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Courtney Halowell

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Killer, Jul 21, 2011.

  1. Damn, he always had a good comment. Thoughts and prayers to jason and all of Courts freinds and family.
  2. Damn Tito, we just talked two days ago. Not sure what it will be like to hit the local events and not see your smiling face and have a bit of a BS session.

    I am proud to have worked with you on tech articles, bs when we saw each other and to have called you a friend! I'll never forget the Bear Hugs that lifted me off the ground

    Godspeed my friend - know well that you will be missed by many
    Last edited: Jul 22, 2011
  3. ryno
    Joined: Oct 6, 2005
    Posts: 3,471


    Wow just thought I'd look at the hamb one last time before bed, I read this.
    Cortney was everything everyone has already said, just a genuine good dude
    I did a lot of tech articles with him back in the truck days and spent allot of time riding bmx at the block

    Good times,memories

    I've been meaning to call him ask advice on my new project, really bummed I didn't
    You'll be missed
  4. zibo
    Joined: Mar 17, 2002
    Posts: 2,346

    from dago ca

    RIP Court!
  5. Wow. RIP, Court.
  6. Mr48chev
    Joined: Dec 28, 2007
    Posts: 27,895


    Sad to hear. I never got to meet him but really enjoyed reading what he wrote over the years and I'd like to think that I learned a bit from it.
  7. Ramblux
    Joined: Jun 27, 2003
    Posts: 358


    Courtney was someone I always wanted to work with, and I finally got the chance when he fought for me to get hired at StreetTrucks. Even though I knew him for years before, we really got to know each other those four years I was at ST. He was the type of guy who you'd get into a disagreement with, but just couldn't stay mad at him. I'll miss him and I hope his family is okay.
  8. Groovybaby6
    Joined: Dec 29, 2008
    Posts: 750

    from Denver

    Terrible news, it's always sad to lose a member of hot rodding's 4th estate.
  9. lurch13
    Joined: Apr 29, 2002
    Posts: 224


    this is a sad day and tito will be missed. i meet him over 15 years ago when i was into mini trucks and joined negative camber he was the kind of person who would do anything for anyone.any time i would visit california he always open his house up for me to stay no matter how long i stayed in town and was a excellent tour guide.his text and photography will be missed. im going to miss ya brother and my prayers go out to all his family and friends.
  10. weez
    Joined: Dec 5, 2002
    Posts: 860


    Wow, I can't believe it... I'm glad i got to spend a couple of hours with him at LARS... what a friendly positive great guy, I'm stunned...
  11. Jim Bouchard
    Joined: Mar 2, 2011
    Posts: 601

    Jim Bouchard

    A real stand up guy, he will be missed. RIP.
    Joined: Apr 21, 2001
    Posts: 1,606


    Courtney was a great friend for 17 years we had a lot of fun times together i will never forget . Love you bud. I miss you. Heres a pic of him and me in my roadster when he shot it at el mirage 2 years a go. Rip my friend

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  13. thoughts go out to all the family and friends

  14. KIRK!
    Joined: Feb 20, 2002
    Posts: 12,032


    I just heard. I don't even know what to say.

    I'll miss the bear hugs.
    Last edited: Jul 22, 2011
  15. metalshapes
    Joined: Nov 18, 2002
    Posts: 10,760

    Tech Editor

    Very sorry to hear this.

  16. hemi
    Joined: Jul 11, 2001
    Posts: 1,961


    So sad... He will be missed. Super nice guy, I know he had a stroke earlier, but still waaay too early.. Sucks.
  17. hotrod fozzie
    Joined: Sep 16, 2006
    Posts: 175

    hotrod fozzie

    We'll miss you courtney!! R.i.p.!
  18. 100% Matt
    Joined: Aug 7, 2006
    Posts: 2,565

    100% Matt

    Terrible News :( RIP Courtney
  19. flamedabone
    Joined: Aug 3, 2001
    Posts: 4,849


    Courtney and I have talked on many occasions, he was a great guy and a talented magazine man.

    I will miss him very much. -Abone.
  20. 345winder
    Joined: Oct 27, 2010
    Posts: 1,059


    shocked and very sad to hear,,,, :( my condolences.....
  21. cookiemonster131
    Joined: Mar 3, 2008
    Posts: 265


    very sad day when i heard last night he had passed. I have known him since i was 17 and he was the nicest kindest man you could ever want to hang out with. He never met a stranger!
  22. Woody's Hot Rods
    Joined: Sep 15, 2007
    Posts: 209

    Woody's Hot Rods

    I am really going to miss Courtney. Just one of the most genuine and great guys you ever want to meet. :(
  23. Nomad
    Joined: Aug 10, 2006
    Posts: 40

    from Gretna, NE

    I don't know what to say. I worked with Courtney for several years, and even though we weren't the closest of friends, he was always someone you could fall into easy conversation with. Just a real genuine, friendly, enthusiastic and energetic guy - and it showed in the work he did. The hot rod community and magazine world will definitely feel his loss. RIP.
  24. BlownMerc
    Joined: Mar 23, 2010
    Posts: 146

    from Jerome

    God speed Courtney Thoughts and prayers go out to all the family and friends. He will be missed.
  25. GraphicDisorder
    Joined: Jul 22, 2011
    Posts: 1


    Heard this news yesterday and its still not fully sat in yet and I am still a wreck over it. He was an amazing person that brought out the best in everyone around him. Best kind of guy. Going to miss him.
  26. kustombuilder
    Joined: Sep 18, 2002
    Posts: 7,754

    from Novi, MI

  27. Merlin
    Joined: Apr 9, 2005
    Posts: 2,546

    from Inman, SC

    Rest in peace.
  28. Sad to hear.. RIP Courtney!!

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