until we meet again

Stevie & Hermione xxxx
Posted by Kelly Lidbetter on March 10, 2021
Dear Trev,
When I think of you I think of a family man, hard working, generous and lots of fun!

We met many years ago when you married Sarah, my best friend Stevie’s mum. You made the family whole again and provided a support like no other.

Ricky and I were privileged to have you and Sarah back in the UK to join us for our wedding in 2012. What fun it was!

You were the most amazing host when Ricky and I visited Dubai in 2014. You and Sarah welcomed us into your home and showed us what the UAE had to offer! We had an incredible holiday, one we will never forget and that was down to you. We will be forever grateful for that week we spent we you guys.

I’m so very sorry you left the world so early and that we will never have another drink all together. But know that we are here for Sarah, Stevie and the rest of the family.

RIP Trev, gone but never forgotten. xxx

Kelly & Ricky Lidbetter.
Posted by Cliff Nolan on March 10, 2021
Gutted to hear this news, as fellow Bombardiers in Plassey I always came away with a smile on my face and giggling as you was just a funny man. Never had a bad word to say about anyone and was respected by everyone regardless of rank or status. Sincere condolences to Sarah, Family and friends. RiP good friend the World is a lesser place without you xxx
Posted by Yaz Eastwood on March 10, 2021
Sadly missed along life's way,
quietly remembered every day
No longer in our life to share,
but in our hearts, you're always there.

A true gentleman who will be sorely missed.

Thinking of you Sarah and family xxx
Posted by Mark Canter on March 10, 2021
RIP Trev, we had some good times, I can't believe you have passed. I remember going up to Newton Aycliffe when I first rejoined the regiment. We had a really great night, but the next day you borrowed my brand new BMW 320i and crashed it into a mini on a roundabout. We did laugh, not... You sorted it out with no bother to me.
When I was 9 Bty senior living in NCO, you were crap as a L/Bdr because you loved your pit. However you always produced the goods when required.
RIP my friend.
See you in the Bty Bar someday.
Posted by Andy Wright on March 10, 2021
Trev was always quick to give advice on life based on his own humble experiences great man  Condolences and thoughts to all his family. 
Posted by Phil Ellson on March 10, 2021
So many good memories of Trev, as young Gunners together. Getting me in trouble on our Leadership course with his dolphin impression. Always had a smile on his face and could turn even the most serious moments upside-down with his wicked sense of humour. Deeply shocked at hearing about your passing.
My deepest condolences to your family at this difficult time.
See you on the other side Brother, UBIQUE
Posted by Lynsay Kingswell on March 10, 2021

We are still in shock and cannot believe you have gone. We have some lovely memories to treasure but would of loved some more .

Sleep tight and RIP.
Lynsay, Ian, Jack and Max xxxx
Posted by Dai Ransom on March 10, 2021
Really gutted by this news. I have known Trev all the way through from when he came through Junior Leaders, KAPE Tour on GCC and 12 Regiment. Great company always managed to make you belly laugh.  My thoughts arecwith his family and loved ones xxx
Posted by Perry Mason on March 10, 2021
Such a shocking loss, it was a pleasure to serve with you. Stand Easy Trev, sincere condolences to your family. See You At The Re Org UBIQUE
Posted by Chas Calman on March 10, 2021
Rest in Peace Trevor. My sincere condolences to his family.
Posted by Steve Billington on March 10, 2021
Condolences to all the family at this sad time, it was a privilege to have known Trev as we served in 12 Regiment for many years until our career paths changed. Trev will be sorely missed by all his Regimental Family as he was a character of extreme humour and brought smiles to all who new him.. R.I.P Trev.. UBIQUE
Posted by Mel Mason on March 10, 2021
Dear Trev, such a shock and so sad, taken to soon. Can't believe you are gone. sending love to all of your family, I will always be here for Sarah and the kids.
Fly high Trevy, till we meet again xx 
Posted by Aziz Salem on March 10, 2021
I still can not believe that you are no longer with us, but still in our hearts. We always had a good laugh and drinks, dinners and Xmas lunches together. I am sure you are in a better place now. Rest In Peace my friend.
Posted by Kev Fry on March 10, 2021
Hey Mate, how sad is this, you are way to young to leave us. I know you will have a special please set aside for you where you can watch over your family. We only had the odd text since we all went our own ways but I will always remember with a happy heart the fun we all had, what a team.

Posted by Les Leithes on March 10, 2021
It's that call, that text you hope you never have to take, that message that resonates and finds you struggling to come to terms with the news of the loss of a dear friend.

Liz and I were privileged to be called you and Sarah's friends, we will as always continue to support your family in your absence.

Trev you will never be forgotten and it will be a while before I come to terms with your passing.  

Farewell my friend, you will be missed.

P.S...can I have your trainers?
Posted by Ian Firman on March 10, 2021
Trev, still can’t believe your no longer with us mate. You were an absolutely down to earth diamond Geezer of the highest order. Always smiling, laughing and taking life as it comes. I will cherish the many fantastic memories we shared, GCC 14, Xmas/New Year 97 nights out in the Toon, and of course the great times in the UAE. Sarah and family I’m really sorry. He’ll be a huge miss, but stay strong and celebrate the fabulous times you had.

Going to miss you x

Rest in Peace Trev, until I meet you again in the Bty Bar up there. Your round.
Posted by Pete Bailey on March 10, 2021
Trevor, my old mucker I can't believe it and shocked at the news of your passing. Sorry I've only recently found out. My heartfelt and deepest sympathy to Sarah and the family and your gang in the North East. It doesn't feel real. I had some brilliant times with you whilst serving and I will always remember and cherish them.

Sorry I didn't keep in touch as much as I should have done.

Rest in Peace Trev.

Be strong Sarah and family

Always in my thoughts

Pete Bailey

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