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PostPosted: Tue Oct 10, 2017 10:41 pm 
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I was fortunate to be able to reschedule a few things and managed to get to Rod Rodda's farewell this afternoon.

There was quite a good roll up which included other than his family, ex service personnel from both the navy and army and many members of automobile clubs, both car and 4WD.

There were many stories told, many with humour, but all with affection for Rod and how he lived his life for his family and for what he achieved. The Box Hill RSL completed the RSL component of the service which was well received.

I passed on our condolences to the family through his wife (Lynne) and brother (Tony) which were well received.

Vale Rod, RIP. May you have fair winds and following seas on your journey.

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May your walls know joy; May every room hold laughter and every window open to great possibility.


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PostPosted: Wed Oct 11, 2017 8:45 am 
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Thanks for representing us, Pony, much appreciated... :yes: Thanks also for sharing Rod's 'Order of Service'... :evil3:

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PostPosted: Wed Oct 11, 2017 12:01 pm 
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Well done Pony, he was a nice guy.

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PostPosted: Wed Oct 11, 2017 12:29 pm 
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I feel sorry that I was unable to attend after saying that I would. I had to go and help my mum in the care facility at rather short notice. I am glad that we were represented and that he was given a great send off. RIP Rod.

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PostPosted: Fri Oct 13, 2017 10:38 am 
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:tear: sadly missed.

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:tear: :tear: sad but it appears some of us are coming to the end of our sign-on period
condolences to his family and mates RIP Rod

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PostPosted: Sat Oct 21, 2017 8:04 pm 

Cripes Charlie ...........be careful with comments such as that ..... you may upset a few people..... unknown to me I signed up for 3 score plus 10 ....happy with that 'cos it all goes downhill after that despite how much you try....... :omg1:


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Peter Weyling wrote:
Cripes Charlie ...........be careful with comments such as that ..... you may upset a few people..... unknown to me I signed up for 3 score plus 10 ....happy with that 'cos it all goes downhill after that despite how much you try....... :omg1:


I would never try to upset anyone (unless I really meant it) :( .Just feeling a bit old at the moment).and thinking of those 13TH intake
Mobis who really tried to give our term the shits..as tradition dictates! .. .Just remember (The night of the big knives) :pirate: :badgrin:

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PostPosted: Tue Oct 24, 2017 10:06 am 
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 25, 2017 8:34 pm 
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Sorry Rick and all..didn't come out the way I meant :wink: :bugger: AM NOT Posting after imbibing again (I Think) :drink 42:

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:finga: You're cool, Charlie...! :yea:

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