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PostPosted: Sun Aug 15, 2010 4:37 pm    Post subject: Bob Hoover RIP Reply with quote

http://bobhooversblog.blogspot.com/2010/08/it-is-my-sad-duty-to-tell-all-of-you.html

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It is my sad duty to tell all of you who read Bob's blog that Bob passed away this past Friday, August 13. How much he will be missed is incalcuable. Thank you all for all the support you have given him. I'm his wife. He was a great man.
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 15, 2010 5:00 pm    Post subject: Re: RIP Bob Hoover Reply with quote

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http://bobhooversblog.blogspot.com/2010/08/it-is-my-sad-duty-to-tell-all-of-you.html


Damn it........
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 15, 2010 5:01 pm    Post subject: Re: RIP Bob Hoover Reply with quote

Randy in Maine wrote:

http://bobhooversblog.blogspot.com/2010/08/it-is-my-sad-duty-to-tell-all-of-you.html


Oh Damn...

I check in on his blog about every two weeks...

I have read all the Sermons and many of his blog entries...

He hasn't update his blog in a while, I figured things were not going well.

I will missing him.
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 15, 2010 5:02 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

He will be remembered.
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 15, 2010 5:04 pm    Post subject: Re: RIP Bob Hoover Reply with quote

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http://bobhooversblog.blogspot.com/2010/08/it-is-my-sad-duty-to-tell-all-of-you.html


RIP Crying or Very sad

Bob Hoover was an asset to the VW community with a better understanding of how/why things worked than most if not all.
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 15, 2010 5:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Awww, damn. Crying or Very sad
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 15, 2010 5:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

that marks a major loss. Crying or Very sad
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 15, 2010 5:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

He was a man who used his noggin. Sad news. Crying or Very sad
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 15, 2010 5:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Glenn wrote:
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true that. the hoover bit. Sad
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 15, 2010 5:43 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

R.I.P. Bob Hoover.
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 15, 2010 5:50 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

RIP Bob Hoover
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 15, 2010 5:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Huge loss... R.I.P. Bob Hoover.

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PostPosted: Sun Aug 15, 2010 8:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'm going to re-read Grendel Files tonight.....
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 15, 2010 8:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Fare thee well, Bob. I'd bet they fly homebuilt aircraft in Heaven too.
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 15, 2010 8:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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I'm going to re-read Grendel Files tonight.....


A lot of us know Bob for his technical advice, but he was also a damn fine writer. The above mentioned Grendel Files is an excellent case in point. I've read Bob's stuff since I have been into VWs and the internet has been around. I never met him in person, but have exchanged emails in the past, and he was obviously an intelligent man with a mind of his own unlike most of the dumbasses one encounters, especially these days. He will be sorely missed by people who never met him, which is much more than you can say for most of us.
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 15, 2010 9:05 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Smart and talented man indeed, and a terrible loss. My condolences go out to his family.
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 15, 2010 9:11 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Condolences to the family first and foremost.... and while we all do hope Bob does indeed "rest in peace".... Crying or Very sad

Like so many others with the talent and insight he possessed in this mortal life.... his spirit will live on, and I like to think that he will tinker with, dissect, figure out why, and apply many more things in his eternal state. Very Happy
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 15, 2010 9:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks Bob for all you have done for us.
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 15, 2010 9:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Karl, Boston Bob, and now Bob Hoover. It's been tough on the VW crowd lately.
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 15, 2010 9:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Damn. This, though not unexpected, is difficult news to hear. The Grendel Saga was an inspiration to me back then, and I think about him every time I am digging another old bus out of the dirt.

Even though we never met, I feel justified in saying, Goodbye old friend. You will be missed, and never forgotten.
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