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Old 11-13-2017, 07:40 AM   #1
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Lost one of our own - Mike McDonald (hoodcounty)

Mike discovered his cancer a few months ago after thinking he had had a heart attack.

Connie, his wonderful wife, sent me a note last night that he had passed away yesterday afternoon.

Mike was a great person and I'll miss him.
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Old 11-13-2017, 09:28 AM   #2
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Re: Lost one of our own - Mike McDonald (hoodcounty)

Thanks for letting us know Mitch. Mike’s dry wit will be missed.
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Old 11-13-2017, 10:23 AM   #3
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Re: Lost one of our own - Mike McDonald (hoodcounty)

Thanks for posting this Mitch. I believe I meet him at one/several of the Meet and greets up your way. Prayers for his family and his TWT friends.
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Re: Lost one of our own - Mike McDonald (hoodcounty)

Hate to hear this.

Anyone have a pic of him? I am horrible at connecting real names to faces.
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Old 11-13-2017, 03:15 PM   #5
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R.I.P. Mike.
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Re: Lost one of our own - Mike McDonald (hoodcounty)

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Hate to hear this.

Anyone have a pic of him? I am horrible at connecting real names to faces.
Did he ride a BMW LT a while ago??
Pretty sure Ive met him... I think Mike bought some things from me
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Re: Lost one of our own - Mike McDonald (hoodcounty)

Yes and sold it.
Bought a red Valkyrie.

He made two recent Natty Flats RTEs.
I searched and many of the photos are caught in the Photobucket deal.
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Re: Lost one of our own - Mike McDonald (hoodcounty)

Sorry to hear it, Mitch, thanks for the update. I donated the lift I bought from him to the Corsicana High School Auto Shop. So we did some good for him.
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Old 11-13-2017, 05:36 PM   #9
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That is quite the bummer. Mike and I had quite a few chats off and on about shooting as he was a quite accomplished long distance shooter. He will most certainly be missed.
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Re: Lost one of our own - Mike McDonald (hoodcounty)

I didn't know him but this type news is always very sad. RIP, and my prayers are with his family.
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Re: Lost one of our own - Mike McDonald (hoodcounty)

He is a down-the-street neighbor and I visited him a few times till I went on back shift.
He was always in great spirits and had a great attitude. We talked guns and motorcycles at length.

Before I left for the deer lease, he wanted me to move his Valkyrie. Went down there and no one was home. I later received a text from him that he was in the hospital. That was about a week ago.

Like Paul said, you had to get to know him to appreciate is desert dry sense of humor.
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Old 11-13-2017, 11:52 PM   #12
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Re: Lost one of our own - Mike McDonald (hoodcounty)

Visitation is at Wylie funeral home in Granbury
Thursday 6-8pm
Friday will be available as well.

Funeral is the 18th
Stateline Baptist church
Winthrop, AR
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Re: Lost one of our own - Mike McDonald (hoodcounty)

Please pass along my condolences to the family. May he rest in peace.
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my condolences to family...
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Re: Lost one of our own - Mike McDonald (hoodcounty)

So sorry for this loss to his family and dear friends - my condolences.
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