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Offline FJR1300

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Bill Beckwith Killed In Motorcycle Accident
« on: December 04, 2013, 04:55:53 AM »

Bill Beckwith, who co-hosted HGTV home-improvement show "Curb Appeal," has died. He was 38.

"Bill was truly a beloved and respected member of our Curb Appeal family and this loss is devastating to us," the show said on its official Facebook page Tuesday. "We send our deepest and most sincere condolences to Bill's family."

Beckwith was killed Monday night when his motorcycle collided with another vehicle in San Francisco's Lower Haight neighborhood, CNN affiliate KPIX reported.

The affiliate attributed the information to police and the medical examiner

Beckwith co-hosted "Curb Appeal" with John Gidding, Chip Wade and Kimberly Lacy. Each episode makes over the exterior of a house.

From a young age, Bill found himelf drawn to fixing old structures on his parent's 60-acre vegetable farm, according to an HGTV bio.

During summer breaks in college, he restored a historic fly-fishing ranch in the Wyoming mountains, the bio said.

He later moved to California and started his construction company, BB Design Build.

By Tuesday night, a Facebook memorial page -- Billy J. Beckwith, Superstar -- was populated by messages of remembrance from friends and family members.

"He was a great writer and thinker. Farmer. Dancer. Woodworker. TV star! Artist. Athlete," wrote Andy Seaver.

"So silly. So deeply pensive. His smile could destroy you."

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Re: Bill Beckwith Killed In Motorcycle Accident
« Reply #1 on: December 04, 2013, 08:09:17 AM »
never saw the show.
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The humiliation I suffered that day will not go unpunished. My pain is the bubbling cauldron of molten steel that will forge the saber of your demise. I shall not be denied my vengeance Haa Ha Ha HaaHa Ha Ha Ha

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Re: Bill Beckwith Killed In Motorcycle Accident
« Reply #2 on: December 05, 2013, 10:44:58 PM »
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Torque is cheap.