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Jim Stobe has passed

Discussion in 'Obituaries' started by Art101, Nov 10, 2017.

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    Why isn't anyone asking where's the news story on this and why does his obituary say he passed in Denver Co. If he passed in baltimore?
     
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    I had never heard of this dude before he caught westbound & this obit was posted on STP. Originally I scanned his vids & was not initially overly impressed. I rarely watch YT vids about riding trains. Here, he is a super nice, soft spoken & suburban railfan who actually hops trains while drinking beers & living the dream. Of course this could be a warning to any number of his 10k+ fans online as to the dangers of riding trains. If he or someone new approached me on STP today; I probably would discourage him in an obligatory fashion & share some basic info with him if he asked. His gear seems to always be falling apart yet his booze supplies never run out?

    I have since watched a few of his videos in length; i dig the piano music & am glad that he went out doing what he loved. The sad music almost feels like a self fulfilling prophecy at times.

    I will admit that he & his videos have grown on me with his departure. RIP Stobe, Semper Fi

    To the many who dream about hopping trains while watching his videos who forget that people get hurt & die on trains. This news is a solemn reminder.

    Ride Solo/Ride Sober!
     
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    Sent a cold one out in memorial. 20171111_201404.
     
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    @MooSlim420 I have asked the same thing. Nobody can show a link to a news article about it. Only second hand reports from people claiming to have heard about it happening. Strange
     
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    I’m forever thankful to have had the chance to chill and and post up the man himself a few times. Hearty peeps.
     
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    Hello,
    If anyone in the Baltimore area would like to pay their respects at the site there is information at: http://ssoih.com/stobe.html
    It's sad the media couldn't cover any of this. The hobo community has been very gracious sharing memories and stories of Stobe. Stay strong.
    Rest in peace Stobe
     
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