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Offline smokinbuck

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Passed Away
« on: May 18, 2017, 01:24:26 AM »
Some if you may have known Phil Piburn "Frizzen". Phil was an accomplished pistol shooter at Friendship for 25 years and passed away a couple of days ago. Phil was from near Kansas City and made the trip every year. Thoughts and prayers to his wife and family.
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Offline wattlebuster

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Re: Passed Away
« Reply #1 on: May 18, 2017, 01:27:47 AM »
I didnt know him but read many of his posts. Prayers for the family an may he rest in peace
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Re: Passed Away
« Reply #2 on: May 18, 2017, 01:50:47 AM »
That's really sad, Mark. Thanks for the notice.
"Frizzen" was a good man!
Condolences to his family and friends.
We are diminished, again.
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Re: Passed Away
« Reply #3 on: May 18, 2017, 03:04:01 AM »
Sorry to hear this.  I sold him some gunflints and he was great to correspond with.
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Re: Passed Away
« Reply #4 on: May 18, 2017, 03:05:10 AM »
Sorry to hear of his death, never meet him!   But always seemed to be a fine person. May all who  mourn his death have God's peace.
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Re: Passed Away
« Reply #5 on: May 18, 2017, 04:39:27 AM »
A great competitor, but always so proud of his family members accomplishments. The pistol line at Friendship now needs a new shooter with large feet, because there are some big shoes to fill.

Offline Joey R

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Re: Passed Away
« Reply #6 on: May 18, 2017, 06:03:22 AM »
Phil was a great guy. He needed a Becky lock really bad once and he couldn't find one so I sold him one I had laying on the bench. He must have thanked me a dozen times or so. He loved to compete and was pretty good at photography.
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Offline Don Steele

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Re: Passed Away
« Reply #7 on: May 18, 2017, 12:28:55 PM »
Praying for the family and many friends who mourn this loss.
Phil was a great guy, and always willing to share with  and assist those with less knowledge and experience.
Thanks Mark.

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« Reply #8 on: May 18, 2017, 05:21:15 PM »
So sorry to hear of this.
Prayers & condolences to family & friends.
Phil will be missed.
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Offline Joe Stein

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Re: Passed Away
« Reply #9 on: May 20, 2017, 04:47:38 AM »
I never met him, but always enjoyed his posts here on ALR.  He was ever ready to help.  God rest his soul.  Condolences to his family and friends.

Offline Don Adams

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« Reply #10 on: May 20, 2017, 02:14:42 PM »
Prayers sent up for his family's loss and for his friends.

Offline crawdad

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Re: Passed Away
« Reply #11 on: May 22, 2017, 05:43:31 AM »
I was fearing the worse for Phil. On another board he would post about percussion revolver matches he would attend and would always reply and always ready to answer questions. For months he hasn't responded and I felt something was wrong.

He was always saying how tired he was after a match.

May he rest in peace and may God Bless his heart.
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Re: Passed Away
« Reply #12 on: May 29, 2017, 11:23:52 PM »
Was sorry to hear of Phil's passing. Didn't know him personally but like others we exchanged comments from time to time on some of the Boards we both visited. He was a heck of a hand gunner for sure! He will be missed.
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Re: Passed Away
« Reply #13 on: June 01, 2017, 03:18:52 AM »
Was sorry to hear of Phil's passing. Didn't know him personally but like others we exchanged comments from time to time on some of the Boards we both visited. He was a heck of a hand gunner for sure! He will be missed.

This may be the only time the word "miss" is used in conjunction with the name Phil Piburn.