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RIP PostalPony
« on: January 17, 2018, 06:53:54 PM »
I just got word that PostalPony, aka Dick has passed away suddenly of a heart attack today.

Wanted to pass that along.

Thoughts and prayers go out to his family.
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Re: RIP PostalPony
« Reply #1 on: January 17, 2018, 08:13:09 PM »
So sad to hear the passing of my friend. Had fun times on the Pinto Stampede . He will be missed.

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Re: RIP PostalPony
« Reply #2 on: January 18, 2018, 07:04:33 AM »
Yes it was very sudden. I have a coworker who was close to him that told me they found him in the snow but unsure of how long he was out there like that. He had heart problems but this year was excited about getting “Big Bird” streetable. Still a shock it happened.


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Re: RIP PostalPony
« Reply #3 on: January 18, 2018, 09:32:28 AM »
Very sorry to hear about Dick Mathias.  I had the honor of meeting him in 2011 during the first annual Pinto Stampede.  He was a really nice fellow.  I'll never forget the story about him getting pulled over for speeding in West Virginia while driving with the Stampede!  RIP postalpony!


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Re: RIP PostalPony
« Reply #4 on: January 18, 2018, 10:06:26 AM »
RIP Pinto master. You will be missed.
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Re: RIP PostalPony
« Reply #5 on: January 18, 2018, 11:30:56 AM »
This is sad news to hear....

It was a true pleasure to meet Dick "the Postal Pony" in person and get to travel the open highways with him.


I'll never forget the story about him getting pulled over for speeding in West Virginia while driving with the Stampede!  RIP postalpony!
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You'll see video of him getting pulled over 1 minute into the video, I was there and lucky enough to capture the video.



I remember him telling me the officer said he was clocked @ (I forget but recall 80mph+???) and Dick's reply was "I had one more gear to go!" and they both laughed and the officer let him off with a warning. :)
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Re: RIP PostalPony
« Reply #6 on: January 18, 2018, 02:00:55 PM »
RIP Postal Pony " Dick " . We will miss you. !!!
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Re: RIP PostalPony
« Reply #7 on: January 18, 2018, 02:05:06 PM »
So very sorry to hear that, I had sold him Postal Pinto items. RIP Dick :'(

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RIP PostalPony
« Reply #8 on: January 18, 2018, 03:31:25 PM »
Oh... Man!
Dick, I will miss you at the meets, really miss you...  man o man...

Can someone post details or a link to the obit?




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Re: RIP PostalPony
« Reply #9 on: January 18, 2018, 04:24:22 PM »
Oh... Man!
Dick, I will miss you at the meets, really miss you...  man o man...

Can someone post details or a link to the obit?




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I don’t think there is one yet. It just happened yesterday from what my coworker told me. As soon as I hear of one I’ll post it.


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Re: RIP PostalPony
« Reply #10 on: January 19, 2018, 04:54:25 AM »
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Re: RIP PostalPony
« Reply #11 on: January 19, 2018, 05:36:15 AM »
Matt,


Thanks for posting that link.


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Re: RIP PostalPony
« Reply #12 on: January 19, 2018, 07:20:42 AM »
You’re welcome. Unfortunate that my coworker was so close to him that I knew so quick of what happened


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Re: RIP PostalPony
« Reply #13 on: January 19, 2018, 03:22:16 PM »
http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/name/richard-mathias-obituary?pid=1000000187892772


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Re: RIP PostalPony
« Reply #14 on: January 19, 2018, 05:02:04 PM »
Thanks for posting this.
I just signed the guest book.
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Re: RIP PostalPony
« Reply #15 on: January 19, 2018, 05:03:42 PM »
Thanks for posting this.
I just signed the guest book.
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You’re welcome. Still in shock after I got the text from my coworker the other night.


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Re: RIP PostalPony
« Reply #16 on: March 04, 2018, 07:45:14 PM »
Postal pony was a great friend. He will be missed at all the events. I hd the pleasure of attending many shows with him.
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