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We Have Lost a Beloved BOC Brother

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All BOC Members:

I Talked to Bill Baze this afternoon approx 1:30 PM and he stopped by to tell me that last night JPB had a Massive Cerebral Hemmerage and was in really bad shape but heart was still working. He told me that they didn't think he would last too long.

I just got another call letting me know so I could let you all know that at 6:38 PM JPB reeled his Line in and has headed to the promised land. I know nothing at this time about arrangements, but will post them when I know.

For all you you that knew John Preston Baze (JPB), You know you had met a real great man and he will be greatly missed. He was a Moderator on the BOC for a good length of time. The BOC and it's members will miss his Posts. He liked to come across as a hillbilly in his posting, but when you read some of his posts he was anything but an uneducated, know nothing kind of a guy. He loved to post on Politics, Religion, the constitution, and any post that might stir the blood. We will all miss those posts. He was a Compassionate, Helping, Caring, and Do anything for You Person. He was a great Family man, and is leaving His wife, Gail, and 4 children and several Family members behind. Pray for the Family as they have lost a Great Man.

More when I know more.

A Good Friend and BOC Brother:


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Our family will keep his family in our thoughts and prayers!!!

Now I know that him JPB and Ol' Uncle Scifi are Fishin' right now up there together , and having a ball.
I am so sorry to hear of this news Please give our sincerest Condolences to Gail and Family. Gene thank you I know its not easy. let us know the arraingments. Mac
Very sad news. Please give my condolences to his family.
Prayers and thoughts to the family.
i'm saddened to hear about jpb he was in the fight for a long spell
i sure thought he was going to come home at any time .
i'll keep the baze family in my prayers ,and i too will miss his posts
anyone that had the pleasure to read his posts couldn't dispute
that he was a careing man that was very educated and genuine.
may god be with gail and his children and give them strength and
missed on earth
remembered in heart
god has another
fishing partner
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sad news . my condolences to the family
rest in peace my friend
I'll keep JPB's family in my prayer's & thought's, So sorry to hear of his passing... But am sure JPB and Uncle SFI are fishing in the river's of gold now.
Our condolences to the family. Gail, our prayers are for you in this time of loss. Stay strong for he is with you.
Very Sorry to hear that! :sad:
This has hit Judy and I like a ton of bricks. There is a very big void in our hearts tonight that can not be filled. John was truly one of a kind and we will miss him very much. We loved John and he was a true friend. Our hearts ache for Gail and their precious little childern. They will all remain in our prayers, may our Lord give them peace and comfort them in this most difficult time.

Thank you Gene for letting us know. We know it is hard on you too as John was a good friend to you also. Jim and Judy
I'm thankful that I had a chance to hear your voice, if only for a little while. I know that you cared for those around you because you told me so. God bless your family and all the loved ones you leave behind...

Thanks again JPB,
Vic Brown

"The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing."
I don't know what to say right now. I really liked JPB's and his post. He made a lot of sense to me. I learned from that man. He and I bumped heads now and then on the election debates, but we both knew what the deal was. JPB was a good American. JPB is kind of why I started joking around a little. He pm me a couple of times about our debates and jokes. LOL, we had fun. All I can say is, he is/was a good man about the whole thing. He enjoyed some of my stuff, I enjoyed his and he let me know when he was tired of it.
He always showed respect to me and BOC. Couldn't help but like JBP and the man he was. I wish I could have met him in person. God Bless that man and his Family. JPB is a very respected man, a man with good pride, in my book. Sicfi and JPB are fishing buddies now. God Bless both. I hope they check in on us now and then. They will always be a part of BOC in my book.

Gail, god bless you and your family. I'm very sorry for your lost.

I posted a pic. JBP believed in America. RIP
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I am very sad to hear this. My thoughts go out to his family.
I'm very sorry to hear this. My prayers go out to his family.
I am deeply saddened by John's passing. My most sincere thoughts and prayers go out to Gail and the children. John will be missed, but not forgotten.

I am sorry to hear this. My prayers and condolences go out to JPB's family.
I don't know what to say, another Dear Friend gone...

Those of us in the BOC that actually had the oppourtunity to meet John in person, and spend some quality time with him and his family are a blessed bunch because of the honorable man he was...

I recieved my first BOC ballcap from JPB at the Cherokee uprising in '03. I wear it proudly for all to see, and now more than ever it has a very special meaning I will cherish it always...

Renee and I are truly sorry for your loss.
If we can do anything for ya or if ya just need to talk we're here for ya...

Gene, Thanks!
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Our condolences to the family from the Wards. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all
I'm very sorry to hear the sad news. I'll miss John on the board and when I make my visits to Arkansas. Lydia and I add our sincere condolences along with the rest to Gail and the children.
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