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walter cronkite

gone at the young age of 92

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One of my biggest regrets was never seeing the dead before jerry died.it wasn't from a lack of trying,I was simpluy to young.my good friend brent turned me on to the dead in the early 90s.I. Feel in love instantly.I knew plenty of kids in my home town(fayetteville wv)who went to dead shows but I was just to young to attend,as my parents didn't share my love with the grateful dead.I was 14 when jerry died,and my first show was in 96.I went on to do 97 further and 98 and a few phish tours with my good friend brent and have always enjoyed the scene.then in oct. Of 2000,brent was killed in a car accident in nashville tenn.he was killed instantly and the funeral followed a few days later.he was a good freind and he is still missed almost 10 years later. Jerome. I also spoke in the positive vibes section of the forum of a freind named rob who passed in 2006 from aids.he was a tour buddy to and is grteatly missed his wife is coming into town today and we will spread his ash's in the new river gorge.so to all whop lost a freind along the way let us all sing fare thee well,fare thee well,I love you more than words can tell.....

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Edward Leo Peter "Ed" McMahon, Jr.

Edward Leo Peter "Ed" McMahon, Jr.

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Remembering......

Chet Helms, who passed away four years ago, today. As for today, I agree with Marye and her old boss......please "no more, thank you".

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as my old boss posted on facebook

"Michael Jackson, Farrah, and Sky Saxon of the Seeds. OK. We're done for today. No more, thank you."

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Thanks ccjoe & johnman...

....for reminding me to honor this man with a sorrowful soul on this quiet evening Reminds me of an old song, Abraham, Martin and John" that came out in '68. My heart goes out to "Big John's" family and to all of us - the family of mankind.

Has anybody here seen my old friend Abraham?
Can you tell me where he's gone?
He freed a lot of people,
But it seems the good they die young.
You know, I just looked around and he's gone.

Anybody here seen my old friend John?
Can you tell me where he's gone?
He freed a lot of people,
But it seems the good they die young.
I just looked around and he's gone.

Anybody here seen my old friend Martin?
Can you tell me where he's gone?
He freed a lot of people,
But it seems the good they die young.
I just looked 'round and he's gone.

Didn't you love the things that they stood for?
Didn't they try to find some good for you and me?
And we'll be free
Some day soon, and it's a-gonna be one day ...

Anybody here seen my old friend Bobby?
Can you tell me where he's gone?
I thought I saw him walk up over the hill,
With Abraham, Martin and John.

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yet another time

the government screwed up and let a nut out. the killer already had numerous weapons violations and should not have been on the street. if they would enforce the existing gun laws he would never have seen the light of day. let's hope they will, at least in this instance, follow the letter of the law and give the killer what he so richly deserves. racist slime like him do not deserve to walk the same sidewalks as the rest of us. they lock up people for smokin' a little herb and let scum like him out.....go figure........rest in peace big john...you and your family are in my prayers.

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Stephen Tyrone Johns

the guard at the Holocost museum who was killed was named Stephen Tyrone Johns. his nickname was 'Big John' since he stood over 6 ft. tall. he had a son and had recently remarried.

the museum was closed for the day in honour of Stephen Tyrone Johns.

RIP, may the 4 winds blow you safely home.

peace.

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flowers

donations for flowers for Jerry Moore's services were collected, and any excess funds will be donated to the Rex.

folks here who would like to make a charitable donation in Jerry Moore's name in lieu of flowers may do so directly to The Rex.

http://rexfoundation.org/

please click on the make a donation link on the right side of the page, they accept either pay pal or credit cards. in the 'description' you are able to specify something like donation for the memory of Jerry Moore should you want to include that.

peace.

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