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#1 NJKen OFFLINE  

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Posted January 19, 2014 - 08:25 PM

I just read online that Roy has died from a massive heart attack in Texas.

My favorite cast member on that show. A no nonsense, tell it like it is kinda guy, who knew what he was doing.

The show won't be the same with him gone.
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Posted January 19, 2014 - 08:55 PM

I seen that today, I liked the guy too but he definitely had some bad habits. He will be missed.
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Posted January 19, 2014 - 09:32 PM

That's a bummer...definitely a strong personality on that show.  It will be way out of whack without him. 


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Posted January 19, 2014 - 11:38 PM

Just heard this. He will be missed as I like the show so will have to see about it now. Of all the ones they show on the show I would have used him.



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Posted January 20, 2014 - 06:15 AM

Man! only 49 and he looked like he was in decent shape!!!



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Posted January 20, 2014 - 07:27 AM

It is a shame. Unfortunately, I've seen alot of heart attacks in friends at 48 to 55. The summer of 66, 4 dads in my neighborhood had heart attacks. Mine was the only one to survive, probably because he was a house builder and was in better shape.

 

Have an annual physical, get regular exercise, and take care of yourselves. Good Luck, Rick



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Posted January 20, 2014 - 07:45 AM

Life style has a lot to do with things.  I smoke, rub snuff, drink beer sometimes, and probably don't eat the best.  I'm not in bad shape, probably not good shape, but not bad either.

 

I need to straighten up my life style!


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Posted January 20, 2014 - 08:30 AM

This is very sad to hear.

Roy will definitely be missed!

The show wont be the same without him



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Posted January 20, 2014 - 08:36 AM

He was surely abrasive, but you always knew where you stood with the guy, and I still liked him.  He had a soft spot that shown with the cat, so he fooled nobody.  He added greatly to the show.  Sad he passed so young.


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Posted January 20, 2014 - 08:39 AM

He was surely abrasive, but you always knew where you stood with the guy, and I still liked him.  He had a soft spot that shown with the cat, so he fooled nobody.  He added greatly to the show.  Sad he passed so young.

 

Those are the kinds of people I enjoy working with though.  They may be gruff, but they don't hide their opinions. 

 

Let me clarify a bit.  I like working with those kinds of people when they know what they are talking about.  Not the blow hards you express their opinion when it's worthless.


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Posted January 20, 2014 - 09:45 AM

I always like him in part because of his connection to NH. Never got a chance to see his truck on the road, though. 

 

Only 49... bad lifestyle choices will do that to you, though. 

 

RIP, Roy. 






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