We lost another steed...

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We lost another steed...

Post by JohnBG » Thu Jun 25, 2020 9:06 am

Kevin Jolly, aka Kevo, a long time steeds member and organizer of the original national Ural rally day has passed away. Ride in peace Kevo...

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Re: We lost another steed...

Post by Niteblues » Thu Jun 25, 2020 9:21 am

:(
man, he was only 62...
RIP Kevo
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Re: We lost another steed...

Post by Rich Maund » Thu Jun 25, 2020 9:41 am

RIP
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Re: We lost another steed...

Post by HondoTX » Thu Jun 25, 2020 11:16 am

Keven was very helpful to me and we rode together in Central Texas several times. He let me tag along on the first National Rally. After he sold URAL we associated through The Austin Ukulele Society. He will be missed. http://oldtexas20.com/
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Re: We lost another steed...

Post by rougaroo » Thu Jun 25, 2020 11:20 am

Man - way too soon. Never met Kevin, but always enjoyed his Texas ride posts. Invariably interesting and almost always learned something.

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Re: We lost another steed...

Post by Lokiboy » Thu Jun 25, 2020 11:22 am

He was a good guy and is missed by those who knew him.
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Re: We lost another steed...

Post by RC20 » Thu Jun 25, 2020 2:34 pm

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Re: We lost another steed...

Post by Mike/Kay » Thu Jun 25, 2020 3:08 pm

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Re: We lost another steed...

Post by WEGUNTER » Thu Jun 25, 2020 3:46 pm

Rest in peace brother. Man this has been a bad year for the Ural community

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Re: We lost another steed...

Post by Lmo » Thu Jun 25, 2020 8:14 pm

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Re: We lost another steed...

Post by johnR » Fri Jun 26, 2020 8:29 am

Reading his obit, he seemed like a guy we would have all benefited knowing. My best to his family. RIP.
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Re: We lost another steed...

Post by tgtrotter » Fri Jun 26, 2020 11:22 am

Condolences to his family.
Rest in Paradise Mr. Kevin Jolly.
Awesome shirt and obit !!
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Re: We lost another steed...

Post by Geno89074 » Fri Jun 26, 2020 6:01 pm

Best Wishes & Godspeed...
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Re: We lost another steed...

Post by Wildhorse Cafe » Fri Jun 26, 2020 7:42 pm

Quite the obituary. I can only hope mine would be a tenth as good as his.
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Re: We lost another steed...

Post by Snakeoil » Fri Jun 26, 2020 8:42 pm

62 is way too young.

RIP brother.
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