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Old 02-19-2019, 10:07 AM   #1
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Default TBH Lost Another Great Member - RIP Eric Pence *****Updated with Service Information

It is with much sorrow that I have to post that Eric passed away yesterday morning. We all know what a great family man Eric was. He loved nothing more than spending time with Kelly(his tbh gun model) and his two boys. They were a tight knit family and I’m sure they will remain as such.

I feel fortunate to have spent some time with Eric and his family at quite a few TTHA shows. They were always there to assist with helping the kids fish so that Kelly and I could sneak off and drink beer. Good times!!

We will all miss him and his dry humor. Great man with a huge heart. God Bless him and his family and friends.

Kelly, you have an army of TBH’ers here to help in any way possible. We are all a phone call or text away.





Memorial Service information as follows:
Thursday, February 21, 2019
10:30 AM
First United Methodist Church in Hurst, Texas

Gathering at Kelly's dad's house afterwards.
129 East Louella
Hurst, TX 76054
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Old 02-19-2019, 10:08 AM   #2
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So sorry to hear, prayers sent
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Old 02-19-2019, 10:09 AM   #3
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Oh man... Sorry to hear. I had followed his journey in a limited capacity through his posts on here. Prayers out to friends and family.
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Old 02-19-2019, 10:09 AM   #4
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Prayers up!
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Old 02-19-2019, 10:10 AM   #5
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So sad to hear. Im in shock. I havent checked the thread or seen any update on him. Assumed all was well. Prayers for the family.
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Old 02-19-2019, 10:12 AM   #6
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Cancer sucks! RIP
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Old 02-19-2019, 10:13 AM   #7
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Oh, no. What terrible news. Prayers for comfort for Kelly and the boys.
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Old 02-19-2019, 10:14 AM   #8
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Just breaks my heart. What a great guy.
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Old 02-19-2019, 10:15 AM   #9
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Old 02-19-2019, 10:16 AM   #10
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Oh No! I have known him pretty much all his life. He grew up next door to my parents and used to watch me and my brother shooting bows in the back yard.
Great guy from a great family. RIP Eric.
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Old 02-19-2019, 10:18 AM   #11
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Oh no, I remember reading his thread about the health troubles. Dang it, RIP sir!
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Old 02-19-2019, 10:19 AM   #12
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I could not believe what I was hearing when I got the call yesterday morning. Such a great guy. Eric you will be missed by so many but I know you are in a much better place up in heaven with your dad. Keep a seat open by the fire for me up there and I will see you on the other side!
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Old 02-19-2019, 10:19 AM   #13
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Many prayers sent for the family, friends and his TBH family. RIP to a great man
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Old 02-19-2019, 10:20 AM   #14
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I was pulling for the miracle, terrible loss and a great man!
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Old 02-19-2019, 10:20 AM   #15
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So sorry to hear that. Praying for comfort for his family.
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Old 02-19-2019, 10:20 AM   #16
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Dang, hate hearing this. Prayer for his family. He had just bought a tent from me a few weeks back hoping he'd get to use it with his boys in warmer weather this year.
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Old 02-19-2019, 10:21 AM   #17
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Old 02-19-2019, 10:22 AM   #18
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Old 02-19-2019, 10:22 AM   #19
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Old 02-19-2019, 10:23 AM   #20
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Prayers sent. We lost a great one.
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Old 02-19-2019, 10:24 AM   #21
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I am so sorry to hear this. Pardon my ignorance of just thinking he was going to have surgery and continue on his battle and walk with God. Well, he is walking with God alright. I will be praying for his family and for all to find peace in the light knowing God's plan is bigger than ours. This disease has a way of tearing families apart and yet bringing them together in other ways. I know this family is closer and loves more through this battle. May all of us as friends on TBH continue to pray and love the Pence family and lift them up in prayer and not let complacency with life forget their loss and may TBH be stronger together for all. Lord Jesus we ask all these things on our hearts in your Holy and Precious Name. Amen
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Old 02-19-2019, 10:26 AM   #22
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Prayers and condolences for the Pence family.
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Old 02-19-2019, 10:29 AM   #23
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Sad, only met Eric once but really liked him and enjoyed his contributions to TBH. He'll be missed. RIP Eric
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Old 02-19-2019, 10:29 AM   #24
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God speed Eric.
You were a true family man that earned my respect the first we met in Quanah when you came to look at the lease. Always enjoyed time spent around you and your family.
Gone but never forgotten.
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Old 02-19-2019, 10:32 AM   #25
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Just awful news. Eric seemed like a fiercely devoted family man, I can't think of any higher compliment. The Pence family will be in my prayers.



