RIP Eric...

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by Bob Clayton, Aug 17, 2004.

  1. Bob Clayton

    Bob Clayton Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Aug 14, 2001
    Deptford, NJ
    My friend Eric was swimming in a lake yesterday in Missouri and apparently got tired and no one was able to rescue him..

    it was just supposed to be a fun road trip...

    found it on the web..

    everyone here is taking it pretty hard..

  2. I'm so sorry Clay. If you ever need to talk to someone, you know my AIM.
  3. Sorry to hear this Clay. You have my thoughts and prayers.
  4. Tom Crofts

    Tom Crofts

    Mar 15, 2001
    That's a truly terrible thing to happen. My thoughts go out to his friends and family.
  5. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Staff Member Supporting Member

    Wow, clay, sorry to hear that.:(

    You and your friends famiy are in my thoughts and prayers.
  6. Tumbao


    Nov 10, 2001
    Sorry to hear that... :( RIP Eric.
  7. Josh Ryan

    Josh Ryan - that dog won't hunt, Monsignor. Staff Member Supporting Member

    Mar 24, 2001
    Sorry to hear it Clay. :(

    MAJOR METAL HARVESTER OF SORROW Staff Member Supporting Member


    I am sorry to here of your Friends passing, if you need to talk just drop me a PM. You and your Friends family will be in my Prayers.
  9. yeah, sorry to hear that. stuff like that really sucks.
    we have problems like that in our town too. we have a lake that doesn't look very far across, until you get halfway. we just lost a kid last summer, he was swimming across, got halfway, had an asthma attack, slipped under, and nobody could save him. he was an old neighbor of mine.

    sorry about your loss, i hope you can make it though the tough times, you've got plenty of friends here to talk to!
  10. Sorry for the loss of your friend.
  11. bassturtle


    Apr 9, 2004
    Dittos on what everyone else said. Sorry for the loss man. Nothing I can say will comfort you, but be strong.
  12. Bob Clayton

    Bob Clayton Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Aug 14, 2001
    Deptford, NJ
    Thanks everyone. It's good to know that everyone cares. I swear TB is like a second family. Not even my mom said "Sorry" and my step-dad just said "that stinks".

    I Love You Guys...

    but yeah.. apparently since i was the first to know.. of course i had to tell different people... and they told people.. and so many people know... and you have to be here to experience it, or ahve been in a similar situation.. but there is such an outpouring of love from the community... it's hitting everyone hard though... its still extremely tough... but everyone's getting lots of support from people around here...

    there is going to be atleast 200 people at the funeral.. whenever that is..
  13. Tough luck man, I recently lost a friend too.

  14. so sorry to hear, bobby. that sucks big time.

    PM or AIM if you need someone to talk bud.
  15. baba

    baba Supporting Member

    Jan 22, 2002
    3rd stone from the sun
    Sorry for your loss. :(
  16. McHack


    Jul 29, 2003
    Central Ohio!

    That's rough... be there for his family, bro...
  17. I'm sorry to hear (read) about this as well. Wish I could say/do something helpful.
  18. My condolences, as well, Clay. I'll pray for you and Eric's family today, that you find comfort.