My Father, Bill Powell has passed...

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by Eric, Aug 4, 2020.

  1. joecarp

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    Sorry to hear things don't look to good, please know he is in our prayers.
     
  2. Desert Kraut

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    Prayers for you and your family. God Bless you.
     

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    Prayers for you and your family.
     
  4. SomeDay

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    Eric,

    I'm sorry to hear about your dad. I used to love reading his stories. You and your family will be in my prayers.
     
  5. The Oracle

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    Very sorry to hear about your father's failing health. Definitely still hoping for the best possible outcome for your Dad.

    I hope you and your family are doing as well as possible during this extremely difficult time.
     
  6. El Pistolero

    El Pistolero bene vivere Silver Member

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    Prayers up for your Dad and family.
     
  7. GeorgiaGlocker

    GeorgiaGlocker Philippians 4: 6-7

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    Prayers for your dad and your family.
     
  8. Haldor

    Haldor Formerly retired EE.

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    In honor of one of Bill's stories.

    charge when wounded.jpeg
     
  9. .264 magnum

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    Hi Eric,
    I'm very sorry to hear about your dad's struggles. His posts had a way of putting a smile on my face just about every time. As with some of the others I read every single post I saw from Bill. What a guy.
     
  10. Geko45

    Geko45 Smartass Pilot CLM

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    Yes, I remember his story threads well. Hope he is comfortably reading this thread with a smirk on his face knowing that a whole nother generation is now familiar with the term "Slicky Boy" thanks to him.
     
  11. Eric

    Eric Big Giant Head CLM

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    Bill passed away at 1:25 this afternoon.
     
  12. paynter2

    paynter2 It ain't over Millennium Member

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    Hey Bill! Slicky Boy here... Eric says you're not feeling too well. So I thought I'd better write to you. I remember your stories very well. And I remember our messaging well too. Many good stories here on GT and later on your own web site.

    Sorry we lost track of each other. I did write to Eric a few years back to see how to contact you but he didn't reply. I maybe should have pressed a little more. guess I didn't have much to say - just thought maybe we could resume our fibbin... eh story telling.

    Don't know if you remember the story about the 1967 original owner GT350 that I tried to buy back when. The guy called me about a year ago and asked if I were still interest in it. But he drove it back in his youth - in Wisconsin's salty winters. Panels might be replaced but the frame and electrical rust was really bad. It would take twice as much to restore (virtual ground up rebuild would be more like it) than it would be worth. So I declined.

    All my best to you as an American veteran and an genuine good guy.
     
  13. deputy tom

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    Eric, I'm very sorry for your loss. tom.
     
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    Eric, in this time of deep sadness try to remember that the good memories will last forever.

    My condolences go out to you and your family.

    Dave
     
  15. Haldor

    Haldor Formerly retired EE.

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    You have my deepest sympathy.

    I am glad he died knowing he is loved and remembered. No man could ask for more.
     
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    My condolences. It's been 16 years for me, but I still tell some of his (my father's) stories.
     
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    Prayers to you and your family. Very sorry for your loss.
     
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  18. Gfive45

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    Very sorry, my condolences.
     
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  19. Joshhtn

    Joshhtn The eBay Guy Gold Member

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    Rest in peace, Bill... Thank you for the stories.

    Sorry for your loss, Eric. :sadangel:
     
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  20. Foxterriermom

    Foxterriermom No place like home

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    Extremely sorry to learn of your Dad's passing. Prayers for you and your family are being offered up.
     
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