R.I.P. member Derby FALs


April 30, 2007, 09:59 PM
THR, FAL Files and other board(s) member Derby FALs passed away.



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April 30, 2007, 10:00 PM
Damn... was it natural causes, b/c he never struck me as an old gentleman.

April 30, 2007, 10:01 PM
From one of the links:
our buddy derby died sunday night at jewish hostipal in louisville. i know i;m sure goin to miss david,he was a dear friend of mine, great fal builder, learned alot from him, hope to see u guys at the funeral thursday, sure the family love to see a show of support


April 30, 2007, 10:03 PM
Tis a shame....he was a true hoplophile. Hopefully he has passed on to a bigger and better shooting range in the hereafter.

April 30, 2007, 10:09 PM
RIP Derby FALs, you will be missed.


April 30, 2007, 10:30 PM
I remember seeing the screen name here....

RIP Derby FALs

April 30, 2007, 10:47 PM
Vaya con Dios, DF, you will definitely be missed.

April 30, 2007, 10:52 PM

You'll be missed Derby FALs

April 30, 2007, 10:55 PM
Recognize the screen name....RIP. He was one of us.

April 30, 2007, 11:48 PM
May you find Peace...


May 1, 2007, 12:02 AM
If there's a heaven his is full of unfired kits, plentiful receivers and cheap milsurp ammo.

Great guy both here and on FALFiles.

May 1, 2007, 12:10 AM
dadman, your links don't work. What was his full name? I used to do biz with Davis and Son on Jefferson. Seems they had a gunsmith named David.

Anybody know anything about derbyfals?

BTW, I'm guessing his screen name was a double entendre. There is a spot across from Louisville on the Indiana side known as Falls of the Ohio. Louisville is known as Derby City. Connection? Derby Falls? Derbyfals?

May 1, 2007, 12:10 AM
Godspeed, Derby FALs.

dadman posted his site, here 'tis http://www.derbyfals.com/home.htm

May 1, 2007, 12:49 AM
R.I.P. Derby FALs. :(

may you find peace and serenity.


May 1, 2007, 12:59 AM
I hate losing the good ones.

He was strong on RKBA. He was in good form as recently as the "background checks (http://www.thehighroad.org/showthread.php?t=262558)" thread.

The sun on your face;
The wind in your hair;
And a rifle in your hand.

So long, David. I wish I'd known you better.

May 1, 2007, 02:53 AM
RIP friend...

May 1, 2007, 07:39 AM
PinnedAndRecessed wrote:
...links don't work.
BTW, I'm guessing his screen name was a double entendre...

Have to sign up at FAL Files.
Louisville, KY+KY Derby+FAL rifles= Derby FALs

May 1, 2007, 07:45 AM
RIP. It's sad when a friend passes.

30 cal slob
May 1, 2007, 08:12 AM

May 1, 2007, 08:13 AM
Sad. Prayers for the family.

May 1, 2007, 08:19 AM
May you find Peace my friend and we will always remember you.

High Planes Drifter
May 1, 2007, 08:31 AM
RIP. Seemed like a guy with his head on straight.

1911 guy
May 1, 2007, 09:10 AM
It puts a damper on the day, even if we never met in person. We all came to know him a little bit on THR.

My condolances to his family. Godspeed, DerbyFALS.

May 1, 2007, 10:20 AM
Bummer. :(

Godspeed friend, you will be missed.

May 1, 2007, 10:30 AM
He always shot straight. R.I.P.

May 1, 2007, 10:36 AM
Didn't know him, but I appreciated him. Blue skies and fair winds, fellow fal'er...

May 1, 2007, 11:00 AM
Saw his posting. Never really knew him, but from what he wrote, and seeing the way he thought, is enough to put a damper on the day.

What was the cause of death?

May 1, 2007, 11:06 AM
RIP, Derby. :(

May 1, 2007, 11:19 AM
RIP... Thoughts and prayers to his family.

I saw his posts here from time to time... seemed like a very helpful gentleman.

I believe this was his most recent post on THR, just under a month ago. It amazes me how quickly things change in this life. Most Recent Post (http://thehighroad.org/showpost.php?p=3276144&postcount=60)

May 1, 2007, 12:58 PM
Very helpful guy, he will be missed. Thoughts and prayers to the family.

Molon Labe
May 1, 2007, 06:47 PM
I met up with Derby FAL at the KCR Machinegun Shoot a few years ago. He was a good man, and will surely be missed. :(

May 1, 2007, 06:49 PM
RIP, sir.

May 1, 2007, 09:00 PM

May 1, 2007, 09:17 PM
What all of y'all have written above, and I do now spill some strong drink in his memory

May 1, 2007, 09:32 PM
Another good one gone. RIP Derby.

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