We lost a good one

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wahoodad

Yaddah X3
Apr 27, 2003
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Choate
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Just off the phone with my partner in crime Willy. Yesterday afternoon his dad, the Hall of Fame golfer Billy Casper Sr passed away.
Right now, Willy just needs some time and space. He said he appreciates all the thoughts and prayers, but he's going to need some time before he starts answering his phone.
He's almost to his mom's house, couldn't sleep so he drove there. His mom is doing ok, still hasn't set in that Bill Sr is gone.
Keep the whole family in your prayers please.
 
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Workplacesafety

Reducing workplace injuries and illnesses
Feb 20, 2010
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Jeff Bruner
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Enjoyed fishing with Bill Sr. Prayers sent to Willy and family, sorry to hear this. May he rest in peace.
 
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alan760

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Dec 7, 2003
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Alan
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American Angler
Sorry to hear of his passing. Saw his picture on the wall every day in high school. CVHS 1981
 
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Fishybuzz

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Apr 4, 2003
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David Tang
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We lost a true gentleman….I had the honor of fishing and sharing a stateroom with him on a couple occasions a nicer person you will never meet….RIP Mr. Billy Casper
 
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The Bushman

The Bushman
Mar 5, 2005
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Ken Bush
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everyone elses
Sorry to hear of your loss Willy, my thoughts And prayers are with you and the family.
 
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themacs

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Jul 18, 2003
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scott
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Bill Sr. and Jr. are wonderful folks. I still own some of Bill Jr.'s old tackle from 15 or so years ago. Great memories of Bill Sr. during his days playing Player and Palmer.

My condolences to the family. Prayers said. Please give Willy my condolences when you talk to him.

RIP to a great man!
 
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Outhouse

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Feb 13, 2007
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Jon Scobey
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Titanic
Bill Sr. was my late fathers favorite golfer, so I grieve with all for the family's loss. I listened to a tribute this morning to Mr Casper on PGA radio that was done about 3 years ago and it's clear he had his priorities in order. If I recall correctly, he had 11 children. Forget the breakdown but it was something like 5 or 6 were his natural kids while the rest were adopted. He said his greatest regret was that he didn't have a better relationship with his parents and the adoptions was his way of not allowing his kids to have the same regret.
 
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hilltop

lurking in the shallows
Jan 1, 2010
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hilltop
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sold, pangas, Intrepid, and diggin the RRIII
RIP to a legend is right, prayers to family sent
 
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WMDcustoms
Jul 28, 2005
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Thanks Dave, i just read Billy Sr.'s bio on Wikipedia, he was surely a blessed man with a massive family including 71 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren. WOW, that is humbling and inspiring and makes me want to get out and work harder and be better.
 
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Abaco

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Aug 5, 2009
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Dave
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The Organ
That's sad news. Even though I had no idea he was a LR'er Mr. Casper's passing was news at our house because we are duffers.
 
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