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Old 02-25-2019, 12:48 AM   #1
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I tracked down our enigmatic friend, boblee, who had gone silent on the greenscreen. Sadly, he passed away from his esophageal cancer in October. I had no idea he was from Hugo, OK. My mother was from that area, and my last living aunt and two cousins live there. I would like to have shared a campfire with him.



Ronald ‘Ronnie’ D. Bates
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Ronald “Ronnie” D. Bates passed away peacefully with his son by his side on Oct. 30, 2018, at the age of 72.

Ronnie was born Sept. 28, 1946, to Joe and Theda Floyd Bates in Hugo, Oklahoma. Ronnie was a unique and extremely wise man. He had a passion for the outdoors, was an expert hunter and fisherman and loved obtaining knowledge and insight from books. Ronnie embraced life to the fullest, and through those life experiences, always had the best stories to tell and was a friend you could turn to for sound advice. He will be dearly missed by those that knew him.

He is survived in death by his daughter, Jennie Marie Bates; son, Jimmy Ray Tucker Bates and wife, Allison; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; sister, Terri Wimpee and husband, Rick; and brother, Rick Bates and wife, Terri.

Ronnie is preceded in death by his parents, Joe and Theda Bates.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, at 11 a.m. at Burkhart Funeral Service in Antlers, Oklahoma.

Local arrangements were under the direction of the Boze-Mitchell-McKibbin Funeral Home, 511 W. Main St., Waxahachie, TX 75165.
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Old 02-25-2019, 12:52 AM   #2
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Old 02-25-2019, 01:16 AM   #3
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Sad deal. Enjoyed his stories.
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Old 02-25-2019, 02:26 AM   #4
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RIP Sir

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Old 02-25-2019, 02:42 AM   #5
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Aww man hate to hear this.
My dad passed from the same.
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Old 02-25-2019, 02:51 AM   #6
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Cancer sucks!!!! RIP sir!

I hate to hear this but thanks for finding it out Randy.
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Old 02-25-2019, 02:55 AM   #7
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Sad news
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Old 02-25-2019, 04:15 AM   #8
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Rest In Peace, Sir


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Old 02-25-2019, 04:24 AM   #9
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Sad to hear this, I enjoyed his outlook on life, you only live once, make the best of it.
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Old 02-25-2019, 04:48 AM   #10
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Rest In Peace Boblee
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Old 02-25-2019, 05:11 AM   #11
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Rest in peace Boblee. Prayers sent for his family and friends.
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Old 02-25-2019, 05:15 AM   #12
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Old 02-25-2019, 05:23 AM   #13
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sorry to hear this....I enjoyed his posts.
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Old 02-25-2019, 05:35 AM   #14
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R.I.P. and Godspeed Boblee
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Old 02-25-2019, 06:10 AM   #15
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Old 02-25-2019, 06:11 AM   #16
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Hate to see this! RIP Boblee.
He obviously knew how to have a good time.

Thanks Burnadell for tracking this down.
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Old 02-25-2019, 06:15 AM   #17
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The hardest part of being on an online community. RIP Bob.........
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Old 02-25-2019, 06:22 AM   #18
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Hate to read that he passed. RIP boblee and he certainly knew how to enjoy life.
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Old 02-25-2019, 06:29 AM   #19
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Old 02-25-2019, 06:34 AM   #20
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R.I.P. Brother.

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Old 02-25-2019, 06:38 AM   #21
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Sad news. RIP Sir!
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Old 02-25-2019, 06:42 AM   #23
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Rest in Peace brother.
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Old 02-25-2019, 06:44 AM   #24
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Old 02-25-2019, 06:49 AM   #25
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Prayers sent for him and his loved ones.
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Old 02-25-2019, 06:50 AM   #26
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God Speed.....
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Old 02-25-2019, 06:50 AM   #27
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Sad to hear! Liked his stories and his outlook. Godspeed, sir.
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Old 02-25-2019, 06:52 AM   #28
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Thanks Burnadell. RIP boblee.
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Old 02-25-2019, 06:53 AM   #29
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It should be noted, he was a Vietnam era Veteran. I do not know if he was in theatre or not. But he served his Country.
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Old 02-25-2019, 06:55 AM   #30
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Old 02-25-2019, 07:03 AM   #31
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Old 02-25-2019, 07:05 AM   #32
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Thanks for your research, Randy. RIP Ronnie Bates.
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Old 02-25-2019, 07:08 AM   #33
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RIP Mr. Bates.
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Old 02-25-2019, 07:09 AM   #34
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Hate to read this.
RIP Mr. Bates.
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Old 02-25-2019, 07:10 AM   #35
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Sad...he had some pretty good threads and posts. Seemed like a heck of a guy!!
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Old 02-25-2019, 07:15 AM   #36
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Sorry to hear that! RIP..
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Old 02-25-2019, 07:18 AM   #37
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Definitely was a character and will be missed! Rest in peace sir.
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Old 02-25-2019, 07:28 AM   #38
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RIP Boblee...
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Old 02-25-2019, 07:31 AM   #39
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RIP boblee

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Old 02-25-2019, 07:34 AM   #40
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Old 02-25-2019, 07:38 AM   #41
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Old 02-25-2019, 07:48 AM   #42
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Old 02-25-2019, 07:50 AM   #43
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Legend.
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Old 02-25-2019, 07:50 AM   #44
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RIP, God Bless
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Old 02-25-2019, 08:07 AM   #45
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Old 02-25-2019, 08:16 AM   #46
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RIP my TBH brother

Thanks Randy for investigating and posting
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Old 02-25-2019, 08:24 AM   #47
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RIP boblee. Hate to hear that.
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Old 02-25-2019, 08:24 AM   #48
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Sad to hear. He had some great stories
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Old 02-25-2019, 08:29 AM   #49
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Old 02-25-2019, 08:32 AM   #50
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RIP boblee, you fought the good fight. Cancer sucks.
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