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Offline JDHasty

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Re: Missing hunter near Royal City
« Reply #90 on: November 25, 2015, 03:24:45 PM »
What a horrible tragedy for his family.  I read they believe he fell from an 80-foot embankment.  Could happen to any of us.  Prayers of comfort for his family, and thanks for all the search and rescue crew.  Make sure you give extra thanks for your family tomorrow!

Freezing fog is normal for this time of year around that area.  It would not be out of the question to walk right off a cliff. 

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Re: Missing hunter near Royal City
« Reply #91 on: November 25, 2015, 03:34:49 PM »
Very sad. Will be praying for the family

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Re: Missing hunter near Royal City
« Reply #92 on: November 25, 2015, 03:35:43 PM »
heart felt prayers for his family,I can say if I was to die ,doing what I loved would be easier on my family if that makes any sense

I hope my family understands that!  Seems so much better than wasting away in a hospital bed being eaten from the inside out by some cancer or worse.

We feel absolutely horrible that the family has to go through this.  Terrible accident and a horrible time of year to lose a loved one.  Will be thinking and praying for them even more tomorrow.  If there can be a positive among such loss...at least the great search and rescue folks that worked this have given the family the opportunity to start the healing phase of this tragedy.  Will be giving thanks for those people and so many like them tomorrow as well.
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Re: Missing hunter near Royal City
« Reply #93 on: November 25, 2015, 05:15:19 PM »
Very sad, I'm glad they were able to bring him home for the family.
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Re: Missing hunter near Royal City
« Reply #94 on: November 25, 2015, 05:22:58 PM »
that sucks, sorry to hear that, praying for this man's family in this difficult time.
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Re: Missing hunter near Royal City
« Reply #95 on: November 25, 2015, 06:19:07 PM »
What a horrible tragedy for his family.  I read they believe he fell from an 80-foot embankment.  Could happen to any of us.  Prayers of comfort for his family, and thanks for all the search and rescue crew.  Make sure you give extra thanks for your family tomorrow!

Freezing fog is normal for this time of year around that area.  It would not be out of the question to walk right off a cliff.

I could see that happening. Walking in the dark before sunrise in heavy fog or perhaps even stepping to the edge of a cliff to glass the valley below and loosing your footing and sliding off.

I remember years ago there were some kids camping at Sage lake up at the Potholes. Pitch dark,middle of the night, one moment the person was there, the next they wernt because they took one step and plunged to there death off a cliff.

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Re: Missing hunter near Royal City
« Reply #96 on: November 25, 2015, 06:23:42 PM »
heart felt prayers for his family,I can say if I was to die ,doing what I loved would be easier on my family if that makes any sense
100% agree.  Hope I'm lucky enough to go while doing what I love   Prayers for his family
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Re: Missing hunter near Royal City
« Reply #97 on: November 25, 2015, 06:45:02 PM »
im glad they found him and can bring home for his family! i had hope they would find him ok but as time went on i feared the worst. my prayer's go out to his family. sorry for your loss! i was just telling my wife with all the cold weather and the fog he may have fell some where and got hurt bad! RIP my friend!
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Re: Missing hunter near Royal City
« Reply #98 on: November 25, 2015, 06:52:03 PM »
Tom was a just a great all around guy and I enjoyed many hunting stores he told me during matches at SVRC.   He was a hunt-washingtion member that went by the member name "Ibcnurun".   My prayers are sent to your famly and friends with great sadness and a very heavy heart.  Rest in peace Tom.

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Re: Missing hunter near Royal City
« Reply #99 on: November 25, 2015, 06:56:44 PM »
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Re: Missing hunter near Royal City
« Reply #100 on: November 25, 2015, 07:05:35 PM »
Prayers for the family.  Very tragic.
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Re: Missing hunter near Royal City
« Reply #101 on: November 25, 2015, 07:22:52 PM »
WOW...That is sad ... I think we all think nothing could ever happen to use when hunting ..especially alone ...Prayers to the family !

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Re: Missing hunter near Royal City
« Reply #102 on: November 25, 2015, 07:36:34 PM »
Tom was a just a great all around guy and I enjoyed many hunting stores he told me during matches at SVRC.   He was a hunt-washingtion member that went by the member name "Ibcnurun".   My prayers are sent to your famly and friends with great sadness and a very heavy heart.  Rest in peace Tom.
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Re: Missing hunter near Royal City
« Reply #103 on: November 25, 2015, 08:02:41 PM »
Yes that was his post "RE any desert love?"  and a recap of this year special deer permit hunt.

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Re: Missing hunter near Royal City
« Reply #104 on: November 25, 2015, 08:34:49 PM »
Damn. The guy was on here 6 days ago. RIP. Prayers sent to his family. Very sorry to hear this. I also just joined SVRC.
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