Mind detergent/ Will (1 Viewer)

Memphis

Lurker
Joined
Jul 21, 2017
Messages
23
Current Location
Vero Beach, Florida
Found out an old friend was found dead in Arcata around New Years. Hadn’t seen him moreover than a couple time since probably 2003 but that’s because he was a hardcore fucking traveler. When he came home he was always in high spirits and one of my favorite people to randomly run across when he was in town. Dude travelled more than anybody I’ve ever met. The stories I’ve heard about him from those that knew him better are endless and incredible...his name was Will Loeffler. RIP
 
Click here to buy one of our amazing custom bandanas!

bexcison36

Lurker
Joined
Jan 2, 2019
Messages
6
Current Location
Memphis, TN
RIP MINDDETRGNT BKF YR

Rode freight all over the US further than most kids I know and he did it with a club foot and a bicycle with him. Squatted in every major city and slept better under bridges. My friend that went to claim his affects from the coroner told me he had 7 mercedes Benz hood ornaments in his backpack at his time of death. RIP homie. <3
 

Attachments

MeterOYE

Lurker
Joined
Nov 19, 2018
Messages
19
Current Location
Bellingham Washington
Found out an old friend was found dead in Arcata around New Years. Hadn’t seen him moreover than a couple time since probably 2003 but that’s because he was a hardcore fucking traveler. When he came home he was always in high spirits and one of my favorite people to randomly run across when he was in town. Dude travelled more than anybody I’ve ever met. The stories I’ve heard about him from those that knew him better are endless and incredible...his name was Will Loeffler. RIP
Major bummer. RIP brother
 

Brodiesel710

Burrito fund contributor
StP Supporter
Joined
Mar 5, 2019
Messages
239
Current Location
Winnemucca, NV
William Rutland Leffler passed away peacefully in Eureka, California on January 1, 2019, and entered into the everlasting arms of Jesus at the age of 32. Will was born on July 31, 1986 and was raised in Memphis. He graduated from White Station High School and attended the School of the Art Institute of Chicago on an art scholarship. Will lived wherever he had friends. That is, all over the country, including California, New Orleans, Brooklyn, Detroit, Kansas City, Baltimore, Philadelphia and Chicago. Despite his far-flung travels, he brought various friends to meet and enjoy his parents at their rural West Tennessee home.

He adored his brother, Robert Leffler, trusting him as his closest friend and regularly regaling him with hilarious tales of Will's travels. He was honored recently to be Robert's best man at Robert's wedding to Will's sister-in-law, Mallory.

Will's passions were for art, bikes, friends, family and traveling. His preferred mode of transportation was by freight train lugging his bike with him even then. Throughout his travels, he worked a variety of jobs. He poured himself into his friends and he was loved and admired by them.

He became a legendary creator of non-traditional American art, especially loving graffiti and tattoos. He is remembered for his devotion to friends and family, his generosity of spirit, his desire to comfort and minister to the needs of others, his love of the simple pleasures in life and his ability to impart an enthusiasm and enjoyment of these to others. And fishing.

He was able to bring the most unlikely of people together because he believed in the good parts of their character. He was insightful without being prideful. He was a tender gentle giant. He loved to the fullest and lived with an unparalleled zest for life outside of the mores of conventional society but with integrity and courage. A fearfully and wonderfully made boy grew to become a fine man.

He leaves his parents, Lisa and Steve Leffler; his brother and sister-in-law, Robert and Mallory Leffler; his grandfather, Robert Field; his grandmother, Florence Leffler; his aunts and uncles, Mike and Elise Frick and Mark and Debbie Field, and uncle George Leffler. He also leaves a number of cousins, Forrest and Anna Field, William (Aubrea) Dennen and Audria Dennen, He leaves his extended family in Indiana, Laura Dennen, Dave Dennen, David Darling and his great-uncle and aunt, Bud and Joan Field and numerous other cousins.

A memorial Service is scheduled for Saturday, January 19, 2019, at 11 a.m. at Community Bible Church, 601 N. Bellevue Blvd, Memphis, TN 38107. Any memorials should be made to Community Bible Church or Ministry of the Heart, P.O. Box 11954, Memphis, TN 38111.

