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Pat Heller


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Missouri, USA
Post  Posted 10 Sep 2019 12:19 pm    
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Gene passed Sunday morning. He wasn't a steel picker but loved it. He was a Great 6 string player back in the day, and loved E.T. and Leon Rhodes. He was a friend to me and my family for over 30 yrs. I will miss him -- he's up there picken with Bobby Caldwell another mutual friend of both of us. God Bless You Mean Gene
Rest in God's Love!! Pat Heller
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Larry Dering


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Missouri, USA
Post  Posted 10 Sep 2019 5:23 pm    
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Another good one gone. My condolences to friends and family.
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JERRY THURMOND


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sullivan mo u.s.a.
Post  Posted 14 Sep 2019 6:40 am    
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Gene was a regular at Westgate music Jams, he was a good lead guitar picker an a good person an friend. He was a big supporter of the Steel Guitar.
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Don Davis


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Missouri, USA
Post  Posted 16 Sep 2019 7:52 pm    
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Pat, we lost a good friend and picker. I've known Gene since the early 60's. Always enjoyed the yearly visits to ISGC in St. Louis. Will miss him.
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Pat Heller


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Missouri, USA
Post  Posted 17 Sep 2019 11:05 am     Gene Bartel St. James, Mo
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Yes -we will miss him. What a shame an 84 yr. old man, almost completely deaf, weighing 120 pounds soaking wet, got his hip broken and roughed up so bad by a St. James Policeman that he died 3 days later of a heart attack. All because he pulled out out a gas station without his lights on. Should have never happened. P.H.
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Bill Dobkins


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Rolla Missouri, USA
Post  Posted 20 Sep 2019 8:08 pm    
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Wow, I hadn't heard about this incident. I've know Gene for 55 years. He was a good friend. He worked hard on my campaign for commissioner, putting up signs ect. Not a good way for him to end up. RIP my friend.
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Bill Dobkins


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Rolla Missouri, USA
Post  Posted 20 Sep 2019 8:11 pm    
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Don Davis wrote:
Pat, we lost a good friend and picker. I've known Gene since the early 60's. Always enjoyed the yearly visits to ISGC in St. Louis. Will miss him.


Don, call me when you get a chance. I'd like the details about Gene.
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