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03-02-2014 12:55 AM

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Hello friends
I just recieved a PM from Spilterman saying that Roger Clark aka Rex had passed away on February 26th 2014.Roger had been battling cancer for a number of years and for some time we had been in touch on a regular basis , I have fond memories of our antics on LJs were Roger ,Grizz and I would try and out silly each other and the many private communications telling me how was really looking forward to feeling well enough to get back in his shop. Roger was fine guy with a great sense of humor. http://lumberjocks.com/utrbc001

My greatest of sympathy and condolences to his wife and family.

God bless & RIP Roger

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barringerwoodworks

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#1 posted 03-02-2014 01:08 AM

Sounds like an interesting fellow, full of life and love. Left behind some beautiful work too.

Highest regards.

-- Scott Barringer, Sacramento, CA https://barringerwoodworks.squarespace.com

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#2 posted 03-02-2014 01:34 AM

Very nice flower cart

-- Norman

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#3 posted 03-02-2014 01:42 AM

Roger was a great internet friend and a great person to talk to. He emailed me his life history and one point in our talking and he had a great and adventuresome life.

He was always wanting to get back into his shop and if nothing else just sit there and look at all of his stuff. unable to do anything, but feeling the joy of at least being in the shop.

My prayers are with his family and may his wife feel his love ever present in her life.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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#4 posted 03-02-2014 01:42 AM

I’ll miss his wit and humor. Very sad.

-- Chris ** If there must be trouble, let it be in my day, that my child may have peace. — Tom Paine **

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#5 posted 03-02-2014 01:47 AM

RIP Roger / Rex….....you are a great friend….........

-- Jeff - I have not failed. I've just found 10,002 ways that won't work.

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#6 posted 03-02-2014 01:49 AM

Rex will be missed. Our thoughts and prayers go to the family and friends.

-- Practice does not make perfect. Only perfect practice makes perfect. Vince Lombardi

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#7 posted 03-02-2014 01:53 AM

It truly is a sad thing….
Such a character and full of life!!!
He will be missed….
I just wish that I could have actually met him in person….
However, I feel fortunate to have gotten to know him here on LJs!!!
He has a great soul….
RIP Roger….

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procrastination a bad thing?

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#8 posted 03-02-2014 01:54 AM

So very, very sorry to hear that Rex has passed. My condolences to his family and the many friends i know he had around here. His humor and wit were contagious.

-- "there aren’t many hand tools as awe-inspiring as the #8 jointer. I mean, it just reeks of cast iron heft and hubris" - Smitty

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#9 posted 03-02-2014 02:00 AM

Roger was always “the life of the party” on the ‘Stumpy Thread’.

RIP – You will be missed but not forgotten my friend.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#10 posted 03-02-2014 02:02 AM

Always sad. One less Lumberjock in the world.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#11 posted 03-02-2014 02:16 AM

i am so sorry to hear this, i’ve been wondering just the past few days what was going on with roger, ill always remember the first time i spoke to roger, his british accent threw me off , but he was a wonderful man, and i know how much he just loved to be in his shop, even if he couldn’t do much, man, i shall miss him.i shall always remember the fun we had , he loved to enjoy his friends on jocks, always wanting folks to get along when things got a bit out of hand, God bless you roger and your family.

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#12 posted 03-02-2014 02:17 AM

Sorry to hear about this. Rex was a good man. Very friendly and supportive.

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#13 posted 03-02-2014 02:21 AM

So sorry to hear this… Rex was a great guy, followed him for years – I recall him talking about chemo back in 2012, thought he had beaten it, he was just on the Stumpy thread a few weeks back.

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#14 posted 03-02-2014 02:22 AM

I’ll miss his Brit wit.

-- “When you want to help people, you tell them the truth. When you want to help yourself, you tell them what they want to hear.” ― Thomas Sowell

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#15 posted 03-02-2014 02:31 AM

I am very sorry to learn this. Roger’s love of life and sense of humor always shined through.

-- “While the world with closed eyes sleeps, The sky knows and weeps - steel rain. ” ― Nathan Bell

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