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Old 03-15-2014, 11:32 AM   #1
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Default Sad news for the Horsham/Jackson Racing community

We just heard today that one of our own,

Jon Williams has passed away.

His immediate family wanted his RC friends to know.

As soon as we find out about arrangments we'll pass it along.


R.I.P Jonathan Williams
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Old 03-15-2014, 12:05 PM   #2
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I just met Jon this year and words fail me, he was far too young to leave us. He went out of his way to share his considerable knowledge. It was obvious to all he had a love of R.C. racing and life in general. He will be sadly missed but fondly remembered.
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Fuck man... rest in peace JW.
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Old 03-15-2014, 12:16 PM   #5
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At a loss for words. So sorry to hear this
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I only met Jon once at Nats @ Horsham, but he made a great impression, and was one of the good guys in this community. We talked all the time since Nat's online and he was not only incredibly helpful, but funny, and genuinely excited for the hobby and its growth.

Truly a sad day.
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Old 03-15-2014, 12:22 PM   #7
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Very sad to hear.
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Old 03-15-2014, 12:55 PM   #8
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Wow!!! Unbelievable....Always enjoyed his posts and willingness to help other racers....Wow, just wow....
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R.I.P. Jon W.
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This is shitty and shocking news. I used to be very close to Williams back when he was running Express. He was a good dude, one of the most competitive people I have ever met. It was awesome that he came back to racing

Always willing to help and listen.

You will be missed by many on and off the track Jon.
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This was Jons last facebook post on March 3rd....I didn't know him well enough to know he had heart problems....Just so sad for us area racers who enjoyed his friendly spirit for the betterment of our R/C community....RIP Bro....

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Wow. It's been so long since I've posted on Facebook. I've been very ill with a recurrent heart condition alongside a severe reaction to a medication I took during having the flu. Yesterday and today are the first days where I feel like there are rays of hope shining through. Thank you to all my friends for your well-wishes and prayers. I hope this trend continues through the rest of this upcoming week.
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may Jon rest easy...thoughts and prayers with his family . . .
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Still hard to believe.
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Jon was a great competitor. A great person. Even a nice guy. Very rare.
This just sucks.
I was shocked when I got a text from Al telling me this. I still cannot believe it.

Al -- please pass along any info you hear about final ceremony for Jon. I probably cannot attend but want to send something...
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Very sad to hear. My prayers to his Family.
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