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Offline CLAY

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Suck.  Jerry was old- 81- but still rode a Goldwing trike.  Rode all his life- he even transported his whole family on a small motorcycle when he was a missionary in the Philippines, just like the locals.  Great role model and friend- the kind that's not afraid to call you on something stupid you may have done- but would do so completely out of love and respect.  A great role model- he was a pastor, and never got done even though he was retired.  He was a man of technology- always the first to embrace technology and use it for good.  If you are friends with me on FB you have probably seen him post on different riding pics and such of mine.

Today he won.  :thumbsup:

I'm still gonna miss him.  No details on how he went, but it must have been quick since we chatted a bit about riding last Sunday.
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Re: Just had a old friend and fellow motorcyclist die today...
« Reply #1 on: May 11, 2014, 04:23:17 AM »
Sorry to hear, Clay.  Sounds like Jerry was truly a great person.  Godspeed

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Re: Just had a old friend and fellow motorcyclist die today...
« Reply #2 on: May 11, 2014, 05:44:54 AM »
 :-[
Eighty-one year old role models are getting scarce.
The trick now is to either find another one, or become one yourself...
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Re: Just had a old friend and fellow motorcyclist die today...
« Reply #3 on: May 11, 2014, 07:14:58 AM »
 :(  Don't know what else to say.
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Re: Just had a old friend and fellow motorcyclist die today...
« Reply #4 on: May 11, 2014, 07:32:12 AM »
:-[
Eighty-one year old role models are getting scarce.
The trick now is to either find another one, or become one yourself...

Very well said.

Sorry for the loss Clay.
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Re: Just had a old friend and fellow motorcyclist die today...
« Reply #5 on: May 11, 2014, 08:10:02 AM »
Sorry to hear that. We need more role models like him.
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Re: Just had a old friend and fellow motorcyclist die today...
« Reply #6 on: May 11, 2014, 08:46:42 AM »
RIP to Jerry.

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Re: Just had a old friend and fellow motorcyclist die today...
« Reply #7 on: May 12, 2014, 10:53:18 AM »
Winning indeed.   :thumbsup:

Prayers for you and Jerry's family coping with his loss.