RIP Fred Ropkey

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RIP Fred Ropkey

Post by Ratpacker » Fri Nov 08, 2013 2:11 pm

Fred passed away yesterday.

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Re: RIP Fred Ropkey

Post by Phil H » Fri Nov 08, 2013 5:45 pm

Gods speed Fred, always a great spokes-man for our hobby. He will be greatly missed.
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Re: RIP Fred Ropkey

Post by MASH_4077 » Sun Nov 10, 2013 7:51 pm

So sad, he was a great person. I feel blessed to know him.
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Re: RIP Fred Ropkey

Post by Wolfman » Sat Nov 16, 2013 8:00 am

There was a good article about Fred on the front page of the Saturday, 11/16/13 edition of the Indianapolis Star.
i was glad to read the plans are to keep the museum open.
I had heard it was going on the auction block. That would be sad !
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Re: RIP Fred Ropkey

Post by Ratpacker » Sat Nov 16, 2013 7:34 pm

Those plans are only till the end of the year. See it while you can.


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Re: RIP Fred Ropkey

Post by Wolfman » Sun Nov 17, 2013 6:59 am

:cry: :cry:
I planned to go to the meeting that was held at the museum a while back but didn't make it.
I should have went. :(
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