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PostPosted: Tue Mar 13, 2018 6:11 pm    Post subject: Re: Tom Powell is gone but not forgotten Reply with quote

I miss my

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 13, 2018 9:22 pm    Post subject: Re: Tom Powell is gone but not forgotten Reply with quote

SGKent wrote:
Gary - is there a fund to send money for flowers to the funeral from the Bay community?


Itís very nice of you to ask Steve. I havenít been told of any plans for that. My guess is that Tom probably wouldnít want a conventional western style funeral. If I had to guess Iíd bet on a Buddhist ceremony.
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 13, 2018 11:34 pm    Post subject: Re: Tom Powell is gone but not forgotten Reply with quote

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I always enjoyed that he ended his posts that way too.
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 14, 2018 2:22 am    Post subject: Re: Tom Powell is gone but not forgotten Reply with quote

Thanks for sticking this, Mods!!
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 14, 2018 8:22 am    Post subject: Re: Tom Powell is gone but not forgotten Reply with quote

TomWesty wrote:
Abscate wrote:
I miss my

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I always enjoyed that he ended his posts that way too.


Me too! It was oddly... I don't know... calming? Often brought me a little smile inside.

Thanks for sharing and "sticky-ing". Nice group hug going on!
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 14, 2018 9:05 am    Post subject: Re: Tom Powell is gone but not forgotten Reply with quote

Shocked Im just reading this.

Tom you will be missed. The light you brought to the forums will be missed. My condolences to the family and fellow friends.

God Speed.
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 14, 2018 10:46 am    Post subject: Re: Tom Powell is gone but not forgotten Reply with quote

Same here, I'm going to miss that. Tom will definitely be well missed here.

Gary, keep us in the loop if anything is needed.

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I always enjoyed that he ended his posts that way too.


Me too! It was oddly... I don't know... calming? Often brought me a little smile inside.

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 14, 2018 1:55 pm    Post subject: Re: Tom Powell is gone but not forgotten Reply with quote

Brian wrote:
Same here, I'm going to miss that. Tom will definitely be well missed here.

Gary, keep us in the loop if anything is needed.

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I miss my

Aloha

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I always enjoyed that he ended his posts that way too.


Me too! It was oddly... I don't know... calming? Often brought me a little smile inside.


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PostPosted: Wed Mar 14, 2018 4:50 pm    Post subject: Re: Tom Powell is gone but not forgotten Reply with quote

R.I.P. TP.

Always enjoyed reading his post.

Condolences to his friends and family.
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 15, 2018 5:38 am    Post subject: Re: Tom Powell is gone but not forgotten Reply with quote

borrowed this one 'cause it says it all:
One of the good guys has left us; we are all diminished. RIP, Brother Tom
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 16, 2018 3:06 am    Post subject: Re: Tom Powell is gone but not forgotten Reply with quote

Everyone have a great weekend and be kind to each other

Aloha,

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 16, 2018 6:48 am    Post subject: Re: Tom Powell is gone but not forgotten Reply with quote

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Everyone have a great weekend and be kind to each other

Aloha,

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Mahalo brother. Be safe.

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 16, 2018 7:26 am    Post subject: Re: Tom Powell is gone but not forgotten Reply with quote

Now thats a dry Martini
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 16, 2018 9:03 pm    Post subject: Re: Tom Powell is gone but not forgotten Reply with quote

Holy cow. I just saw this post and immediately said "oh shit". My condolences to Tom's family and friends. I'll miss his posts and wit. As so many have mentioned, he was always kind, friendly and helpful.

I enjoyed listening to him post about his aviation history. He flew some neat piston engine planes back in the day. So sad we are losing that generation so rapidly.

Godspeed Tom..
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 18, 2018 6:40 am    Post subject: Re: Tom Powell is gone but not forgotten Reply with quote

Sad to hear
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 18, 2018 5:08 pm    Post subject: Re: Tom Powell is gone but not forgotten Reply with quote

So sad to hear. RIP Tom!
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 30, 2018 7:47 pm    Post subject: Re: Tom Powell is gone but not forgotten Reply with quote

Aloha Samba Ohana (family in Hawaiian),

Thank you Gary (Aeromech) for starting this post. Thank you to all the friends who have posted here. It means so much to myself and our family that my father was loved and respected on the Samba. I know he's got a huge grin on his face right now and flashing the shaka sign while saying, "Alright!". Our entire family was aware of how much the forums meant to him. For learning and sharing with everyone.

We celebrated my father's colorful, adventurous, independent life with family and friends at his house this past Saturday. He was a retired pilot from the Air Force and Aloha Airlines. He grew up surfing in California and moved to Hawaii to continue to surf and go to college. He met my mother, then I came along with my brother soon to follow. The rest of his biography is an intricately woven web of stories, jokes, misfit and breathtaking adventures and thought provoking conversations. He is greatly missed, but we are comforted in knowing that he lived his life the way he wanted to and enjoyed it fully!

My father was a Jr., being given his father's name. I am his first born, but he got a daughter first so I have the same initials as him. He was TSP and I was tsp. So one last time for my dad from both of us....

Aloha
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 30, 2018 10:06 pm    Post subject: Re: Tom Powell is gone but not forgotten Reply with quote

Awesome!, thanks for checking in TSP jr, jr... Cool
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 31, 2018 1:48 am    Post subject: Re: Tom Powell is gone but not forgotten Reply with quote

Thanks for sharing that photo , tsp.

Can I link to his memorial if thatís ok here?

He was very smart, too, Iíve read.

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PostPosted: Tue Apr 03, 2018 3:53 am    Post subject: Re: Tom Powell is gone but not forgotten Reply with quote

A hui hou Tom..
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