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Ed Sparks


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Old 07-09-2015, 07:49:49 AM
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Sad news to hear. Ed you will be missed by all on this web site, and especially in the onan forum!

Your generosity has helped so many people over the years.

RIP my friend.
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Old 07-09-2015, 08:04:48 AM
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That is a real shock to me. We just had our monthly fight last week. We were always fighting over something in a friendly way. We were always talking about visiting each other someday. He was going to buy me a lobster and I would buy him a steak. I will miss him.

So long to a fellow Texan
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Old 07-09-2015, 08:32:10 AM
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That is a shock, he had just sent me a copy of the operators manual for my 1963 305CCK set. That is a great loss both to the group and his family. Rest in peace Ed.
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Old 07-09-2015, 09:20:33 AM
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Default Re: Ed Sparks

You were asking about a photo and I decided to copy his photo and article from the Orr's and Bailey Islands Fire Department into post #1 of this thread.
http://www.smokstak.com/forum/showpo...39&postcount=1

Ed had been to our home for a long visit with us recently on June 28th and brought a couple pounds of frozen diver scallops from the last winter's season. He had previously helped us find this summer location and helped me find a servicing dealer that took care of my Jeep 4X4 problem last year. Everywhere I travel in the islands, folks knew Ed. He will be missed by many!
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Old 07-09-2015, 12:21:38 PM
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The loss of Ed passing is truly felt at our home this day never met Ed and his wife in person but one can tell they sure have love and kindness in their hearts for man kind just last week he sent my wife and I some of the best Maple Syrup one could ever put on a hot cake and he was just telling me the other night take care and get healed up from my surgery there is sure going to be an empty place here on the Smokstak wonderful folks they are I pray for the families and friends for I know this pain and loss has reached many hearts he will sure be missed God Bless and help you through this time of loss Danny and Diana
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Old 07-09-2015, 02:51:56 PM
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What a tragedy... He will be greatly missed. Condolences to the family.
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Old 07-09-2015, 03:12:03 PM
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Default Re: Ed Sparks

Always leaves a huge hole, strange how you can get close to folks you've never talked to or met.

T-Nut (Robert Bastow) Have his mint sauce for lamb recipe, and an inside turning tool.
Dennis Turk (not sure, but absent from those forums)
and now Ed

I hope they're getting to know each other.
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Old 07-09-2015, 03:18:33 PM
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As has been said, what a shock. My prayers go out for Ed & his family.


Thank You Ed Sparks.
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Old 07-09-2015, 04:58:10 PM
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Very sad indeed! Ed will be missed. Condolence's to his family.Bob
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Old 07-09-2015, 08:37:49 PM
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Shortly after I came here seeking help with my Onan, Ed said hello.
He spent a lot of time helping me the newbie with all sorts of questions.
Sent me all the manuals and phamphlets I could ever wish for.
He never asked for anything in return.
I think Ed was the closest Stacker to me as I live in Nova Scotia.
He asked me on more than 1 oacasion to come for a visit and bring the missus, all were welcome.
I always put it off and said maybe next year.
Right there Ed is teaching me and many of you yet again.
Take the time to spend with friends and family.
We don't know how long we are here and when we are gone its too late.
I kick my self now for not at least taking a long weekend and dropping in for a short visit.
Ed will be missed by all here I am sure and the world is just a little worse without him.
Chris
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