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Old 12-06-2017, 12:06 AM   #1
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Unhappy Terrible sad news Rainmaker Ron

With great sadness Rainmaker Ron Cloat passed away tonight at a Model A Meeting Fourever Fours

Ron ran and owned Standard Auto out of Peoria IL for several years. Always was available to help and was a Wealth of knowledge. RIP, Ron.
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Old 12-06-2017, 12:14 AM   #2
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Oh, dear! So sorry to hear this...

He will be missed.

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Old 12-06-2017, 12:16 AM   #3
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OMG! He just posted the other day. Really sad to hear this.
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Old 12-06-2017, 03:07 AM   #4
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Our condolences to his Family and many Friends
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Old 12-06-2017, 03:49 AM   #5
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Golly. So sad to hear. Rainmaker was a champion in every sense. His cook-offs at Hershey were a must visit. He always worried about all of us. His inventions were most helpful to all who knew him and used his great wealth of knowledge. Always positive. If we had a Hall of Fame, I'd put him at the very top. My wife and I were very honored to know him and call him a friend.

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Old 12-06-2017, 06:10 AM   #6
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Terrible news to us and our Model A community. Rest in Peace Ron, we will miss you.
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Old 12-06-2017, 06:30 AM   #7
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My condolences to his loved ones. Jeff
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Old 12-06-2017, 06:52 AM   #8
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We're ALL gonna' go, sometime, so try to share your knowledge, while you can!
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Old 12-06-2017, 08:02 AM   #9
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we will miss him.
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Old 12-06-2017, 08:07 AM   #10
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Very sad. Condolences to the family. Knew him for many years and was a great source of ideas. He even had me write an article for the M.A.N. about one of his ideas. Definitely will be missed.
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Old 12-06-2017, 08:20 AM   #11
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Too many good people, too soon..Gary
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Old 12-06-2017, 08:21 AM   #12
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Sad to hear. My thoughts & prayers go out to his family & friends.

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Old 12-06-2017, 08:22 AM   #13
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Sad news indeed. My condolences to his family and friends. I agree that he will be missed.
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Old 12-06-2017, 08:32 AM   #14
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Sad way to start the day. I remember the chili fests at Hershey. I still have the yellow chili fest shirt.
Bill is right. Share your knowledge, we are all heading that way, perhaps sooner than we would like.
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Old 12-06-2017, 09:05 AM   #15
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That is such sad news. Ron was one of the great ones, and I always hoped to visit his shop, but sadly never made the trip. Condolences to his family. Ron sure will be missed.
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Old 12-06-2017, 09:16 AM   #16
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sorry about ron .
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RIP my friend. I often think of the time we spent one winter evening on the phone. We yakked for an hour and a half. Good memory for sure.
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Ah the Yellow shirt!!!
What did Rainmaker Ron call his Model A? Someone have a photos of that neato car, please?
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A very helpful and informative voice in this world of Model A's.
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Old 12-06-2017, 12:44 PM   #20
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My condolences to the family and friends. Unfortunately we never met but it's sad to lose such a great contributor to our Model A community.
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