The RIP thread

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Re: The RIP thread

Postby burrrton » Sun Aug 20, 2017 1:22 pm

Dick Gregory was great. RIP.
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Re: The RIP thread

Postby Old but Slow » Sun Aug 20, 2017 4:07 pm

A bad time for comics, it seems. RIP Dick and Jerry, two very different folks.
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Re: The RIP thread

Postby c_hawkbob » Sun Sep 03, 2017 1:50 pm

Oh man this one hurts; Walter Becker, Steely Dan Guitarist, Dies at 67

RIP Walter, your music has had a great effect on my life ... I miss you already.
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Re: The RIP thread

Postby Largent80 » Sun Sep 03, 2017 4:06 pm

Dang, this year sucks.
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Re: The RIP thread

Postby Hawk Sista » Sun Sep 03, 2017 7:39 pm

Love Steely Dan. RIP, indeed.
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Re: The RIP thread

Postby Feez » Mon Sep 04, 2017 9:11 am

no to seem uncaring about the people who have been posted but thank god when I first saw this I thought it would have the names/handles of members who passed on.
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Re: The RIP thread

Postby Largent80 » Mon Oct 02, 2017 1:15 pm

RIP Tom Petty. I really enjoyed his music and play some in my band. Sad day.

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/tom-petty- ... ead-at-66/
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Re: The RIP thread

Postby c_hawkbob » Mon Oct 02, 2017 1:57 pm

Largent80 wrote:RIP Tom Petty. I really enjoyed his music and play some in my band. Sad day.

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/tom-petty- ... ead-at-66/


Damn.

I'd read that he'd been rushed to the hospital under full cardiac arrest but I hoped he'd pull through ...

RIP Tom.
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Re: The RIP thread

Postby Largent80 » Mon Oct 02, 2017 2:56 pm

This is devastating for me, as he was one of my favorite artists and his music was part of my rock climbing trips (I wont back down, Free Fallin) to mention a couple. My band covers a few of his tunes. CRAP. Ima not doin good.
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Re: The RIP thread

Postby Aseahawkfan » Mon Oct 02, 2017 4:26 pm

Damn. Another artist from my youth. RIP Tom Petty. Enjoyed your music while growing up.
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Re: The RIP thread

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Re: The RIP thread

Postby Seahawks4Ever » Sun Nov 19, 2017 1:09 am

RIP Malcolm Young; Co-founder and creative force behind ACDC. WE SALUTE YOU RIPPER!!!

Edit; Yeah, TP hit me pretty hard too. Him and his band the Heartbreakers made it big right as I came of age, I don't know how I would have got through high school without their songs, they really sang what we were feeling. I will NEVER forget the first time I heard Refuge' on the radio. I remember saying WHO IS that?? MAN! That was a GREAT SONG. I ran right out and bought Damn the Torpedoes, then I discovered their first LP.

Memories, memories, memories Thanx Tom, btw, I STILL can't find that cherry I lost...
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Re: The RIP thread

Postby idhawkman » Wed Nov 22, 2017 6:35 am

RIP David Cassidy from the Partridge family. I remember watching a few of their shows back in the early 70's.

RIP Della Reece - she went a day or two ago.
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Re: The RIP thread

Postby RiverDog » Wed Nov 22, 2017 7:58 am

Charles Manson, dead at 83. And to think that us taxpayers gave that POS free room and board for nearly 50 years.
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Re: The RIP thread

Postby idhawkman » Fri Nov 24, 2017 11:33 am

RiverDog wrote:Charles Manson, dead at 83. And to think that us taxpayers gave that POS free room and board for nearly 50 years.


What's worse is one of the women of that group is now free and the other two are being considered for release. UNTHINKABLE!
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Re: The RIP thread

Postby RiverDog » Fri Nov 24, 2017 12:57 pm

idhawkman wrote:What's worse is one of the women of that group is now free and the other two are being considered for release. UNTHINKABLE!


