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Don Hinkle

Springfield Illinois, USA
Post Posted 27 Sep 2016 6:21 pm     Reply with quote

I'm not sure who may or may not know about this but Chet Wilcox passed away on June 4, 2016. Many people on the form knew and loved Chet. He love to build guitars and he showed me most everything about how he built his guitars. Chet was a very kind man and was a great gentleman to get to know.
He is now at peace in the loving arms of the love of his life Laura, who passed away last year.
Emmons Legrande III SD10
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Billy Carr

Seminary, Mississippi USA
Post Posted 28 Sep 2016 3:57 am     Cw Reply with quote

First I heard about it. We talked a few times on the phone. RIP buddy.
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Larry Dering

Missouri, USA
Post Posted 29 Sep 2016 11:21 am     Reply with quote

Wasn't aware. RIP Chet. My condolences to the Wilcox family.
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Dan Behringer

Post Posted 30 Sep 2016 12:10 am     Reply with quote

Sad News! Chet was as honest as they came. I remember borrowing a mini-lathe from a friend for Chet to use back in the late 80's. I was out of town when Chet got done using it and he jumped through hoops to get the lathe returned to the owner. RIP Chet!
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Craig Schwartz

McHenry IL
Post Posted 20 Dec 2016 12:49 pm     Reply with quote

R.I. P. Chet, I will miss your kind personality, you got me into this pedal steel stuff and I love it alot Thanks ol pal
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Stu Schulman

Ulster Park New Yawk
Post Posted 23 Dec 2016 2:08 am     Reply with quote

Sorry to hear this R.I.P.Chet Winking
Desert Rose S-10 4+5,any amp that isn't broken.Steel Seat.Com seats...Licking paint chips off of Chinese toys continously since the mid 50's
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Dustin Rigsby

Parts Unknown, Ohio
Post Posted 28 Dec 2016 6:25 am     Reply with quote

I'm really sad to learn of Chet's passing. He was wonderful to me ! Chet went out of his way to help me out as a virtually unknown player and always dealt with me fairly. The two Wilcox guitars that I owned had the "it" factor. I will miss him and his instruments.
D.S. Rigsby
W.W.L.G.D. ?
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jim flynn

Post Posted 5 Jan 2017 8:59 am     rip Reply with quote

Gee, I had just talked to him a week or so before. I had no idea
He was a great guy. He'll be missed.
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steve takacs

beijing, china via pittsburgh
Post Posted 7 Jan 2017 7:54 am     Reply with quote

I had not heard about Chet's passing either and am sorry to hear this. I did not know him but a number of you guys did and your word is good enough for me. Belated Condolences to his family and friends Steve t
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