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PostPosted: Sun Mar 09, 2014 12:08 am 
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I hope this is the right section for this post.

Had some sad news this evening from Chris Hooper's (Jingo11) sister, which she has asked me to pass on to everyone he knew, that he passed away Thursday in his sleep unexpectedly.
Afraid i don't know any more than that other than she is going to try and put a post up on some of the forums expressing her thanks for those that helped him out over the years.

Thoughts go out to his family, RIP Chris, you'll be missed buddy...

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PostPosted: Sun Mar 09, 2014 12:26 am 
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What terrible news :(

I don't know what to say, despite all the adversity that faced him he was always a cheerful chap.

I think I speak for everyone in the club when I say that we would like to do something for the family, funeral etc, whether it be flowers or a donation etc.

Please let us know any details if you are able.

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PostPosted: Sun Mar 09, 2014 1:31 am 
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Really sad news.

I feel especially sad i didn't manage to get ezzy finished and back to him in time for him to have a last drive.

RIP Chris.

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PostPosted: Sun Mar 09, 2014 2:17 am 
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Damn that's sad news

Give em hell up there Chris


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 09, 2014 11:26 am 
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Thanks for letting us know Steve. Such sad news but his enthusiasm and determination to overcome all his problems were an inspiration to us all.

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PostPosted: Sun Mar 09, 2014 1:54 pm 
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Sad news. RIP Chris.

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PostPosted: Sun Mar 09, 2014 9:46 pm 
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:cry: Poor man, shocked .

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 10, 2014 1:16 pm 
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So sad to see this news. :-(

Through all the adversity life threw at him; he always put a brave face on and battled through with a cheerful smile on his face.

My thoughts are with his family and in particular his little girl.

I would like to echo Mikes comments regarding doing something for the family, Steve/CDB if are in contact with the family or are better placed to make a suggestion on anything we can do please post up.

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 10, 2014 4:39 pm 
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People on CCUK are thinking similarly, maybe we can do something jointly. I'll update when I hear anything.

I had a call from Chris's sister yesterday and now have her phone number.

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 10, 2014 8:55 pm 
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I'm really devastated by this news :cry:
I spent a few Saturdays over the years at his place, like others, helping out and generally trying to provide moral support.
He always had a smile through all his adversity and his courage was amazing.

Please let us know if there is anything we can do and what the arrangements are.

RIP Chris

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 11, 2014 12:49 am 
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I have put her in touch with Bryan on ccuk so she can put a post up expressing her thanks to everyone on there that chipped in for the Duck clutch etc over there.





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PostPosted: Thu Mar 13, 2014 12:09 pm 
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Oh my god I was just thinking about him the other day about how I hadn't spoken to him in a while and must message him, that's terrible news , my condolences to the family and friends such a nice bloke.

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 13, 2014 12:33 pm 
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The funeral is Monday 24th. Anyone welcome.

I'll paste details later when im on a pc.

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 13, 2014 6:56 pm 
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AdyGT, on 12 Mar 2014 - 8:24 PM, said:

Hi all I have been chatting to sarah (chris' s sister ) this evening and she has requested I post up about the funeral !
She has been overwhelmed by the response from ccuk and how well thought of he was both now and in the past when we helped raise funds for ezzy to get the duck clutch !
Sarah has said she would love to meet his ccuk family so if anyone wishes to attent the funeral to pay tribute to chris they will be welcome and feels that its what chris would have wanted.

The funeral will be held on monday 24th march at worthing crematorium at 12 .20 pm postcode is BN140RG

Then afterwards at the maypole pub in yapton postcode is BN180DP ( I beleive but ill get this confrmed)

I will be in attendance and will let sarah know roughly how many wish to attend


I'm planning to attend also.

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 13, 2014 9:35 pm 
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I'm planning to attend as well.

Does anyone have any thoughts about a collection/chipping in to get a wreath (or tribute) from the this forum?

For example, here's some ideas from the InterFlora site:
http://www.interflora.co.uk/catalog/product.xml?product_id=2623862;category_id=19
http://www.interflora.co.uk/catalog/product.xml?product_id=2623202;category_id=2001533
http://www.interflora.co.uk/catalog/product.xml?product_id=2624562;category_id=15

I am happy to organise this.

EDIT:
Perhaps with the addition of the club logo, e.g. one of the following:

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Which I can print out in colour and attach to the tribute.

Reply here or PM me if interested.

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