Obituary - John Lemon

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Obituary - John Lemon

Post by Marv K » Fri Jul 12, 2019 2:01 pm

Just notified about one of 'our guys' passing..... He will be missed.

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Re: Obituary - John Lemon

Post by RajoRacer » Fri Jul 12, 2019 3:08 pm

Sorry to hear that - John purchased quite a few Model T parts & accessories from me !


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Re: Obituary - John Lemon

Post by D Stroud » Fri Jul 12, 2019 4:05 pm

I too am sorry to hear that. John purchased some parts from me also and I enjoyed talking with him on the phone. He talked like he had known me for years.I knew he had been having some serious health issues related to Agent Orange. I will miss him. Dave
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Re: Obituary - John Lemon

Post by Gary Gregory » Fri Jul 12, 2019 4:19 pm

Oh no ! I've talked with John several times and just sold him a set of Rocky Mountain Brakes. We talked at length about his health problems....so sad.

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Re: Obituary - John Lemon

Post by TWrenn » Fri Jul 12, 2019 5:44 pm

Wow. I swear I was in touch with him not more than a month ago. Sold a part or two to him too.
Was a great guy. Damn we never know when our time is up do we? Thats why I try to enjoy life as much as possible and drive the T as much as possible. Just got in from an excellent short 33 mile jaunt to the next town along the lake and back. RIP John. Prayers to his family.


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Re: Obituary - John Lemon

Post by KeithG » Sat Jul 13, 2019 7:30 pm

I talked with John several times on the phone but never had the pleasure of meeting him. Being in Iola yesterday, I could have gone to his service in Menasha as it isn't that far away, but didn't know about it. He was a recent member of our Dairyland Tin Lizzies MTFCA Chapter, but had not yet been to any of our events.
Rest in peace, John. You are in our prayers.

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Re: Obituary - John Lemon

Post by Matt in California » Sun Jul 14, 2019 12:25 am

A year ago I did an inspection for a car locally that John was looking into buying. What a great guy!

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Re: Obituary - John Lemon

Post by Duey_C » Sun Jul 14, 2019 2:26 am

No.
Dang it.
John, you will be remembered forever. Rest your soul and we will all see you there.
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Re: Obituary - John Lemon

Post by Bills Auto Works » Fri Jul 19, 2019 10:52 pm

This is Terrible News!

I considered John more than a customer, he was a friend & I had been to his place several times over the years. We were also friends on Facebook. He was a veteran of the Vietnam war & had many health related issues due to "Agent Orange" that he battled with daily. I will miss him greatly as I am sure many others in our hobby will as well.

R.I.P. John, we will not forget you.

God bless
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Re: Obituary - John Lemon

Post by Steve Jelf » Fri Jul 19, 2019 11:14 pm

It's a bit disconcerting when I hear of the passing of younger folks. Earlier this year John bought a local TT after I put him in touch with the owner. I wish he'd had more time to enjoy it.
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Re: Obituary - John Lemon

Post by Burger in Spokane » Fri Jul 19, 2019 11:37 pm

Semper Fi, Devil Dog.
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