Re: RIP Harley (wiskeesour)
I got an email as I was locking up the shop to head home. I stopped in my tracks... I can't believe it.
For those of you who never had the pleasure of knowing him personally, let me tell you a bit about him:
I met him about 8 years ago, first on this website, then in person. I bought my first Camaro and knew little about them, and even less about cars in general. He was stationed about 5 hours from where I live and, after several back and forths via email, I set up a get togethe rwith a bunch of TC members and he came over a day early to help me sort out my car. Well, LONG story short (do a search on this site on "Intervention" and you can read about it), he and a bunch of other guys helped me get it going and, eventually, rebiuilt the drivetrain, got it all straightened out, and I enjoyed it for many years.
He came back out to hang out with me for a few days a couple of years later and, over the years, we have talked on the phone numerous times, emailed, etc. etc. He was a good man... a very good man. He was kind hearted and would give you the shirt off his back. In fact, he gave me a shirt the last time I saw him that was a special Navy shirt that could only be purchased on base. I wear it all the time, and every time I do I think of him. It has been one of my favorite shirts in the drawers and now with his passing, each time I wear it it will bring a special remembrance.
I will miss him, and those who knew him well have had a piece of their lives torn out that will never be replaced.
RIP my brother - I will see you in the hereafter.
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