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Rusty Slate Has Walked West

Discussion in 'Himalayan Imports' started by munk, Apr 2, 2005.

  1. sams

    sams

    Apr 21, 2001
    I just read the news. :(

    I'm sad and angry. Two terrible losses in such a short time.
     
  2. shappa

    shappa

    Oct 15, 1998
    Stunned...simply stunned.

    My sympathies to his family...condolences to the Cantina.

    There are not words enough to express how these great men have positively affected others all over the world.

    The only good thing is two best pals are together once again...
     
  3. MauiRob

    MauiRob Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 15, 2000
    I couldn't agree more.

    I still can't come to terms with this, I just can't believe this happened.
     
  4. ANG1

    ANG1

    343
    Jul 12, 2002
    So much loss in so short a period of time. I'm speechless. :confused: :(
     
  5. namaarie

    namaarie

    Aug 23, 2004
    My God, I did not see this coming at all. With both so close together? Wow.

    I do take consolation, however, that I was able to know both. And yes, they would both want us to move on now.

    Smoke and blessings always,

    Nam
     
  6. John K

    John K

    175
    Feb 22, 2005
    Once again, as with Bill, words fail...
     
  7. Green Ice

    Green Ice

    637
    Dec 27, 2004
    Words do nothing. There are tears in my eyes over these 2 losses of Uncle Bill and Rusty. My condonences to Rusty's wife and family.

    Ice
     
  8. Mr.BadExample

    Mr.BadExample

    Sep 11, 2002
    I had to read this twice to believe it.
    He was one of the good guys... he will be sorely missed. May he rest in peace.
     
  9. Azis

    Azis

    Dec 4, 2002
    I only sort of knew him from the forum but I found I looked for his post to see what he had to say...
    But a man can be known by his friends and he has good ones
    I can only offer prayers
     
  10. SilverFoxKnows

    SilverFoxKnows

    Sep 25, 2002
    I just can't believe we lost Rusty, too. First Pappy and Walosi now Bill and Rusty....

    Frank
     
  11. Thomas Linton

    Thomas Linton

    Jun 16, 2003
    ..............................................
     
  12. bilestoad

    bilestoad

    285
    Jan 28, 2002
    This is very sad news... :(
     
  13. stevomiller

    stevomiller

    May 4, 2001
    I am so sorry to hear this. :( God speed, and prayers of strength and comfort to the families left behind.
     
  14. Lion's Roar

    Lion's Roar

    819
    Apr 11, 2004
    This is the last thing I was expecting today. I'm in shock.
    Can't write right now. Damn. I can't believe this.
     
  15. Bill Marsh

    Bill Marsh

    Mar 26, 2002
    Amen to all your words, Nasty. WELL PUT!
     
  16. Esav Benyamin

    Esav Benyamin MidniteSuperMod

    Apr 6, 2000
    It's hard to believe, even though we know it's true. No one lives forever, and none of us know when it's time to go until the time comes. Now it's time for the rest of us around the world, even in mourning, to continue to play our part before we follow them.

    And yes, they are all probably laughing at us, worrying about nothing at all, worrying about being at peace.
     
  17. DannyinJapan

    DannyinJapan

    Oct 9, 2003
    Dear God,
    What's going on?
    I cant believe this.
    Rusty, you were of great help and support to me.
    You also helped my sister, who has an autistic son.
    (Rusty did too)
    We wont forget your kindness and friendship.

    I suspect that Bill's passing may have weakened Rusty somewhat.
    I understand it, I think we are all weakened now.

    Rusty and Bill can moderate us from Heaven now.

    Damn, I didnt want to hear this news today.

    Anyway, God bless you ,Rusty.
    We miss you.
     
  18. mPisi

    mPisi

    Oct 12, 2001
    Well crud, this is a kick in the shorts at a bad time. Rusty was a good man and will be missed. I'm sorry I never got to meet him. My sympathies to his survivors.
     
  19. hollowdweller

    hollowdweller

    Sep 22, 2003
    That's terrible! Is this true?? What's going on with all these people dying :confused: How old was Rusty? I didn't realize he even had any health problems!

    Rusty, wherever you are take care! That's a real bummer.
     
  20. Aardvark

    Aardvark

    Nov 26, 2002
    First Uncle Bill, then his son (not really, but that's how I always thought of him).

    His passing is so different, so unexpected (to me). As mPisi said "a kick in the shorts at a bad time".

    If there's ANYTHING to be done, please let us know.

    Rusty always came across to me as an old desert rat. Hope he's found a place with sweetly flowing waters.
     

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