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#787266 - 07/02/12 05:04 PM Re: RIP Dex [Re: David]
StretchMark Offline

Registered: 08/23/02
Posts: 2154
Loc: Alpharetta, GA
A couple others from that same trip:

Letting my son James check out the T-38:

And a visit to Monterey last year to ride PCH:

Enjoying his new job as the Dean at the Naval Postgraduate School

Many other great memories. frown
Mark Davis

#787271 - 07/02/12 05:32 PM Re: RIP Dex [Re: David]
Albert Offline

Registered: 07/27/00
Posts: 4508
Loc: Southwestern, PA, USA
That's just awful. My sympathies to his family and all of you who knew him.
Al (that's not my picture!)
06 RT

"Always do sober what you said you'd do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut."
Ernest Hemingway

#787275 - 07/02/12 05:54 PM Re: Dex is gone.... [Re: RoadWolf]
lawnchairboy Offline
Snuggie Jesus

Registered: 11/14/05
Posts: 3467
Loc: Traffic hell, VA
terrible news. fair winds and following seas Capt.
06 R12RT (for sale) 11 R12GS (for sale) 11 KTM990 ADV

The focus is sharp in the city.

#787287 - 07/02/12 06:49 PM Re: RIP Dex [Re: David]
RonStewart Offline

Registered: 05/26/03
Posts: 1294
Loc: Vancouver, BC
He never knew that he was my hero. A genuine spaceman on the same forum as me. Sad, sad, sad.
Ron Stewart
Tsawwassen, BC

#787288 - 07/02/12 06:50 PM Re: Dex is gone.... [Re: David]
hANNAbONE Offline

Registered: 10/22/00
Posts: 4977
Loc: Versailles, Indiana
sO vERY sorry to hear of this.

wow...I am speechless.
h A N N A b O N E
.F.O.G.Member & Friend of Signman & Paul Mihalka

2012 Black Yamaha XT1200Z Super Tenere'
Versailles, Windy-Anna

#787293 - 07/02/12 07:11 PM Re: Dex is gone.... [Re: hANNAbONE]
marcopolo Offline

Registered: 11/28/03
Posts: 3929
Loc: Alexandria, VA/Ottawa, Canada
This is so tragic in every sense of the word. Rest in peace, Dex.
2015 R 1200 GS Adventure

#787298 - 07/02/12 07:55 PM Re: RIP Dex [Re: David]
SWB Offline

Registered: 09/17/05
Posts: 1714
Loc: Oceanside, California
No words - tragic.

Life is short, folks. Don't take it for granted.

RIP and God's Blessings to his family.
2005 BMW R1200RT
2001 BMW R1100RT(P) - gone
1997 Suzuki RM250 - gone
1989 Yamaha YZ250WR -gone
1980 Yamaha IT400 -dead
1983 Honda CB600 -gone
1976 Honda CB360 -gone
1970? Hodaka 100 -1st

#787301 - 07/02/12 08:04 PM Re: RIP Dex [Re: Marty Hill]
BULLman Offline
Not Kelly

Registered: 04/14/04
Posts: 3424
Loc: New Port Richey, Fl
Very Sad news.

Shhhhhhhh don't tell Mom!!!

#787302 - 07/02/12 08:05 PM Re: RIP Dex [Re: BULLman]
David Offline
Proprietor Emeritus

Registered: 05/29/01
Posts: 25817
Loc: Nipper's Corner, TN
The paper where most of the details showed up called me, and I gave them an interview to fill in some of the personal side of Dex. I also gave them some more pictures to post. Here's the article:

I also just heard from Lisa, his wife. She just emailed two words: "In shock."
Author, Speaker, Advisor, Troublemaker

David C. Baker

#787311 - 07/02/12 09:15 PM Re: RIP Dex [Re: outpost22]
Paul Mihalka Offline
Old Fart

Registered: 07/20/00
Posts: 12058
Loc: Sykesville, MD
Terrible shocking news. Condolences to the family and to DAvid and others who lost a friend.
Just another example that you never know what and when it is going to take you.
Age is a issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter... (Mark Twain)
Many years and 1 million (s)miles.

'05 R1200GS lotsa miles (sold)
'09 Yamaha Majesty - yes, a scooter

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