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Old 11-23-2020, 06:00 PM   #1
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Well itís with a heavy heart I have to report that the man that gave me the inspiration. Work ethic. Knowledge of how to fix anything. Basic mechanical fundamentals. And more than I can say that has rewarded me with the amazing journey through life I have had. Also the success i have had at the highest level of racing including every type of racing leading up to this. He served his apprenticeship at Bert Holmes Ford dealership Ashburton Motors. He worked on my car in my avatar that has the Ashburton Motors badge on my dash.
Thanks Dad. I will remember 11/22/2020 for the rest of my days. Your the best mate.
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Old 11-23-2020, 06:03 PM   #2
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Dad is a tough guy to say goodbye to. Keep up the good memories of him.
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Old 11-23-2020, 06:06 PM   #3
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Sorry to hear of your tragic loss Tony. Will you be able to get back to NZ for the funeral?
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Old 11-23-2020, 06:07 PM   #4
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May his memories keep you. My condolences
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Old 11-23-2020, 06:08 PM   #5
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My condolences on the loss of your best friend; I lost my dad last year around this time and I can't say a day goes by that I don't miss him.
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Very sorry to hear. Think of my Dad almost every day and my Mom as well. Condolences on your loss.
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Old 11-23-2020, 06:42 PM   #8
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Tony, my deepest sympathy on the passing of your dad.

I lost my dad December 2, 1977. I still miss him. Your dads memory will never fade.

One way of honoring him and keeping him with me, I hung his WW11 dog tags on the rear view mirror of my 39 coupe. He’s with me on every ride.
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Sorry to hear Tony, mine has gone too soon as well.
God speed to him.
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Tony, so sorry to hear of your loss. My condolences to you and your family.
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Old 11-23-2020, 06:50 PM   #11
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Tony, sorry to hear of your fathers passing.
The memories your shared are precious.
You and your family will cherish them forever.
Sincere condolences, Blast.
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Old 11-23-2020, 06:51 PM   #12
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I'm really so sorry to hear this sad news, Tony. Prayers! DD
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Sincere heart felt simpathy for your sad loss.
Will it be in Ch Ch or Ashburton.
Hope you can get sorted to attend.
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Old 11-23-2020, 07:01 PM   #14
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My heart is with you.
The fact that you miss him as you do is testament of the love you'd shared. That is a gift.

My condolences Tony ....
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My respectful condolences. Mart.
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Also my condolences!! Keep him alive in your memories. My dad passed three years ago next week. Prayers to you............
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Sincere condolences........Mark
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Tony,
I am sorry for your loss. Cherish those memories. He raised a fine person in yourself!
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My dad was without a doubt my best friend, I lost him in '79 when I was 26 and he was 52. I still miss him very much. I know what you are going through. He sounds like a great dad to teach you so much about cars and racing and life.
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My sincere condolences extended to you. I have knowledge of some of your feelings as my Momma and Daddy are both gone now. Many memories are all we have but they are wonderful.
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