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GoonerKev
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PostSubject: Loss of a friend   Loss of a friend I_icon_minitimeFri Feb 21, 2020 4:40 am

Just to let you know that my childhood friend has past away after a short illness, he was a regular on the Forum and known as "Foxy", I bought his black Silverwing off him last year as his wife did not get on with being a passenger on it and preffered the 3 Goldwings he had. He will be sorely missed by us all in our Band and will be a vacant slot in our ride-outs from now on. I salute you old friend & Vet.
"Fair winds, calm sea's. Stand easy shipmate, your watch is done.

RIP Pete

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PostSubject: Re: Loss of a friend   Loss of a friend I_icon_minitimeFri Feb 21, 2020 7:12 am

So sorry to hear this.
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PostSubject: Re: Loss of a friend   Loss of a friend I_icon_minitimeFri Feb 21, 2020 2:38 pm

Thank you Glenn
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PostSubject: Re: Loss of a friend   Loss of a friend I_icon_minitimeFri Feb 21, 2020 4:57 pm

Sorry to hear the bad news Pete. That isn't the same fellow that used to be on the Steve Saunders Goldwing site, he went by the same handle and had a riding mate who he called Helen the Viking is it?
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PostSubject: Re: Loss of a friend   Loss of a friend I_icon_minitimeFri Feb 21, 2020 5:10 pm

Paul
Thank you, yes it was the very same man indeed. I spoke to Helen today and she has said that so many riders will be attending Pete's funeral.
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PostSubject: Re: Loss of a friend   Loss of a friend I_icon_minitimeFri Feb 21, 2020 5:21 pm

I'll miss Foxy too. We both spent time on the Steve Saunders Goldwing forum. We had a Saunder's Goldwing Forum rally in Calhoun Georgia around 2008 where he and Helen attended. There was a auction for a set of Goldwing rider's pegs that he and I battled over that I beat him on. I told him I had 1700 miles to ride home and needed them more than he did. When I got home I shipped them to him as a gift. We used to correspond a good bit back then.

Your news is shocking and unexpected, I'll really miss Foxy too.

Could you send me a contact address on the web so I could send my condolences to Helen? a private message here would be excellent.
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PostSubject: Re: Loss of a friend   Loss of a friend I_icon_minitimeFri Feb 21, 2020 5:32 pm

Hi Paul
That is amazing, he certainly knew a lot of people, I will send you Helens phone number in a PM.
He's now making them smile up there Wink
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PostSubject: Re: Loss of a friend   Loss of a friend I_icon_minitimeFri Feb 21, 2020 9:09 pm

So so sorry for such a loss. ~ Sounds like Pete was a great guy, a good friend, and well respected.

Those are always the hardest. . .

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PostSubject: Re: Loss of a friend   Loss of a friend I_icon_minitimeSat Feb 22, 2020 3:23 am

Osprey
Many thank for those kind words sir. He was all of those and more.
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PostSubject: Re: Loss of a friend   Loss of a friend I_icon_minitimeSat Feb 22, 2020 8:15 am

So sorry for your loss! It's very hard to lose a close friend like that. Please pass on my condolences to his family and friends.
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PostSubject: Re: Loss of a friend   Loss of a friend I_icon_minitimeSat Feb 22, 2020 9:01 am

I will, thank you Dale.
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