I guess I'm a little more forgiving when it comes to a couple of Manson's women, ie Van Houten and Krenwinkel. Not that it's an excuse, but they were very young when the crimes were committed and very heavily drugged at the time. Manson controlled their lives, had them brain washed. They've paid a huge price, more than most any other murderer imprisoned for life, and have been incarcerated for nearly half a century, almost their entire adult lives. Both in their late 60's, I have a very hard time believing that they're any kind of a threat to society.

Charlie should have been taken out of the gene pool decades ago. The man was the embodiment of evil.
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Re: The RIP thread

Postby Largent80 » Sat Dec 23, 2017 2:38 pm

Dick Enberg. When I was a kid, I would take the bus down to Anaheim Stadium to watch the Angels. I never missed a single Nolan Ryan start and in fact watched all of his home no hitters and several near misses at back to back no hitters.

On one occasion, I was waiting in the parking lot for player autographs and I saw Dick, and asked him. He said, why dont you get the players and I told him, because when I can't be here, YOU make it seem like I am, he thanked me and I will never forget that, or him. One of a kind and I'll miss him.
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Re: The RIP thread

Postby c_hawkbob » Sat Dec 23, 2017 3:30 pm

RIP Dick, you were as good as it gets.
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Re: The RIP thread

Postby RiverDog » Sat Dec 23, 2017 5:59 pm

Nice call out, L80. Dick Enberg called a great game and was a class act to boot. He rightfully should take his place besides America's finest broadcasters.
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Re: The RIP thread

Postby Largent80 » Thu Dec 28, 2017 6:49 am

2017 was devastating for celebrity deaths........http://www.mirror.co.uk/3am/celebrity-n ... un-9540486
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Re: The RIP thread

Postby idhawkman » Thu Dec 28, 2017 9:31 am

RIP Sunday Night Football on New Year's Eve this year. Network tells NFL, not enough interest. LOL
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Re: The RIP thread

Postby idhawkman » Fri Dec 29, 2017 4:11 am

RIP Rose Marie aka Sally Rogers of the Dick Van Dyke show. She was 94 years old.

I used to watch that show when I was very young in grade school.
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Re: The RIP thread

Postby RiverDog » Fri Dec 29, 2017 5:39 am

idhawkman wrote:RIP Rose Mary aka Sally Rogers of the Dick Van Dyke show. She was 94 years old.

I used to watch that show when I was very young in grade school.


Yes, I saw that, and it's Rose "Marie", not Mary.

Rose Marie and Morey Amsterdam, a.k.a. "Buddy", were a fantastic comedy team. I used to laugh my guts out at some of those episodes.
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Re: The RIP thread

Postby idhawkman » Fri Dec 29, 2017 3:48 pm

Thanks for the heads up, I fixed the spelling error. (I am going to lie and tell you its because I couldn't spell very well in grade school when I watched the show but I think you would see right through that...) :b
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Re: The RIP thread

Postby RiverDog » Fri Dec 29, 2017 8:28 pm

I stumbled upon this slide show that covers 2017 deaths in the sporting world (including our own Tez). It's lengthy but to some of us older farts, it's libel to shake off some cob webs:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/sports/more-s ... p#image=60
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Re: The RIP thread

Postby Largent80 » Sun Jan 14, 2018 11:17 am

Keith Jackson, called so many memorable games.....RIP

http://sports.mynorthwest.com/392515/ke ... call-dies/
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Re: The RIP thread

Postby RiverDog » Sun Jan 14, 2018 11:34 am

Good call. A former Coug, the lead announcer for the first ever MNF broadcast team. But college football is what he'll be best remembered for. "Whoa, Nellie"!
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Re: The RIP thread

Postby Largent80 » Sat Jan 20, 2018 11:00 am

Petty's autopsy report just came in.

Interesting

http://www.chron.com/news/article/Famil ... ipid=hpctp
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Re: The RIP thread

Postby RiverDog » Sun Jan 21, 2018 4:57 am

Yea, and the family is trying to downplay it, make it sound as it was truly accidental. Petty was a known heroin addict, so a person has to wonder how or why he messed up his meds.
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