In Memorium; Forum friends who have passed on

Discussion in 'Schrade Knives Collectors Forum' started by Codger_64, Oct 15, 2019.

  1. Codger_64

    Codger_64 Moderator Moderator

    Oct 8, 2004
    I received sad news from Howie's brother, Ron. Howie passed away suddenly a few days ago. He will be sorely missed here.

    A few weeks ago we got news that Doug Webber had passed. Both were great gentlemen and avid Schrade collectors.
     
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  2. MolokaiRider

    MolokaiRider Gold Member Gold Member

    Sep 13, 2017
    Smoke sent for a couple of fellow enthusiasts.
     
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  3. bladecollectorr

    bladecollectorr

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    Oct 7, 2017
    I very much enjoyed seeing the posts of both of these fine men. I was fortunate enough to get to know Rich some. Great guy, honest and true. This news saddens me. May they both rest in peace. My condolences to their respective families.
     
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  4. Ronzo1007

    Ronzo1007

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    Oct 15, 2019
    Thank you gentlemen. He was a big brother in all aspects of the word. He's terribly missed.
     
  5. FatCity67

    FatCity67

    561
    Sep 22, 2013
    Sorry to hear the news. Howie was always so polite in his answers or responses the few times we interacted.

    Condolences to family and friends.

    Codger any thoughts on a memorial thread to those who have passed? Several other forums I'm on have them.
     
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  6. Kulrich

    Kulrich Gold Member Gold Member

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    Feb 4, 2016
    I just heard today of Doug Webber's passing. Doug and I got acquainted via our collecting of Aurum etched knives. We bought and sold knives to one another as well as did some trading. Doug had been ill for some time but recently got a new doctor and was positive about his prospects. Doug will be missed, we never met face to face (planned on meeting up at next years Blade Show) but through our phone conversations and emails I found him to be a solid guy and through my knife dealings with Doug, I found him to be honest and trustworthy. They don't get much better in the knife world than Doug. God Bless.
     
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  7. tongueriver

    tongueriver Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 28, 2007
    I can hardly believe this news. Rich and I emailed at least every week and we talked a few times on the phone. Lots of laughs together and we kept each other in the know regarding knives for sale. He probably had more Herman Williams knives than anyone else unless maybe Doug Webber. He had just retired. If anyone can give me contact information for his brother I would very much appreciate that.
     
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  8. Codger_64

    Codger_64 Moderator Moderator

    Oct 8, 2004
    Ronzo1007 above is his brother.
     
  9. Codger_64

    Codger_64 Moderator Moderator

    Oct 8, 2004
  10. Codger_64

    Codger_64 Moderator Moderator

    Oct 8, 2004
    Les de Asis, founder of Benchmade has passed away today.
     
  11. TonySal

    TonySal

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    Jan 10, 2015
    Oh! Sad to hear that! Prayers to family and staff!
     

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