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#1 Noose

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Posted 10 November 2015 - 09:53 PM

It is with great, great sadness that we have learned that fellow racer Billy Walker passed away this afternoon. He was looking forward to the Fall Brawl.

 

Rest in peace, friend.


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Posted 10 November 2015 - 09:54 PM

Damn, I hate to hear that, Noose.


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Posted 10 November 2015 - 10:21 PM

Condolences to Billy's friends and family.


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Posted 10 November 2015 - 10:33 PM

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Posted 10 November 2015 - 10:38 PM

RIP, Billy.
 
Far too many of these threads lately.
 
Godspeed.
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Posted 10 November 2015 - 11:42 PM

RIP, Billy. It was always fun when Billy was in the raceway!!

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Posted 11 November 2015 - 06:10 AM

RIP...

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Posted 11 November 2015 - 08:50 AM

RIP, Billy. Save a spot for us at the driver's panel up there.


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Posted 11 November 2015 - 08:58 AM

Rest in peace, Bill.


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Posted 11 November 2015 - 09:13 AM

Very sad news. RIP, Billy.


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Posted 12 November 2015 - 07:29 AM

Folks, in case you haven't seen this:
 
In honor of Billy Walker
 
I made a donation. Very sad when there is no money to get buried.

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Posted 12 November 2015 - 04:13 PM

Just made my donation.  


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Posted 14 November 2015 - 11:41 AM

From a post at Facebook by Lucille Brady:
 
Please join us in celebrating Billy Walker's life at The Race Place in Farmingdale on Saturday November 21 from 3 PM to 7 PM.

Please share this message on Facebook and join us in honoring his final white flag lap.

The Race Place
1151 Highway 33
Farmingdale, NJ 07727
(732) 938-5215


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