Author Topic: Nil8r 9 APR 76 - 14 NOV 12  (Read 27165 times)

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Nil8r 9 APR 76 - 14 NOV 12
« on: November 14, 2012, 08:45:03 AM »
Today, Nil8r (Ron Bilodeau) passed away from complications resulting from his battle with brain-related issues.

A friend, mentor, son, father and pillar of this community, his loss diminishes us and we will remember him forever.


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Re: Nil8r 9 APR 76 - 14 NOV 12
« Reply #1 on: November 14, 2012, 08:54:08 AM »
Rest easy Ron. We all know the great amount of support and love you put into the community. Rest in peace.

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Re: Nil8r 9 APR 76 - 14 NOV 12
« Reply #2 on: November 14, 2012, 09:15:46 AM »
My sincerest condolences to his family in this time of loss.  He's finally received his well-deserved rest, though.
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Re: Nil8r 9 APR 76 - 14 NOV 12
« Reply #3 on: November 14, 2012, 09:18:15 AM »
Gone but never forgotten, thanks for the great times man


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Re: Nil8r 9 APR 76 - 14 NOV 12
« Reply #4 on: November 14, 2012, 09:23:08 AM »
I appreciate the picture Rogue. It didn't hit me as hard till I saw it.

I will miss him.
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Re: Nil8r 9 APR 76 - 14 NOV 12
« Reply #5 on: November 14, 2012, 10:11:36 AM »
Went to see him yesterday. You could say he "died in his sleep" ..No pain, peacefully.
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Re: Nil8r 9 APR 76 - 14 NOV 12
« Reply #6 on: November 14, 2012, 10:16:27 AM »
Rest in peace
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Re: Nil8r 9 APR 76 - 14 NOV 12
« Reply #7 on: November 14, 2012, 10:17:56 AM »
I never knew him.  Been to gearbox a couple times but don't ever recall seeing him..  But when I heard about his passing my heart still sank.  From what I've heard he was a good guy,  I wish I would have had the chance to become equated with him.  Unfortunately that didn't happen.  You will be missed Ron. 
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Re: Nil8r 9 APR 76 - 14 NOV 12
« Reply #8 on: November 14, 2012, 10:34:44 AM »
I've only met Ron a couple times, but every single time I did he was the greatest help to me. He will be missed.

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Re: Nil8r 9 APR 76 - 14 NOV 12
« Reply #9 on: November 14, 2012, 10:51:30 AM »
He got me into airsoft which in turn made me join the Army. Rest in peace bud.

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Re: Nil8r 9 APR 76 - 14 NOV 12
« Reply #10 on: November 14, 2012, 12:06:31 PM »
We'll miss you ron. You were an amazing person. My condolences go to all of his family and I wish the best for them.
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Re: Nil8r 9 APR 76 - 14 NOV 12
« Reply #11 on: November 14, 2012, 12:21:32 PM »
Rest in piece Ron! Helped me more than he knew! He will be remembered

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Re: Nil8r 9 APR 76 - 14 NOV 12
« Reply #12 on: November 14, 2012, 12:41:41 PM »
Rest in Peace

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Re: Nil8r 9 APR 76 - 14 NOV 12
« Reply #13 on: November 14, 2012, 12:53:18 PM »
Can I get a group going for a memorial patch for this pillar of the sport?
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Re: Nil8r 9 APR 76 - 14 NOV 12
« Reply #14 on: November 14, 2012, 01:04:52 PM »
Yeah, I'd buy one.
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