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Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by kitthis, Nov 22, 2013.

  1. kitthis
    Joined: Jul 28, 2013
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    kitthis

    We lost a great artist yesterday Sonny DePalma. Lost his battle with cancer

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  2. butch27
    Joined: Dec 10, 2004
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    Damn--Sonny did wonders with anything he touched.
     
  3. AHotRod
    Joined: Jul 27, 2001
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    I just had heard this morning, I'm so sorry, he was a great guy and so talented.
     
  4. Chaz
    Joined: Feb 24, 2004
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    Chaz
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    Man, what a shocker. He was as good an artist as they come.
     

  5. Nomadness
    Joined: Oct 26, 2007
    Posts: 462

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    My thoughts and prayers for Family and Friends. R.I.P. Sonny you are one of The Greats...
     
  6. Jalopy Joker
    Joined: Sep 3, 2006
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    never easy - sincere sympathy goes out to his family and friends
     
  7. Very sad news. Sonny was a true inspiration. Prayers for the ones who knew him best.
    Godspeed Sonny, may you rest in pease. Thank you for the skill of your hands and the whimsical way you made your brushes do their thing.
     
  8. lockwoodkustoms
    Joined: Dec 22, 2005
    Posts: 3,910

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    This is very sad for many Sonny had inspired me a lot since I have got to know him over the years here and eventually meeting up with him at the Florida shows. He was an outstanding all around artist who will be missed by many. RIP Sonny
     
  9. Harms Way
    Joined: Nov 27, 2005
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    Sonny,..... a great guy and a great artist. The only one Ed Roth trusted Rat Fink with.... Sonny will be deeply missed. I can only imagine the conversation Ed, Norm and Sonny are having ! So long Sonny,.... Fair winds and following seas my friend.
     
  10. hotrod mike
    Joined: Nov 21, 2006
    Posts: 1,729

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    Sad news indeed. Sonny was one of kind and a great guy. RIP Sonny
     
  11. jrsautografx
    Joined: Dec 12, 2008
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    Sorry to hear about Sonny, what a fabulous artist and inspiration.
     
  12. HOLLYWQQD
    Joined: Apr 23, 2006
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    from central NY

    i posted in the other thread but can't say it enough !! truly a sad day !! RIP Sonny D!
     
  13. Harms Way
    Joined: Nov 27, 2005
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    Amen Bro.........
     
  14. BigNick1959
    Joined: Oct 23, 2006
    Posts: 638

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    Sonny DePalma had kicked my ass 18 years ago at the Easy Rider bike show in Columbus Ohio with his outstanding creations . His work was absolutely genius, flawless and without question, some of the best airbrush work I had ever seen to that date. I was struck dumb by his detail and immediately became a fan. I had talked with him a couple of times on the internet but unfortunately for me, I never had the pleasure of talking with him in person.

    Everyone who makes a living with an airbrush owes a nod to Sonny, he was an innovator and a trend setter and I for one will miss seeing his future works. He set the bar high for the next generation, we can only wait to see if they are up to the challenge.

    RIP Sonny, you were one of the best.
     
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