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Richard King has passed away

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#51 OFFLINE   Alan Gordon

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Posted 08 June 2012 - 10:06 PM

This was just pointed out to me...

My condolences to his friends and family in this unfortunate time. :(


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Posted 08 June 2012 - 10:21 PM

So sorry to hear this. Rest in Peace, Richard.

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Posted 08 June 2012 - 10:43 PM

Sympathy and condolences to his family and friends.
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Posted 09 June 2012 - 12:12 AM

I didn't know Richard, but I got to know something about him as a person in his posts in a couple of threads on the economy. I already missed his presence, but feel sad that I'll never get to read another one his posts.

In 2010, the economy was not doing right by him. But he didn't lay blame except to say:

Nah, it's sunspots. ;)

By my standards he was way, way too young to be taken from this world.


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Posted 09 June 2012 - 01:43 AM

R.I.P. Richard.

My condolences to his family and friends during this time.

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Posted 09 June 2012 - 05:38 AM

My condolences to his friends and family.
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Posted 09 June 2012 - 05:41 AM

My fiance new hims, says he was a classy guy got some pm's from him before, he is saddened by this news, we send our condolences and prayers to his family and friends. Life's too short.......

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Posted 09 June 2012 - 05:45 AM

I didn't know him personally, but I used to come here and read posts. I loved his posts on Music. I noticed he hadn't been around, but simply thought he was busy with other things.
It was a great shock to learn of his death! R.I.P. Richard.

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Posted 09 June 2012 - 06:42 AM

R.I.P., Richard. Condolences to the family.


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Posted 09 June 2012 - 07:08 AM

R.I.P., Richard. Condolences to the family.

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Posted 09 June 2012 - 07:09 AM

I am shocked and saddened.

I greatly enjoyed my conversations with Richard on this board about music. He was a fixture in the pro music establishment in Minneapolis for years, outfitting many studios. He often told of building one for Prince, with his real coup finding purple patch cables that Prince loved.

We would converse on DBSTalk about music in Minneapolis in the 1980s, with bands like the Jayhawks, Soul Asylum and Trip Shakespeare getting their start. He knew those guys and loved the scene. I marveled over his stories.

God's speed, Richard. I love you.

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Posted 09 June 2012 - 07:58 AM

There was a Richard King who used to get into firestorms with Zuma Hans over at DBSForums a decade ago. I never determined if these two Richard Kings were the same person. If they were, he certainly exhibited a different temperment here than he did over there.

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Posted 09 June 2012 - 10:16 AM

Richard was one of the Best and i am quite sad to hear of his passing. Our family sends our deepest condolences to his family in this time of need. :(

Farewell Richard, you will be missed.

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Posted 09 June 2012 - 10:24 AM

Sad news to hear indeed. Richard and I had several lively conversations in the past. A fun and witty,but serious man. My deepest condolences to his family and the DBS family for the loss.

R.I.P. Richard,you will be missed.


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Posted 09 June 2012 - 10:28 AM

RIP good sir. :(
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Posted 09 June 2012 - 10:48 AM

My condolences to Richard's friends and family.

Fair winds and following seas to a friend who'll missed by many.


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Posted 09 June 2012 - 02:20 PM

So sorry to hear this, he was a great and kind person. He helped me a lot here when I first started. My condolences to his family.

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Posted 09 June 2012 - 02:37 PM

We are diminished this day by his passing - Rest in Peace Richard, you will be in our prayers. My condolences to his family.

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Posted 09 June 2012 - 04:53 PM

I got to know Richard in the Watercooler and OT forums. I greatly enjoyed reading his thoughts and his shared knowledge. He was always kind and sincere.

I am so sorry for his loss. It will be felt by us and many others. A sign of a good man.

Rest in peace and keep watch over us until we meet again.



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Posted 09 June 2012 - 06:35 PM

Sorry to hear about this. I lost my Dad to a brain tumor almost 11 years ago...he was only 3 years younger than Richard. Sorry to say but the pain only dulls, it doesn't go away.

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Posted 09 June 2012 - 06:58 PM

Rest In Peace Richard!!

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Posted 09 June 2012 - 09:07 PM

Richard was one of my favorites here at DBSTalk. I hope his family knows how much he helped people around here over the years.

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Posted 10 June 2012 - 07:39 AM

My condolences to his family and friends during this time

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Posted 10 June 2012 - 08:24 AM

WOW... Richard was one of the first members to welcome me here to this forum. He will be missed.

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Posted 10 June 2012 - 08:34 AM

My condolences to everyone that knew him and to his family.
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