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Peter B. “Hormone” Schlette, Jr.

October 22, 2012

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Peter B. “Hormone” Schlette, Jr., a patch holder with the Lake County, Florida chapter of the Warlocks Motorcycle Club, died September 30, 2012 of wounds suffered in a gunfight with members of another motorcycle club, also called the Warlocks, in the parking lot of a Veterans of Foreign Wars Post in Winter Springs, Florida. Schlette […]

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Tony Glen Dye

February 23, 2011

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Tony Glen “Perk” Dye died last Saturday, February 19th, at the Lewis Gale Medical Center in Salem, Virginia. Perk Dye was a 1966 graduate of J.J. Kelley High School in Wise, Virginia. He was a high school football and baseball star. He worked as a heavy equipment operator and mechanic and he was a founding […]

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Fernando Fernandez

March 19, 2010

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Fernando Fernandez of Chula Vista, California and a member of the Dago chapter of the Mongols Motorcycle Club died at 9:40 pm Thursday, March 18th in the Intensive Care Unit of Scripps Mercy Hospital in San Diego. Fernandez was removed from life support yesterday morning, briefly flat lined, revived, and finally succumbed last night. Fernandez […]

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Jeremy H. “Coal” Steigerwalt

January 31, 2010

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Jeremy H. “Coal” Steigerwalt of Ephrata, Pennsylvania was killed around 7 pm on January 18th after his motorcycle collided with an unidentified vehicle in the northbound lane of Route 222 in Mannheim Township. Steigerwalt died of traumatic brain injury and was pronounced dead at the scene. There were no witnesses to the accident. Police are […]

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Tommy “Tommy Gun” Martinez

January 19, 2010

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Tommy “Tommy Gun” Martinez died December 24th, 2009. He was a patch holder in the American Latino Motorcycle Association. A.L.M.A. is a one piece patch club in Phoenix and the club lost two brothers in less than two weeks. Max Joseph “Dragon” Aragon died January 3rd as he was returning home from Martinez’ wake. Martinez […]

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Max Joseph “Dragon” Aragon

January 11, 2010

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Max Joseph “Dragon” Aragon died January 3rd and he was buried last Saturday at Greenwood Memory Lawn Cemetery in Phoenix. He was a patch holder in the American Latino Motorcycle Association. A.L.M.A. is a one piece patch club in Phoenix and a member of the Arizona Confederation of Clubs. Max Aragon was riding his motorcycle […]

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Bruce Rossmeyer

August 19, 2009

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Bruce Rossmeyer, the millionaire Harley-Davidson dealer who owned Destination Daytona, died July 30th on the ride to Sturgis. Rossmeyer was on Route 28, a lonely, 76-mile stretch of road in western Wyoming when a pickup truck cut him off. According to a spokesman for the Wyoming Highway Patrol, Rossmeyer was traveling with five other motorcyclists […]

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Dwight Alan Sluder

July 23, 2009

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Dwight Alan Sluder, President of the Winston-Salem charter of the Hells Angels Motorcycle Club was found dead in his own home on Baux Mountain Road in Germantown, North Carolina on July 15th. He had been shot in the head. Sluder owned his home for 12 years and none of his neighbors in the quiet neighborhood […]

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Gerald “Jerry” Bordas

May 6, 2009

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Gerald “Jerry” Bordas, died about three o’clock Monday morning on Interstate 95 near Sunrise Boulevard in Broward County, Florida. Bordas was killed after his motorcycle clipped a 2007 GMC van driven by Rodolf Desroches, 46, of Sunrise, Florida. Bordas then fell into traffic and was run over by three other vehicles. When he came to […]

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Charles King

April 13, 2009

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Charles King of Dallas, one of the founders and best known members of an informal club called the Keller Rat Pack, died about 11:30 last Thursday night on Interstate 635 in Garland, Texas. The Rat Pack take their name from a place called Keller’s Drive-In In Dallas. The four purposes of the club are hamburgers, […]

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Bob Illingworth

April 1, 2009

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Bob Illingworth died last week at home in his bed after fighting cancer for almost four years. Bob Illingworth was a bikers’ rights advocate for more than 30 years, a faithful friend to sick and needy children and a long time member of the Hamsters Motorcycle Club. The Hamsters started as a satire of other […]

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James Alan “Wolf” Corrao

March 27, 2009

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James “Wolf” Corrao died at dusk on March 16th when his motorcycle was struck by a 1999 Dodge pickup truck at the corner of Tropicana Avenue and Titanium Avenue in Las Vegas, Nevada. Carrao’s wife Debbie was following her husband on another motorcycle and was injured when she had to put her bike down on […]

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Gerald “Jester” Cleveland II

March 11, 2009

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Gerald “Jester” Cleveland II died March 1 on Highway 16 near Kerrville, Texas. Jester was a trucker by trade, a former President of the Fort Worth Chapter of Bikers Against Child Abuse (BACA) and the state Vice President of BACA when he died. He was at a BACA Sunday morning breakfast on March 1st in […]

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