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Thad Rains has passed #13547688 05/06/20 06:48 PM
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I was just informed by best friend that he'd received an e-mail from Thad's sister that Thad passed yesterday. I don't have any details yet of the funeral, but will post a link when that becomes available. He passed at their ranch in West Texas unexpectedly.

For those of y'all who knew Thad personally, you know what a good guy he was. I met him around 20 years ago on the old Bass Fishing Home Page forum. He'd give you the shirt off his back, for real. Every time we fished together, he was offering something. I'd say no, only to find a hand made Sanford crankbait in the boat glove box, a $20 bill in the truck console, always something.

He was a very giving, unselfish and happy go lucky person. He'll be missed.


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Re: Thad Rains has passed [Re: bigfishtx] #13547691 05/06/20 06:49 PM
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Mods, I meant to post this in the bass fishing section, can you move it?


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Re: Thad Rains has passed [Re: bigfishtx] #13547705 05/06/20 06:57 PM
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Sad news. Thoughts and prayers to his family and friends.

Re: Thad Rains has passed [Re: bigfishtx] #13547706 05/06/20 06:58 PM
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This is very sad news. Thad was always willing to share all of his knowledge about fishing. Just terrible news! He took me out once and put me on Lew fish. Offering prayers and condolences to all of his family. I knew he had medical conditions, but never expected it this bad. RIP, buddy. Your comments will be missed by many...


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Re: Thad Rains has passed [Re: bigfishtx] #13547712 05/06/20 07:04 PM
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Very sad news. I did not know Thad personally, but I always enjoyed reading his long articles he would post.


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Re: Thad Rains has passed [Re: bigfishtx] #13547722 05/06/20 07:13 PM
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Tight Lines and Be Safe!! RIP Mr. Rains

Re: Thad Rains has passed [Re: bigfishtx] #13547723 05/06/20 07:13 PM
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Sorry to hear he has pasted, he loved to fish...... Good Guy...


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Re: Thad Rains has passed [Re: bigfishtx] #13547730 05/06/20 07:19 PM
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Sad news. angel for the family.


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So sad. T&P to his family...


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May he Rest In Peace angel

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Man, I hate to hear that. I didn't know him at all other than this forum but I could tell he was an outstanding, caring, man that would do anything to help or offer advice to others. Prayers for his family, he'll be missed on here.


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Prayers to the family. He was truly one of the good guys.

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Sorry to hear that. I only knew him on the forum. Seemed like a knowledgeable guy who liked to share his wealth of information with anyone who needed help. RIP

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Sad new's of such. Thad was surely one of the good guy's and will be missed by so many. May god be with the family through these times and take care of them. RIP Mr. Rains.

Re: Thad Rains has passed [Re: bigfishtx] #13547766 05/06/20 07:46 PM
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Thad was a humble and very kind individual.

Rest in peace sir


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