Published in The Commercial Appeal from Jan. 8 to Jan. 9, 2019
 
  • Like
Reactions: 1 person

Brodiesel710

Burrito fund contributor
StP Supporter
Joined
Mar 5, 2019
Messages
239
Current Location
Winnemucca, NV
RIP MINDDETRGNT BKF YR

Rode freight all over the US further than most kids I know and he did it with a club foot and a bicycle with him. Squatted in every major city and slept better under bridges. My friend that went to claim his affects from the coroner told me he had 7 mercedes Benz hood ornaments in his backpack at his time of death. RIP homie. <3
WHAT! I want those Mercedes ornaments! I LOVE YOU WILL, but hopping trains out of Memphis with your bike was such a pain the ass!!! Then you left your other bike under my porch for so long that I gave it away! Rest in Piece Pig Boy, -like the crappy tattoo you gave me on my hand.

Your Oakland memorial was beuatiful, I even cried and men don't cry.
 

Users Who Are Viewing This Thread (Users: 0, Guests: 1)

About us

  • Squat the Planet is the world's largest social network for misfit travelers. Join our community of do-it-yourself nomads and learn how to explore the world by any means necessary.

    More Info

Support StP!

Donations go towards paying our monthly server fees, adding new features to the website, and occasionally putting a burrito in Matt's mouth.

Total amount
$540.00
Goal
$100.00

Monthly Goals

  1. Paying the Bills
    $50.00 of $50.00 - reached!
    The first $50 in donations go towards paying our monthly server fees and adding new features to the website. Once this goal is reached, we'll see about feeding Matt that burrito.
  2. Buy Matt a Beer
    $75.00 of $75.00 - reached!
    Now that we have the bills paid for this month, let's give Matt a hearty thank you by buying him a drink for all the hard work he's done for StP. Hopefully his will help keep him from going insane after a long day of squishing website bugs.
  3. Feed Matt a Burrito
    $100.00 of $100.00 - reached!
    Now that the bills are paid and Matt has a beer in his hand, how about showing him your love by rewarding all his hard work with a big fat burrito to put in his mouth. This will keep him alive while programming new features for the website.
  4. Finance the Shopping Cart
    $200.00 of $200.00 - reached!
    Now that the bills are paid and Matt is fed, perhaps it's time to start planning for those twilight years under the bridge... if only he had that golden shopping cart all the oogles are bragging about these days.

Latest Status Updates

got to love cheap rossi boots with the zipper on the side!
bejdjsidndbdbdufudjsbsksoosjdbf fucking day 3 in clifton forge.....
In Las Vegas, NV wandering alone with no sense of time. Probably gonna be up until the sun is. If anyone’s around, I’d be down to hang.
If not, I guess I’ll just have to make my own fun!
Does anybody know a Shaggy? Met this guy at the Summer Solstice street party on Milwaukee's East Side this past Saturday busking. Has HOBO tattooed on his left fingers and RR on his left wrist and 211 tattooed on his right upper hand. I have a picture of him. Said he knew Stobe. Likes to hop UP. He's been busking on East Brady St. on Milwaukee's East Side. He said he saw me years ago outside UPs Butler Yards. I don't remember him though.
VampireFreaks.com is closing it's website on Fed 1st 2020, after 20 years of being the home for "alternative" social networking. They will continue the con and the online store, but the site and forum will be laid to rest.
Love my bike polo family: keep my ass grounded and in a healthy mental status!
Grilled Mental anguish over lack of will to do what need done. Served bland on a bed of fuck yourself over... self destruction recipes like momma used to make!
Meditated in the woods today. Decided to start doing this weekly while I continue to research and buy camping gear, so that I can get used to being actually in the forest, which carries with it varying temperatures and so many God damn bugs.
It's always nice to see fireflies again..
Feelin' dat circus magic yo
Just saw a bunch of church kids run across the street screaming JAY WALKIN FOR JESUS