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Offline carol1995

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We lost a hero today
« on: March 24, 2018, 09:09:51 AM »
Our very own, Rulesman lost his battle with cancer earlier today. Please keep his family in your prayers.

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Re: We lost a hero today
« Reply #1 on: March 24, 2018, 09:36:19 AM »
Sad news.
Please post service info when it becomes available.
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Online ElvisLives

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Re: We lost a hero today
« Reply #2 on: March 24, 2018, 10:32:46 AM »
Truly sad news.  While we never met, by his service to this forum, he was clearly a person of the highest character.  We値l miss the man, and his contribution to the officiating community.

Rest In Peace, Rulesman.

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Re: We lost a hero today
« Reply #3 on: March 24, 2018, 10:49:06 AM »
It was truly an honor to be able to post on the same site that Rulesman moderated. 

Offline AlUpstateNY

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Re: We lost a hero today
« Reply #4 on: March 24, 2018, 12:39:51 PM »
Thanks for a lot of sound and practical advice.

Offline Kalle

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Re: We lost a hero today
« Reply #5 on: March 24, 2018, 02:25:20 PM »
The Internet officiating community owes a great debt to Rulesman. I'm very sad to hear of him passing.

Offline Etref

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Re: We lost a hero today
« Reply #6 on: March 24, 2018, 03:23:13 PM »
We will keep his family in our prayers.
" I don't make the rules coach!"

Offline TxSkyBolt

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We lost a hero today
« Reply #7 on: March 24, 2018, 03:23:54 PM »
Our very own, Rulesman lost his battle with cancer earlier today. Please keep his family in your prayers.
Prayers for his family. He will be missed here.


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Online GA Umpire

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Re: We lost a hero today
« Reply #8 on: March 24, 2018, 03:25:07 PM »
Truly sad news.  While we never met, by his service to this forum, he was clearly a person of the highest character.  We値l miss the man, and his contribution to the officiating community.

Rest In Peace, Rulesman.

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Offline BIG DON

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Re: We lost a hero today
« Reply #9 on: March 24, 2018, 06:05:52 PM »
The arrangements for Bob Dunham are as follows. Visitation Tuesday from 5-7 pm at Memorial Park on Poplar Avenue in Memphis. Mass will be Wednesday at 12 noon at St. Anns in Bartlett Tn. In lieu of flowers the family request a donation to St Jude痴 Children痴 Hospital. Remember the family in your prayers.
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Offline bossman72

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Re: We lost a hero today
« Reply #10 on: March 24, 2018, 11:02:59 PM »
Truly sad news.  While we never met, by his service to this forum, he was clearly a person of the highest character.  We値l miss the man, and his contribution to the officiating community.

Rest In Peace, Rulesman.

Well said.

Offline bama_stripes

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Re: We lost a hero today
« Reply #11 on: March 25, 2018, 07:17:23 AM »
Truly sad news.  While we never met, by his service to this forum, he was clearly a person of the highest character.  We値l miss the man, and his contribution to the officiating community.

Rest In Peace, Rulesman.

My feelings exactly.  Thanks, Rulesman, and may God provide peace, comfort, and understanding to your family and friends.

Offline Hezekiah

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Re: We lost a hero today
« Reply #12 on: March 25, 2018, 08:50:40 AM »
Very sad news. Condolences to family and friends.

Offline BrendanP

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Re: We lost a hero today
« Reply #13 on: March 25, 2018, 06:00:04 PM »
Rulesman's threat to ban me was one of the steps that led to my finally getting help for what I later learned was bipolar. Too bad I never got around to thanking him directly. :(

Offline Ralph Damren

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Re: We lost a hero today
« Reply #14 on: March 26, 2018, 06:52:01 AM »
The sadness touches like the loss of one in the family. His leadership in keeping us all in line and under control was respected by me and many. This website has a way of kindling friendships that are lasting and meaningful. He will always be remembered by us. Condolences to his family and the many lives that he touched.

Offline LAZebra

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Re: We lost a hero today
« Reply #15 on: March 26, 2018, 10:41:19 AM »
Prayers of peace and comfort for Ruleman's family, friends and officiating brothers and sisters!  I will miss his great wisdom!
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Offline KWH

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Re: We lost a hero today
« Reply #16 on: March 26, 2018, 01:48:36 PM »

Sad news indeed...RIP

Offline riffraft

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Re: We lost a hero today
« Reply #17 on: March 26, 2018, 02:01:49 PM »
WOW, really sad news. Didn't know him other than through the forum. His contributions to this forum will be sorely missed, you could always count on him to cut through the crap and get to the heart of the matter.


Offline TampaSteve

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Re: We lost a hero today
« Reply #18 on: March 26, 2018, 03:30:27 PM »
Truly sad news.  While we never met, by his service to this forum, he was clearly a person of the highest character.  We値l miss the man, and his contribution to the officiating community.

Rest In Peace, Rulesman.
Could not have put it better.

Offline the clown

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Re: We lost a hero today
« Reply #19 on: April 01, 2018, 05:06:24 PM »
WOW, really sad news. Didn't know him other than through the forum. His contributions to this forum will be sorely missed, you could always count on him to cut through the crap and get to the heart of the matter.

Well said, and a tribute to the way Rulesman thought officials should conduct themselves.  I'll try to remember him when I'm confronted on the field.  He was fair and knowledgeable and never missed a teaching opportunity.  Many thanks to him for making us all better people.  The least we can do, for him, is to pay it forward to the next generation.