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Another Hobo Death

Discussion in 'Metal Heads' started by KaBar2, Jan 9, 2004.

  1. KaBar2

    KaBar2 Senior Member

    Joined: Jun 27, 2003 Messages: 2,126 Likes Received: 64
    I just received word tonight of the death of another well-known hobo King, Ramblin' Rudy Phillips. He passed away in Shawneetown, Illinois, where he made his home.

    Funeral scheduled on Monday, January 12, 2004 at the First Baptist Church in Shawneetown. Cox & Son Funeral Home is handling the funeral. Again, anybody in or near Shawneetown or on the road is welcome.

    Another bro catches the Westbound. Man. What is happening this winter?
     
  2. IRON WIZARD

    IRON WIZARD New Jack

    Joined: Nov 6, 2003 Messages: 88 Likes Received: 0
    wouldn t happen to be "the rambler" would it ???:confused:
     
  3. xwibxonex

    xwibxonex New Jack

    Joined: Feb 18, 2002 Messages: 3 Likes Received: 1
    I don't beleive it is, R.i.p. Rudy

    Kabar i vaguely remember you possibly telling stories about this legend, where you the one that met and befreinded him for quite some time, you have any stories or anything?
     
  4. KaBar2

    KaBar2 Senior Member

    Joined: Jun 27, 2003 Messages: 2,126 Likes Received: 64
    No, I never met Ramblin' Rudy

    But he was definately a legend. And no, Rudy was not "The Rambler." That's a different guy. The guy that taught me about hopping freights was a man named Rufe, from Texas. My friends and I met him in a rail yard in Montana.
     
  5. soneMILWwi

    soneMILWwi Guest

    rip. hobo smobo. never seen his streak but im sure he got up...
     
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