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#1 MSwiss

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Posted 29 May 2023 - 10:22 PM

By the "Requiescat in Pace" in his signature, he apparently has passed.

Does anyone know the circumstances?

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Posted 30 May 2023 - 06:46 AM

Mike is referring to the Phil Smith in Dallas, TX, not the well-known slot car retailer and builder by the same name in the UK.


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Posted 31 May 2023 - 07:00 PM

We have received confirmation that Phil Smith of Irving, TX, has indeed passed away, either in April or May. No other information has been found or received, nor has an obituary been located.

RIP, Phil.


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Posted 31 May 2023 - 07:08 PM

Will miss his presence and questions. My condolences to the family.

 

Did Phil still own his pawn shop?


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Posted 31 May 2023 - 07:14 PM

As far as I know, but I was never able to locate which pawn shop he owned.


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Posted 01 June 2023 - 10:56 AM

RIP, Mr. Smith.


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Posted 01 June 2023 - 11:22 PM

I'm pretty sure it was Irving Super Pawn that he owned.


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Posted 02 June 2023 - 05:37 AM

LinkedIn:
Philip Smith
Irving Super Pawn
Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex
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Posted 02 June 2023 - 06:44 AM

Phil must have sold the business. The Irving Super Pawn website has a couple comments by a Marina F., business owner.


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Posted 02 June 2023 - 10:49 AM

RIP, Phil... save me a spot at the eternal driver's panel.


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