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Old 03-05-2015, 01:52 PM
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My Dad Derek Albert Fairweather Aged 82 passed away

Tonight after a long illness on 27the Feb 2015 at 7pm My Dad Derek Albert Fairweather Aged 82, 1 of 5 brothers and One sister ,passed peacefully away,I got up this morning and he was gone by 7pm evening
I love him so much and miss him

We visited Bear Lake 5 years ago

A keen Motorcyclist had a Vincent and sidecar but sold it because of his kids came first
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Old 03-05-2015, 03:15 PM
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I hope you find peace in your fond memories. I'm sure it's going to hurt for a while.
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Old 03-05-2015, 05:19 PM
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Condolences on the loss of your Dad and fellow biker.

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Old 03-05-2015, 05:31 PM
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Gone from Your sight, your Dad may be

But in Your heart, He still rides free

Comes a time when we all must say bye,

Til we "Ride that Road" when we again can say Hi

God Bless You in this trying time.
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Old 03-06-2015, 05:11 AM
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I'm so sorry for your loss.
Losing our parents is so hard some times...

So glad you have good memories of him. Those help.
Prayers and positives to you and yours during this time.
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Old 03-06-2015, 05:34 AM
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Lloyd,

Your Dad sounds like a man who loved his family above all else.

Cherish your memories of him, for he is still with you in those memories.

My deepest condolences on your loss ... and please know that there are people praying for you and your family.
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Old 03-06-2015, 11:00 AM
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My thoughts are with you.
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Old 03-07-2015, 11:47 AM
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just lost a mom i cared for for 9 years so i do feel your pain sorry for your loss ,,,Slow Mo
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Old 03-07-2015, 12:54 PM
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ref dad

Thanks everyone for your words
It means a lot to me ,just glad I took him to Mount Rushmore and the Rockies a couple of years ago.
At least he went fast not much pain as his life was getting unbearable in the final days

thank all

ps He owned a Vincent Rapede with a sidecar when he was about 30 years old but he sold it to buy a car for his 2 boys,
The man who wanted the bike only wanted the bike not the sidecar but he did buy it in the end
How much would it be worth todays money ? He said he always regretted it
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got a Honda VF1000f 1984 for the summer in the United Kingdom.Wow its Fast,Too fast for Me

1982 Xj1100J Maxim US Specfast keeps going
1984 VF1000F Interceptor UK need repair sticking pro link joint, off the road currently but in a newly built 17ft wooden garage, just got to finish it

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Old 03-08-2015, 11:48 AM
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So sorry to hear of your loss. My deepest condolences to you and your family.

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Old 03-08-2015, 05:16 PM
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Your dad looks happy on that rock, nice of you to take him out west.
May you find peace in his enjoyment of life and family.

P.S. I've a pic on my wall of three friends and I clinging to that same rock.
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Old 03-08-2015, 07:08 PM
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Prayers and sorry for your loss.
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Old 03-12-2015, 01:32 PM
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Lloyd, my condolences to you and your family.

What would your dad's bike have been worth if he kept it? It's just metal and from what you've said, it would be anywhere close to as much as his kids were worth to him. Fix up that XJ of yours, then go ride it and have a pint when you get home!

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