Jon Winkle aka Long Jon

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Jon Winkle aka Long Jon

Fri Oct 30, 2020 2:54 pm

Very sad news to all who knew Jon ,after several months of deteriorating health Jon went into liver failure as a result of his Myeloma and passed away peacefully on Wednesday (28th) in Dorchester Hospital.

Jon , my friend , I miss you already :-( . our chats on the phone and your visits for tea/coffee , chats and going out for gammon and chips .

you're still the record holder for the AA bear bearer as Ray has just told me. a record i hope will never be broken .

thank you for being part of my life , you cheered me up when I was down and although I cried like a 6 yrs girl when Sue emailed me I will smile whenever I think about you.

Rest in Peace , forever in our hearts and never forgotten .

Anyone wanting to make a donation to Jon's charity of choice (he said they were wonderful to him so reason enough for me) , just follow the link below :-

https://donate.justgiving.com/donation- ... MzYWY2NWY=

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Re: Jon Winkle aka Long Jon

Fri Oct 30, 2020 3:14 pm

He was a lovely chap. Took everything thing in his stride. When we first met him he was eager to learn as much as possible in such a short time. He was a late comer to air guns and was enjoying every minute.
A record holder of the AirArms bear which I still have the photo 😎

Rest in peace dear friend

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Re: Jon Winkle aka Long Jon

Fri Oct 30, 2020 6:32 pm

What sad news!

I met Jon at Black Cat along with yourselves, and found him to be a very likeable chap!
RIP John.

I've found a pic of us there.

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Re: Jon Winkle aka Long Jon

Fri Oct 30, 2020 7:34 pm

He was a tall chap and to see him crouching like that cracks me up
Great picture

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Re: Jon Winkle aka Long Jon

Fri Oct 30, 2020 11:29 pm

I never met John but my condolences too all his family, rip John :(
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Re: Jon Winkle aka Long Jon

Sat Oct 31, 2020 5:35 pm

Never met, but i send my sincere condolences to his Family. RIP.

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