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Old 12-19-2011, 12:08 PM
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Default Vern Hendershott

I just heard some really bad news about Vern Hendershott. I hope it is just a rumor. Anybody heard anything?

Update - Vern went west on Saturday 12/17. See below.
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Old 12-19-2011, 12:23 PM
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I have not heard anything.
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Old 12-20-2011, 05:49 AM
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http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/new...&pid=155121497
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Old 12-20-2011, 06:44 AM
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That is so sad. My thoughts are with his family and friends.
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Old 12-20-2011, 09:45 AM
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Sad. He was posting regularly. Does anybody know if he was ill?
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Old 12-20-2011, 10:16 AM
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Sad. He was posting regularly. Does anybody know if he was ill?
I heard, second hand, that it was sudden, and he died in his sleep. I think his final post was Friday, died on Saturday. I guess that's not such a bad way to go, if you have to go.

Vern was on the forum every day, mostly helping other folks with building issues. I never met him in person. He could be a little rough on Van's or other vendors, and occasionally I would remind him he could be a little kinder and gentler! But he seemed to me to be a no-nonsense sort of a guy, and there were times when his patience with newbies really impressed me.

He will be missed as an active member of the community.
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Old 12-20-2011, 10:19 AM
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My condolences to his survivors! Vern certainly made a positive contribution.
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Old 12-20-2011, 10:40 AM
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Never met Vern but it is still a shocker to see one of our passing. Thoughts with the family.
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Old 12-20-2011, 10:51 AM
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I met Vern recently. He was kind enough to give us a tour of Spruce Creek Fly-in. I was going to see him again in a few days. It saddens me to learn the bad news. I learned from him that his wife passed away a few years ago and they had no children. He lived with his father at Spruce Creek. My deepest condolence.
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Old 12-20-2011, 11:21 AM
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Didn't know Vern except thru the forums where you get to know someone in thread dialogue. I will miss his being a big part of the forum, his comments, and him. Condolences to hiis family and friends.
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