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Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Bob K, Dec 27, 2016.

  1. justabeater37
    Joined: Jan 1, 2009
    Posts: 1,634


    I told Bob I wanted to be like him when I grew up. He replied, "That's your first mistake. Don't grow up." Glad I run into you at Detroit a couple months back.
  2. John Stimac
    Joined: Jan 15, 2008
    Posts: 592

    John Stimac

    Bob, your the only guy that sends me birthday greetings every year, sorry I missed yours. Roberta and I have you in our prayers at the Church, there is real power in that structure from Arizona to the big man in your behalf.
  3. 63Compact
    Joined: Feb 14, 2007
    Posts: 1,178


    Sorry to hear things aren't looking good, glad our paths crossed a few times over the years.
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  4. Marken
    Joined: Jun 21, 2010
    Posts: 38


    Prayers go out to you and your family Bob.
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  5. TRJ
    Joined: Oct 4, 2003
    Posts: 337

    Alliance Vendor

    Our thoughts and prayers are with Bob and his family. It is always a treat to spend a little time with Bob. I can't help but think of the day we spent riding around the flooded salt flats during Speedweek in the Chevy convert. All of us here at TRJ are always pleased to see Bob at events from Bonneville to the Bayou Roundup. You sir are a man of tremendous spirit and a kind soul.--Steve Coonan
  6. sawzall
    Joined: Jul 15, 2002
    Posts: 4,710


    Thinking about you bob, maggie and your family..

    It was just one year ago that I had a chance to say hello at BTT50's in minnesota.. that time, and every time we had the chance to meet you had kind words to share.. if the world were filled with guys like you, it would be a much better world.
  7. unclescooby
    Joined: Jul 5, 2004
    Posts: 4,993

    from indy

    My love to you and your family. We will meet again, here or on roads yet unknown. Thanks for being my friend.

    Sent from my iPhone using H.A.M.B.
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  8. Thoughts and Prayers for Bob and his Family.
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  9. Thor1
    Joined: Jun 6, 2005
    Posts: 1,653


    Bob, though I live on the other side of the state from you, it will be one of the bigger regrets in this life that I didn't get to meet you in person. Having said that I still feel like I know you from seeing you around this joint for the last 15 years or so.

    My wife and I said a prayer for you tonight as well as your beautiful wife Maggie, your son Brian and the rest of your family and friends. We will continue to do so. All of us are better for having known you or having known OF you. You cast a big shadow as you went through this life brother, and you set a fine example for the rest of us to follow. Like others have said, I too am hopeful that the Lord might yet change the outcome of this part of your story. If He does not, I hope you will rest easy knowing that you are loved and you will be deeply and dearly missed.

    May the Lord bless you and keep you;
    May the Lord make His face to shine upon you and be gracious to you;
    May the Lord lift up his countenance upon you and give you peace.

    Godspeed brother. I look forward to meeting you on the other side.
  10. bonesy
    Joined: Aug 14, 2005
    Posts: 3,000


    Praying for Bob.
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  11. Got to meet Bob a number of years back at the Leadsled Spectacular. He is the kind of guy that once you talk to him for a few minutes it seems like you've known him forever. Larger than life!
    Prayers for you Bob and your family during this difficult time. God bless! E
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  12. No_Respect
    Joined: Jul 27, 2005
    Posts: 1,172

    from So-Cal

    Nothing can be said that hasn't already been said Bob your a hella of a guy talked to you a few times and like everyone says you were a beacon of light in our hobby hope your pain free and enjoying our love. god Bless Jared
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  13. Razr 039.jpg We briefly met and talked in the hotel parking lot during LSRU 2013.
    Seemed like a really genuine fellow.
    I remember seeing your car roll in and thinking Wow! It's actually Bob K.
    From someone who has and is dealing with cancer,
    I know the feeling of being powerless.
    GodSpeed Bob.
    Last edited: Jun 22, 2018
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  14. buzz4041
    Joined: Nov 14, 2008
    Posts: 358

