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Old 10-26-2014, 12:23 PM   #1
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Default Dick Spadaro shop closed

I talked to Bill ,Dick's assistant last Thursday and he said that this past Friday 10-4-14 will be the last day open of Dick's shop.
If fact it is the last day of Bill's employment with Dick .He said Dick is still in the hospital & failing.
I have great respect for Dick & I can honestly say they ( both Dick & Bill have treated me very well) over the years . Their knowledge will be greatly missed . Good luck to both of them
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Old 10-26-2014, 12:27 PM   #2
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Very sad to hear this. The whole thing about Dick's health is very sad. He used to be a very active member of this forum.

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Old 10-26-2014, 01:32 PM   #3
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Real sad.Dick is a great man and a leader in the flathead and EV8 community.
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Old 10-26-2014, 02:15 PM   #4
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Damn,now where's a guy go for a q/c kit?
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Old 10-26-2014, 02:34 PM   #5
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Do you realize WHY the shop is closing? Dick is in really, really bad shape! DD
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Old 10-26-2014, 03:30 PM   #6
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Coop- I think everyone understands what's going on, but No one wants to admit or say what the ultimate results may be.......
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Old 10-26-2014, 03:45 PM   #7
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Very sad situation. Both Dick and Bill would go to great lengths to take care of their customers. Good people like them are rare these days. I'll miss them both. Ray
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Old 10-26-2014, 03:57 PM   #8
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That is too bad.
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Old 10-26-2014, 04:52 PM   #9
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One of the nicest guys I,ve dealt with here on this forum .Thoughts and Prayers are with you Dick . keep fighting
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Old 10-26-2014, 04:55 PM   #10
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End of an era.
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Old 10-26-2014, 08:21 PM   #11
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Not good news all round.. Sad it all goes with him..
I take it he hasn't children to carry on the business?
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Old 10-26-2014, 08:33 PM   #12
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This is very sad indeed ...
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Old 10-26-2014, 08:50 PM   #13
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Great guy and knows what he's selling and talking about.Hard attributes in todays world to find. Prayers are out there for you,Dick!
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Sad news indeed, enjoyed doing business with them both.
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Sad to hear dick is not well. Hopefully he will recover as well as the business. Much respect
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Old 10-27-2014, 12:53 AM   #16
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Do you realize WHY the shop is closing? Dick is in really, really bad shape! DD


I'm sure Bader was looking at this as "another shop closing"...not a update on someones health.
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Old 10-27-2014, 08:05 AM   #17
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Visited with Bill recently and it was going one of the most difficult things he has ever done to close the shop for good. Dick and Bill had worked very closely together for a long time. Bill had to take opportunity when it was there, so closing was inevitable. Short of a miracle Dick will not be returning. He was a good friend who visited my shop many times and bought product from me even though I was in the midwest. I will miss my visits with Dick and Bill. We can only wish Bill the best and pray for Dick.

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Old 10-27-2014, 08:20 AM   #18
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Its always the good ones that go, Dick is better than good - he's the best.
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Sad for sure, prayers for Dick and good luck Bill. We'll miss both of you.
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Sad for sure, prayers for Dick and good luck Bill. We'll miss both of you.
+1. Sorry to hear this news. My prayers for Dick, his family and the crew at the shop.
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