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Old 07-17-2015, 11:19 AM
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I do in my phone. I'll post it here unless there is some reason to take it down.

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Googling the address its listed in the white pages as Barbara too, so must have been his wife's name. I had met her briefly the few times I was over there but I wouldn't have remembered it.
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Old 07-17-2015, 11:31 AM
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Originally Posted by BlackTalon View Post
Oh no, what horrible news Jim was really a great guy. He seemed to be bouncing back from his heart surgery over the past few months. Tech will not be the same without him. We will all miss him.
Was this the Jim I met during Tech at Intersport a few weeks ago?

It is sad either way, but I have the feeling it was the same man. A welcoming, knowledgable, and friendly person who helped, and explained anything. A loss for his family and more than that.

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Old 07-17-2015, 02:31 PM
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As someone previously posted. Jim was a true gentlemen and would drop whatever he was doing to help another.

I know it is an overused saying, but Jim truly embodied "It's about the people"

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Old 07-17-2015, 02:58 PM
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Originally Posted by Handlebar View Post
Was this the Jim I met during Tech at Intersport a few weeks ago?
Most likely, s he's the only tech inspector named Jim. I believe he was sharing a lift with TrakRatt that day.
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Old 07-17-2015, 03:48 PM
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Yes, and totally bummed on this shit Jim was a long time tech guy and my friend, he'll be missed

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Old 07-17-2015, 04:14 PM
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So sorry not to have known him any better - sounds like he was a great guy.


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Old 07-17-2015, 05:56 PM
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Unfortunately I've had to be pretty scarce at Tech lately, but Jim has always been there for as many years as I can remember....smiling. Great guy and will be missed. RIP.
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Old 07-17-2015, 07:38 PM
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Old 07-17-2015, 10:52 PM
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Jim always went out of his way to make sure everyone felt welcome. He was the embodiment of "it's not the cars, it's the people". RIP Jim...
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Old 07-17-2015, 10:56 PM
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Sad news, RIP Jim.
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