    from Texas

    Our prayers go out for you and Maggie. May god bless you all.
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  15. WZ JUNK
    Joined: Apr 20, 2001
    Posts: 1,828

    from Neosho, MO

    Bob, brightens the day where ever he goes. Here is a picture of him while we were preparing to take some photos at my home town a few years ago. Bob was here for the HAMB Drags. He had been to the KKOA show at Salina, Kansas, the Streetrod Nationals in Louisville, Kentucky, then on to Speedweek at Bonneville. I think he headed to the east coast after he returned home from here. Bob likes to drive a hot rod and so do I. Bob is my hot rod hero.
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  16. Glo and I thank you for your endless inspiration, your heartfelt interest in our journey through life and even your occasional criticism. But mostly we thank you for your friendship. Our prayers continue.

  17. Gotgas
    Joined: Jul 22, 2004
    Posts: 7,112

    from DFW USA

    I hate to hear the news about our friend Bob. But man, what a life!, with so many relationships and experiences to cherish. I pray for comfort and peace for Bob and his family.
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  18. phat rat
    Joined: Mar 18, 2001
    Posts: 4,830

    phat rat

    Bob in the fall of 05 at NHRA Museum cruise night with DRD57's roadster during our trip together to Ca.

    Attached Files:

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  19. bobbleed
    Joined: May 11, 2001
    Posts: 3,113

    from Awesome

    Man I keep looking back at this, this is hitting me hard. Bob you are one of my favorite people and when I call you Uncle B I mean it, you are family to me. Words can not describe the respect I have for you!
    Please take it easy my friend.
    Last edited: Jun 22, 2018
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  20. Bob and Maggie you are both in our prayers. Keep the faith. Bob , I've still got those Studebaker parts for you. You get better so you can put them to good use. Steve and Barb on HWY 2
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  21. C'mon B:DB, you've got the power of 10,000 greasy hoodlums pulling for you. Get some rest and come on back my friend, we're not done with you yet.
  22. oldandkrusty
    Joined: Oct 8, 2002
    Posts: 2,141


    Sumbitch, this is so hard to digest. I've known Bob since a Goodguy's Indy show a long while back. I saw his Chev before I saw him. The license plate said simply "HAMB." I had to meet the owner which I did. Bob was an instant friend and remained so ever since. We would just meet up on our travels, places like B'ville, the L.A. Roadsters show, the AMBR show, Indy, the SEMA Show, just everywhere. And Bob, every time we met and shook hands, the time since our last meeting just melted away and we were swapping lies and enjoying each other to the max. Old friends:

    Damn, my eyes are so friggin' wet, I can't type anymore. Bob, my friend. my old friend.
  23. povertyflats
    Joined: Jan 8, 2007
    Posts: 8,282

    from Missouri

  24. I'll never listen to that favorite song ever again without thinking of my old friend!
  25. WZ JUNK
    Joined: Apr 20, 2001
    Posts: 1,828

    from Neosho, MO

    I hope someone can post the photo of Bob fishing on the salt flats. I can not find mine. It is one of my favorites.

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  26. Bob,you & Maggie are at the top of my prayer list. HRP
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  27. Russco
    Joined: Nov 27, 2005
    Posts: 4,300

    from Central IL

    Sandy and I send prayers to Bob Maggie and family, I was so stoked many years ago when I first met Bob. He was like a rockstar to me, and still is.
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  28. TagMan
    Joined: Dec 12, 2002
    Posts: 6,261


    Maybe the nicest guy I ever met, right off the start. I'm still being optimistic, hoping you'll beat the big "C" and we'll run into each other in the future. God bless you and your family, my friend.
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  29. phat rat
    Joined: Mar 18, 2001
    Posts: 4,830

    phat rat

    Ask and you shall recieve 411525563.jpg
    Joined: Sep 18, 2007
    Posts: 3,621


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