Tugboat Bill

Discussion in 'Australia' started by philth, Sep 7, 2012.

  1. philth

    philth www.motorbikin.com.au

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    We lost Tugboat Bill tragically to depression the other day
    there was only one of him
    we will miss you mate
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  2. nevgriff64

    nevgriff64 ɹǝpun uʍop ɯoɹɟ buıppoɯ Super Moderator

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    My deepest condolences to his family and friends. :(:

    R.I.P Tugboat. :cry
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  3. rider911

    rider911 Shortcut Navigator

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    Very sad news indeed. Its tragic how depresion targets lots of champion blokes.
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  4. Grog

    Grog Old Bastard

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    Another tough man lost ........

    My thoughts are with those who were close.

    You can rest in peace now mate!
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  5. lentil

    lentil All round nice guy Super Moderator

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    RIP Bill.

    Condolences to Family, Firends and loved ones.:cry
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  6. tHEtREV

    tHEtREV Captain Awesome... tEAM iDIOT.

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    Shit, that hit pretty hard...

    Only met him a few times but reading about him and reading his story's always makes you think you know someone better than you do.
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  7. turbobob

    turbobob Been here awhile

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    There was tugboat driver called Bill
    At bike riding, this man had some skill.
    He would ride, east to west
    Hardly stop for a rest
    Right beside him, was his good mate Phil.

    Condolences to Bill's family and loved ones.

    God bless you mate.
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  8. Big Willy

    Big Willy two dementional

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    Absolutely tragic.
    A man I always admired
    Sincere condolences to those closest to him.
    RIP
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  9. El Ponkin

    El Ponkin Bloodrunner

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    Thats a hell of a shock, rest in peace Bill and condolences to all his family and friends especially Phil, it must be hard losing such a close friend.
    Andy
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  10. ozbikedude

    ozbikedude Long timer

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    well thats a shock ,RIP BILL,riding in the sky now ay.
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  11. MymoJoe

    MymoJoe Ride Ride Ride

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    I am in complete shock. My thoughts go out to bills family and friends.

    Bill you will be missed mate. Ride on

    Joe
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  12. BigFella44

    BigFella44 Been here awhile

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    My thoughts and prayers to those close to Bill.
    So we lose another inmate to the dreaded Black Dog,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
    RIP big fella, you will be sorely missed.
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  13. Hardhead

    Hardhead Long timer

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    What a shock. I never met the guy in person but watching and hearing of his antics in the dvd and threads on here always brought a smile to my face. He will be sadly missed. Condolence to friends and family.
    R.I.P. Bill.
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  14. kougar

    kougar go hard or go home

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    onya,phil,didnt know if you were going to post it up,yesterday was a day i wont forget for a long time,he is probably still laughing at gundies bloody stories.R.I,P bill NETTY is doing well so far,she is surronded by all her freinds and family and has the whole adv community as well.


    RIP bill,it was a honour knowing you.
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  15. Rumble

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    Shit and this would be one of the last guys that l would think of with depression :cry Ride on my friend. Condolences to family and friends. Will be missed :cry




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  16. blackness

    blackness more riding

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    Tragic news and as others have said a shock.

    Phil, friends and family, all the best for the hard road ahead.
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  17. Gee1

    Gee1 Been here awhile

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    I never got ot meet Bill, but through his stories and the antics on the Motorbikin' stories you felt you knew the guy. A very sad time indeed. Heartfelt condolences to his mates and family.
    RIP Bill
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  18. crash n bern

    crash n bern Long timer

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    Sad news, my thoughts go to those who were close to him..
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  19. gsd4me

    gsd4me 90% bluff

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    This is tragic news, who would have thought that his toothy smile was hiding such pain inside that he felt it necessary to take his own life.

    There is nothing I can say that can make things easier for you, Phil; just try to remember the many good times you and Bill had together.

    Condolences to the friends and family of Tugboat Bill, a life ended much too soon.
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  20. Russ

    Russ Let's ride Super Moderator

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    R.I.P Bill a good man gone to soon.
    Thoughts go out to Netty, his family and mates.


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