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Folks Of Interest Our Beloved TOMMY has passed away.

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by 41hemi, Jan 27, 2017.

  1. Sad news. RIP Tommy, my thoughts are with your family and friends.
  2. Tommy's sons wanted to let everyone know. That they have been following this the thread and appreciate all of the kind words from everyone. They also wanted to post that there will be a Celebration of Tommy's Life on February 23 from 4:00 to 7:00 at Kalas Funeral Home in Edgewater Md.
  3. sodbuster
    Joined: Oct 15, 2001
    Posts: 4,942

    from Kansas was always nice to see his posts.

    Last edited: Jan 31, 2017
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  4. Didn't get a chance to personally meet him, but did chat with him a few times here on the HAMB, and saw him at Jalopyrama 2014 where we all sang 'Happy Birthday' to him. RIP Tommy.

  5. Rusty
    Joined: Mar 4, 2004
    Posts: 9,447


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  6. Clik
    Joined: Jul 1, 2009
    Posts: 1,764


    Tommy Mills Roadster Action Shot.jpg
    This pic was posted on the Memories and Friends of the Mighty Mo FB site.
  7. falcongeorge
    Joined: Aug 26, 2010
    Posts: 18,341

    from BC

    I kinda figured we would be hearing something like this. Tommy you have been missed, and will continue to be.
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  8. carl.p
    Joined: Jan 12, 2009
    Posts: 74

    from grimsby uk

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  9. You can go to the Kalas Funeral Home, Edgewater, Md. website and leave a condolence/ remembrance if you care to. Would be great to see a bunch of them.....................Don.
  10. J. A. Miller
    Joined: Dec 30, 2010
    Posts: 1,173

    J. A. Miller
    from Central NY

    Just don't mention anything about electric fans or alternators - Tommy didn't care for either.
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  11. .............Good point.:)...and so true.
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  12. slack
    Joined: Aug 18, 2014
    Posts: 496


  13. sawzall
    Joined: Jul 15, 2002
    Posts: 4,621


    it was rare for me to take photos like this.. and in retrospect, wish I had taken more..
    Tommy and Denise at Jalopy Showdown in 2005. been a few years since Ive seen tommy, I'll remember him like this..

    Attached Files:

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  14. ^^^^Great shot, sawzall.^^^^ Not sure if Denise has been made aware of Tommy's passing as she doesn't spend as much time on here as in the past. Hopefully some of the folks who know her on Facebook or Instagram or other Social Media can let her know. Thanks for the picture, two legendary HAMBers right there in one shot.:)
  15. Thanks for the memory, sawzall.
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  16. I just got word to Denise.
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  17. hotrodladycrusr
    Joined: Sep 20, 2002
    Posts: 20,727


    Very sad to hear. My deepest heartfelt condolences to Tommy's family and many legions of friends.

    One of my favorite highlights of the Jalopy Showdown each year was getting a big old hug from Tommy and one year, I'll never forget, I got an awesome ride around the track at speed in his fabulous roadster. He had me laughing and screaming for more. Fun memories for sure. The Jalopy Showdown just won't be the same.

    Sawzall, thanks for posting that photo, it made me smile while being bummed out at the same time.
    Trent, thanks for letting me know, appreciate ya thinking of me.

    Love and miss ya all!
    Last edited: Feb 8, 2017
  18. Thanks for checking in, Denise. Sad time for sure. We miss you on here.......................Don.
  19. ................Still plenty of room on the website for added condolences. If anyone coming to the celebration of life on Thursday, Feb. 23 from 4-7pm plans on driving their hot rod, weather forecast looks to be dry and in the 60's. Would be nice to see a big turnout...............................Don.
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  20. pumpman
    Joined: Dec 6, 2010
    Posts: 2,502


    Damn, not much to say that hasn't already been said. Only knew him through the HAMB like so many others, will really miss him. Bet he's doing the roundy rounds slinging mud everywhere. Peace Tommy.
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  21. jeffs64cat
    Joined: Feb 15, 2017
    Posts: 25


    Sorry to hear. Prayers go out to Family and Friends.. Being new here never got a chance to read his posts. God bless

    Sent from my iPad using The H.A.M.B. mobile app
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  22. Elvis100
    Joined: May 21, 2016
    Posts: 228


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  23. pwschuh
    Joined: Oct 27, 2008
    Posts: 2,174


    I am sorry I won't be able to make it to Tommy's memorial service but I am so sad to hear of his passing. What a fabulous member of the Mid-Atlantic hot rod community.
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  24. I'll be there after work.
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  25. That's a great photo Don, of Tommy doing what he enjoyed. 021.jpg It's so sad to say goodbye. Here's a sketch Tommy just having fun at the Jalopy Showdown.
  26. That is very cool Ron, I'm betting a bunch of people would like a copy of that. Hope to see you at this years Showdown.
  27. Really nice work, Ron. Thanks for posting that.
  28. luckythirteenagogo
    Joined: Dec 28, 2012
    Posts: 1,225

    from Apex, NC

    I'm really sad to hear that. May he rest in peace in that big old hot rod garage in the sky.

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  29. ricofan68
    Joined: Aug 30, 2007
    Posts: 232

    from Austin, TX

    Didn't know Tommy but my condolences go out to his family and friends! RIP

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