Please let the family know we are here to help.
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Old 02-19-2019, 10:32 AM   #26
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Prayers and God Bless
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Old 02-19-2019, 10:33 AM   #27
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Sad news. Prayers sent for Kelly and his boys and the rest of their family.
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Old 02-19-2019, 10:34 AM   #28
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Hate to hear this, prayers sent.
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Old 02-19-2019, 10:34 AM   #29
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Definitely a sad day. I was fortunate enough to share hunting camp and a fire with a great man and will miss his humor and wisdom. I pray for the family and offer any support needed through this tough time.
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Old 02-19-2019, 10:34 AM   #30
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Man after reading that the surgery went well was hoping for a new bright update. Hate this for the family! RIP sir
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Old 02-19-2019, 10:35 AM   #31
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No no no no!!!! Eric was such a good friend. Met him many of times. The man loved his family so much. He always would tell me hold those kiddos tight that they grow up way too fast. Good Speed my friend. Speechless and hurts to even think about.
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Old 02-19-2019, 10:38 AM   #32
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Like others, I was under the impression the fight was far from over. I hate to hear it! May he rest in peace.
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Old 02-19-2019, 10:39 AM   #33
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RIP Eric, Prayers Up for the family
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Old 02-19-2019, 10:39 AM   #34
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Oh my, I have no words. I did not expect to read this. I am speechless. Godspeed sir! You will be missed by many.
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Old 02-19-2019, 10:40 AM   #35
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Prayers up
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Old 02-19-2019, 10:42 AM   #36
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This is not a thread I wanted to see. Sad. RIP Eric. Thanks for being the guy you were...
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Old 02-19-2019, 10:42 AM   #37
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sad to hear this. didn't know him other than form his posts on here. Cancer is such a horrible disease. Things can go from bad to worse in the blink of an eye. Prayers to his family and all who were close to him
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Old 02-19-2019, 10:43 AM   #38
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Very sorry to hear this news.. :-(
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Old 02-19-2019, 10:43 AM   #39
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Godspeed Eric

The Pence family is in all our prayers

Kelly, if you need ANYTHING, please holler.
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Old 02-19-2019, 10:44 AM   #40
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So very sad! What a gut punch when I heard the news yesterday. I was so hoping for better news after the surgery.



RIP my friend....gonna miss seeing yall at the TTHA events. You were the true family man! God willing he has a nice west Texas like place for you up there to chase trophies with your Dad again. God Bless and prayers up for Kelly and the Pence boys.
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Old 02-19-2019, 10:44 AM   #41
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Seeing this just hit me in Gut. Prayers to Kelly and the boys
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Old 02-19-2019, 10:47 AM   #42
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His family will be in my prayers, R.I.P Eric
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Sorry to hear it......
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Old 02-19-2019, 10:48 AM   #44
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Awful news and not what I expected to read today. definitely one of the good ones gone too soon.
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Old 02-19-2019, 10:48 AM   #45
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So sorry to read this. Prayers up for the family and friends.
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Old 02-19-2019, 10:48 AM   #46
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Old 02-19-2019, 10:50 AM   #47
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Eric. I hope I can be half the man and father you were. I will miss you and will always try to follow the advice you have given me. Prayers for the Pence family.
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Old 02-19-2019, 10:56 AM   #48
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Old 02-19-2019, 10:56 AM   #49
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Dang it! Eric was a great guy for sure. Feel for his boys.
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Rest easy Eric. The Pence family will be in my prayers.
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