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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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Michael P. “Grizz” Maguire

April 18, 2018

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Michael P. “Grizz” Maguire

Michael P. “Grizz” Maguire, a founding member, chaplain and former president of the Semper Fi Chapter of the Leathernecks Nation Motorcycle Club, died February 9, 2018 in Deptford, New Jersey, near Philadelphia. He was also a former commandant of the Marine Corps League in Deptford Township. He was an enthusiastic supporter of Toys For Tots […]

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Jerry “Norrisville Jerry” Marchese

February 26, 2018

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Jerry “Norrisville Jerry” Marchese

Jerry “Norrisville Jerry” Marchese, a proud, 52-year-long member of the Pagans Motorcycle Club, died February 14. He was born in Norristown, Pennsylvania and lived there his whole life. He graduated from high school there. He loved doo-wop, singing acapella and motorcycles. He joined the Pagans in 1966, a year or so before former Pagan John […]

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Robert Paul “Bobby” Twigg

February 23, 2018

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Robert Paul “Bobby” Twigg

Robert Paul “Bobby” Twigg, Jr., a member of the Rock Hill Chapter of the Warlocks Motorcycle Club in Antioch, West Virginia died last Saturday, February 17, at the Western Maryland Regional Medical Center in Cumberland. Twigg was a graduate of Hampshire High School in Romney, West Virginia. He was an Army veteran, a multi-craft technician […]

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Allan “Gut” Terk

February 15, 2018

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Allan “Gut” Terk

Allan “Gut” Terk a former Hells Angel, Merry Prankster, artist, graphic designer, psychedelic pioneer, drug addict, recluse, cowboy and minor 70s icon died January 18 of cancer at his home near Reno. Terk was a Navy veteran who became a member of the Sacramento, Berdoo and Oakland charters of the Hells Angels Motorcycle Club. He […]

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Ronald S. “Rocky” Bedics, Jr.

February 12, 2018

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Ronald S. “Rocky” Bedics, Jr.

Ronald S. “Rocky” Bedics, Jr. of Allentown, Pennsyslvania, a longtime member of the Pagans Motorcycle Club, died last Monday, February 5, at St. Luke’s Hospital and Health Network in Bethlehem. He was a former construction worker. In addition to his club brothers, he is survived by his father, Ronald S. Bedics, Sr.; his longtime companion […]

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Wilson Tony “Roadblock” Harrell

January 29, 2018

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Wilson Tony "Roadblock" Harrell

Wilson Tony “Roadblock” Harrell, author, martyr, mentor and longtime member of the American Outlaw Association died last Friday, January 26, of injuries sustained when he hit a large oil slick and accidentally rode his motorcycle into a pole last September. Roadblock Harrell was born in 1942, grew up on Jacksonville, Florida, raced stock cars and […]

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Bruce Brown

December 13, 2017

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Bruce Brown

Bruce Brown, a film maker who was briefly famous for two landmark documentaries about a now vanished America and world, died Sunday in Santa Barbara. The films, were The Endless Summer about the joy of riding surfboards and On Any Sunday which was about the joy of riding motorcycles. He grew up in Long Beach […]

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Walter L. “Troop” Rosbach

September 28, 2017

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Walter L. “Troop” Rosbach

Walter L. “Troop” Rosbach, a patch holder with the Sons of Satan Motorcycle Club in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania for 44 years, died September 17 in Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania. He joined the Army when was 22 and served with the 101st Airborne Division from 1959 to 1962. He was promoted to the rank of Specialist E-5. He […]

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Juan “Compa” Martinez Jr.

August 9, 2017

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Juan “Compa” Martinez Jr.

Funeral arrangements have been announced for Bandidos Motorcycle Club member Juan “Compa” Martinez Jr. Martinez was one of four men wounded on July 30 when a man named Javier Gonzalez opened fire in an East El Paso bar called Mulligan’s Chopped Hog. He was president of an El Paso chapter of the Bandidos. Martinez was […]

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Benjamin “Gentle Ben” Overton

May 10, 2017

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Benjamin “Gentle Ben” Overton

Benjamin “Gentle Ben” Overton, a 40-year veteran of the Free Souls Motorcycle Club, died May 2 at his home in Pleasant Hill, Orgeon. He drove a logging truck for a living. Overton is survived by his blood brothers David, and Tom; his sister Susan Stafford; his half-sister Wanda Emerson; three children, six grandchildren ; three […]

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