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Floyd B. “Jesse” Moore

April 6, 2020

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Floyd B. “Jesse” Moore

Floyd B. “Jesse” Moore, a former national vice-president of the Pagans Motorcycle Club. died of unspecified causes last Wednesday, April 1, in Charleston, West Virginia. Moore was one of 55 Pagans indicted in federal racketeering case titled U.S. v Barbeito et al in the fall of 2009. The case was an offshoot of a 2008 […]

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Clyde Daniel “Dan” “Matlock” Jones III

January 28, 2020

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Clyde Daniel “Dan” “Matlock” Jones III

You have lost a friend you didn’t you had. Bryan, Texas lawyer Clyde Daniel “Dan” “Matlock” Jones III died January 17. He was a fourth generation Texan, a former cop, a defense lawyer in the Twin Peaks fiasco and a valuable source for much of which I was able to tell you about that case. […]

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Peter Fonda

August 17, 2019

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Peter Fonda

Peter Fonda, the Hollywood brat who grew up to co-write, produce and co-star in the widely revered biker movie Easy Rider 50years ago, died yesterday of lung cancer. Easy Rider is simultaneously one of the most fondly remembered and worst movies of all time. It lent its name to the first real biker magazine. The […]

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Arlen Darryl Ness

March 25, 2019

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Arlen Darryl Ness

The American artist Arlen Darryl Ness died last week. The next day, his Dublin, California based company, Arlen Ness Motorcycles, announced via Facebook: “It is with heavy hearts that we announce Arlen Ness the visionary, loving husband, father, grandfather and leader of our family passed away last night March 22, 2019. Arlen passed away comfortably […]

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Thomas “Grub” Freeland, Jr.

March 5, 2019

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Thomas “Grub” Freeland, Jr.

Thomas “Grub” Freeland, Jr., a founder of the Warlocks Motorcycle Club, died last week near Columbia, South Carolina. Freeland grew up in Lockhart, Florida, north of Orlando and enlisted in the Navy in 1965 when he was at 17. He spent nine months assigned to the USS Tutuila in support of Naval and Army operations […]

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Pagans Pay Their Respects

March 5, 2019

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Pagans Pay Their Respects

Members of the Pagans Motorcycle Club have asked The Aging Rebel to prominently run the following brief message from their club to members of the A.O.A. At a time when our Nations are at odds with each other myself and the Pagan Nation would like to express our condolences for the loss of your brother […]

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Harry Joseph “Taco” Bowman

March 4, 2019

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Harry Joseph "Taco" Bowman

Harry Joseph “Taco” Bowman, a former regional president, national vice-president and and ultimately the international president of the American Outlaws Association from 1984 until 1997, died after a long illness at the Federal Medical Center, Butner near Durham, North Carolina. His death was announced Sunday, March 3. Bowman’s presidency, which began 35 years ago, coincided […]

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Jake “Bounce 1%er” Kobylarz

October 17, 2018

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Jake “Bounce 1%er” Kobylarz

Jake “Bounce 1%er” Kobylarz, a proud member of the Westside Detroit chapter of the American Outlaws Association, died suddenly and unexpectedly yesterday. October 16. There will be a gathering in honor of Kobylarz this Friday evening at the Westside Detroit Outlaw Motorcycle Club clubhouse at 16815 West Warren Avenue. in Detroit. Kobylarz’ body will be […]

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Harold “Long Haul” Breuklander, Jr.

October 8, 2018

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Harold “Long Haul” Breuklander, Jr.

Harold “Long Haul” Breuklander, Jr,, the Iowa vice-president for the 2nd Brigade Motorcycle Club, died last Saturday, October 6 in Oskaloosa, Iowa. He was born in Oskaloosa, graduated from Oskaloosa High School in 1972 and he learned to be a mechanic at Indian Hills Community College in Ottumwa. He was a long-haul trucker most of […]

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Shawn Roy Fowler

July 30, 2018

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Shawn Roy Fowler

Shawn Roy Fowler of Tooele, Utah, a member of the West Valley Chapter of the Mongols Motorcycle Club, was shot and killed by an unknown assassin as he stood in the breakdown lane on the eastbound 210 freeway, west of the H Street exit in San Bernardino, California just before four a.m. on July 6. […]

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Ruley And Burdette

May 10, 2018

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Ruley And Burdette

John Wilson “Chopper John” Ruley Jr., president of the Lakelands (South Carolina) chapter of the Warlocks Motorcycle Club and his club brother Thomas “Tommy” Edward Burdette died together last Saturday, May 5, after colliding with a 1999 Jeep driven by a man named Ronald Derossett. Derossett was charged with two counts of felony Driving Under […]

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Terry Lee “Terry the Tramp” Orendorff

April 30, 2018

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Terry Lee “Terry the Tramp” Orendorff

Terry the Tramp Orendorff, who was a member of the Vagos Motorcycle Club for 42 years, died last Tuesday, April 24, of complications after years of poor health. He was the Vagos international president for 26 years. He was born in July 1947 and raised in El Monte, California by an abusive and alcoholic father. […]

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Jason Randall “Agro” Cliff

April 19, 2018

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Jason Randall “Agro” Cliff

Jason Randall “Agro” Cliff, a member of the Sonoma County charter of the Hells Angels Motorcycle Club died April 8 of injuries sustained in a head-on crash with a pickup truck near the intersection of California State Roads 175 and 29 in Lake County, California. He was the owner of Holeshot Choppers & Performance in […]

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