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Old March 5th, 2008, 19:14
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Very Sad News Today....(Kent "Lion Grrrr" Nelson)

I just received a very sad phone call from a good friend who informed me that we have lost another great XJ man. He was known as Lion.

You will be missed by many my friend!

Robert
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Old March 5th, 2008, 19:20
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Re: Very Sad News Today....

oh NO!!! Lion (Kent) was a great guy! I wheeled with him in Moab and last saw him at Fiesta Island for SocalXJ. He was a former Chicagoan and a hardcore Cubs fan. I will miss him dearly. hope he's drinking a budweiser with Harry Caray now.

Anyone know his funeral services date and location?
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Old March 5th, 2008, 19:41
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Re: Very Sad News Today....

Damn... I met him at Rollins house, awesome guy.. He will be missed..
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Old March 5th, 2008, 19:44
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Re: Very Sad News Today....

Very sad news indeed... He was a cool guy. He will indeed be missed...
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Old March 5th, 2008, 19:51
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Re: Very Sad News Today....

I met him in Moab several years ago and my wife and I had the pleasure of having supper with with him at a Mexican food place. He was an individual.

Sad to hear of his passing.
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Old March 5th, 2008, 20:00
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Re: Very Sad News Today....

Damn, can't believe it.

It's odd. Literally ten minutes ago, I was thinking about Mike O, who we lost two years ago. And now this.

Kent's posts were always a fun read because you never knew what he was talking about.

But he will be missed.
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Old March 5th, 2008, 20:01
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Re: Very Sad News Today....

Damn
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Old March 5th, 2008, 20:02
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Re: Very Sad News Today....

man what a nice guy he was. i met him at socal fest last year, he brought me a beer i had never heard of at 6am and told me to pop it open and join him in a drink

heres one for you Kent, drink up.
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Old March 5th, 2008, 20:25
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Re: Very Sad News Today....

If you ever met Lion you would never forget him.God Bless Sir Lion.
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Old March 5th, 2008, 20:29
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Anyone know his funeral services date and location?
I will find out about the services. I should have more info on this by tomorrow.
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Old March 5th, 2008, 20:33
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Re: Very Sad News Today....

Some of his pictures and a guestbook.

http://www.pbase.com/lion1934/profile
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Old March 5th, 2008, 20:49
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Re: Very Sad News Today....

he took great pictures of my family at Fiesta Island. Here's some pics of him:




Here's me and 20 other ppl putting his front coil back in near the end of Hell's Revenge in Moab:


Our newly departed friend Kent aka Lion:
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Old March 5th, 2008, 20:50
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Re: Very Sad News Today....

Lion will be missed......SANTA
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Old March 5th, 2008, 21:08
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Re: Very Sad News Today....

ya know out of all of the socal folks my wife has met Lion is the only one I didnt have to remind her of who he is, when I told her the news she immediatly cried. I cant say we knew him well but damnit we were blessed to have known him.
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Old March 5th, 2008, 21:12
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Lion will be missed......SANTA

X a million.....

Prayers out to the family....

and a final GRRRR!!!! Lion....
 


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