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Old 07-01-10, 11:30 PM   #1
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Default our brother zooker

well gang, i talked to zooker's mother tonight. and it seems he has taken a turn for the worse right now. she couldn't talk much but said he was so hyped up on morphine he was sleeping like a bear in hibernation. it was clear to me she was very upset. so i didn't keep her long. she just wanted to sit with him alone. so i told her to tell zooker everyone here loved him and was still praying for him. and we were praying for her and the rest of the family as well.
she promised me she would call me later and give a detailed status report on him. as soon as i hear from her, i will relate it here.
we gotta hit our knees again and again gang. he needs us now more than ever. i know you all will do oyur part for him. you know i am too.
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Old 07-02-10, 12:19 AM   #2
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That's bad news, I was hoping after the last bout he was out of the woods for a while. When you talk to her please let her know that we are all thinking of them and want him to stay strong and keep fighting.
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Old 07-02-10, 12:43 AM   #3
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John I hate to hear this. I just got your pm today about calling him, I guess somehow I didn't notice it until today. Anyways we are keeping him in our prayers as always and as soon as he is up to it I will give him a holler.
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Old 07-02-10, 03:03 AM   #4
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Zooker is a great man. He's funnier than **** too. I wish him the best and hope he gets through this.

I think this site would be missing something if Zook wasn't here.
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Just read this this morning and I'm just sitting here shaking my head. That poor guy should be home grillin for his folks this weekend. I'll say a prayer right now John, and thankyou for keeping us informed. God bless ya Zook.
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Old 07-02-10, 07:17 AM   #6
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I'm praying for Zooker's health and for victory over his condition. May the Lord bless him and his family with continued strength to overcome this obstacle.
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Old 07-02-10, 07:18 AM   #7
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I figured something wasn't right when I called and got no return call and e-mailed and he didn't reply. I've been praying a lot for Zooker. I hope he can pull out of this soon.
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Old 07-02-10, 08:00 AM   #8
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Continued thoughts for Zook and his family...
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We'll keep praying for you Zooker.

Hang in there bud.

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Old 07-02-10, 09:23 AM   #10
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This may be the hardest thing I've ever typed in my life....

John just texted me to say that they have Zooker on comfort medication now, just trying to ease the pain. From what John said, they're not expecting him to last very much longer.

That's all I can say now...my words don't work right now...
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Man...I hate this news. Praying for you Zooker!
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Just gotta keep praying, no matter what happens. He's pulled through before.
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This may be the hardest thing I've ever typed in my life....

John just texted me to say that they have Zooker on comfort medication now, just trying to ease the pain. From what John said, they're not expecting him to last very much longer.

That's all I can say now...my words don't work right now...
Got the same text Daniel. We are still praying for him
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Old 07-02-10, 11:36 AM   #14
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Darn, I was hoping it was gonna be good news this time!

No matter, I'll still keep praying for ya big guy! God bless.
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I woke up to see that text. I too was at a loss for words.
Unlike a lot of folks, I have not yet gotten to meet Zooker, that being said, I have always appreciated both his knowledge and his tell it like it is mentality. If I posted a report about getting skunked, and he was the first to say suck it up and get back out there. I once complained about what I considered a crappy speeding ticket. Zook was the one who responded with boohoo, slow down.
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I just received the text. At of 1030 this morning, Brother Zooker has left to be with the Lord.
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I just received the text. At of 1030 this morning, Brother Zooker has left to be with the Lord.
I just got the same text. At least he doesn't have to fight it any more. Zook was a great guy, and I'm glad I had the chance to meet him. He is a person we will never forget.

We're praying for his mother and whole family.

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Old 07-02-10, 12:25 PM   #18
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I just don't know what to say. My prayers are with his family. Just so hard to believe. I thought for sure he of all people would beat this.
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So long, Zooker. Tight lines, buddy...

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Prayers are with his family. He's in a better place now. Rest in Peace Zooker.
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Old 07-02-10, 12:36 PM   #21
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I just received the text. At of 1030 this morning, Brother Zooker has left to be with the Lord.
That's sad! I don't really know what to say, I'm at a lose of words big time. You will be missed, Rest in peace bud.
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Worst news of the day. Rest in peace Zooker.
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This board without Zooker is almost unthinkable. Its just a tragedy. Of course all my prayers are with his family and friends. I guess that includes almost everyone on here.
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A part of me just died. I will miss him so much.
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