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    Suppa Fett RIP

    I just read on my garrison forum that Chad Suppa, aka Suppa Fett died last weekend. Here's an excerpt from the news release.

    Chad Suppa was killed this weekend while doing what he loved most in life. Chad died Sunday after he fell 250 feet into a ravine near the Salt River (Phoenix) base jumping.

    At about 2 p.m., 35-year-old Chad Dennis Suppa was attempting to jump from a mountain base near the Stuart Mountain Dam near Stuart Mountain Road and Bush Highway.

    Officials said Suppa apparently had problems with his parachute as it was opening which caused him to collide into the rock face wall and fall several hundred feet.

    The Maricopa County Sheriff Department's Mountain Rescue Team assisted the man out of the ravine.


    He hasn't been active on the board in quite a while, but I figured those who knew him might want to know.

    Wes

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    Re: Suppa Fett RIP

    That is absolutely horrible... Many prayers to his family and friends.

    Steve

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    oh dear, very sad. Prayers to his family and friends.

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    Utterly terrible news, my sincere condolences to all family and friends

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    My prayers go out to his family

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    Very sad news. My prayers to his family & friends.

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    Re: Suppa Fett RIP

    My thoughts and prayers go out to the family. That is so tragic...

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    Re: Suppa Fett RIP

    That's horrible. Love and condolences to his family and friends.

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    Re: Suppa Fett RIP

    Sad news, condolences to his family & friends.

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    Re: Suppa Fett RIP

    I am sorry for the loss to his friends and family. I might sound bad but I am glad he went doing something he loved.

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    Re: Suppa Fett RIP

    So sorry to hear this. Though he hasn't been active in quite a while, still one of our brothers and will be missed

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    Re: Suppa Fett RIP

    I have been gone from the TDH for some time, but now I'm back and I'm missing my best friend. Suppa was my "Brother Fett" as he always said to me. We were a pair at all the conventions...roomates and just plain old best buds. This has hit me hard guys and I can barely write this as the tears fill my eyes every time I think about him.

    I'm going to cut and paste some info below for his service next week in VA on the 27th. I'm going and i'm going in costume with several people from the 501st who are also members here...if you knew him and would like to join us please do...and even if you did not know him we would love the company and brotherhood.

    Chad was the guitar playing Boba at many events and many also know him as the one and only PIMP Trooper at DragonCon.

    3 seperate services are planned for our Suppa

    First the service in VA (his home town with family). Several of us are planning on going.

    2/27/09 4 PM
    Moser Funeral Home
    233 Broadview Ave
    Warrenton, VA 20186

    second March 6th in Grand Junction

    and 3rd Arkansas in late May.

    I miss you brother Fett
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    Re: Suppa Fett RIP

    Horrible news indeed! My condolences to his family and friends. Tambo Fett, I feel for you, man .

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    Re: Suppa Fett RIP

    Sad news, but it sounded like the man lived a great life and died head on doing what he loved. So sorry for his friends and family.

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    Re: Suppa Fett RIP

    This is real sad to hear. Many prayers go out to his
    friends and family.

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    Re: Suppa Fett RIP

    Ohhh man
    My heart goes out to Suppa and his family.
    My condolences.

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    Re: Suppa Fett RIP

    Wow, thats horrible....Very sad news indeed!

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    Sorry to hear this. My best thoughts go to his friends and family.

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    You will me missed, my brother.
    Gone... but NEVER forgotten.


    This was taken a few years ago @ an event we had in Little Rock,
    called the Big Cruise Fest. Posing with Chad are Jeremy and Becky Wright.




    Last edited by locokarma; Feb 21, 2009 at 10:02 PM.

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    I helped at SDCC '08 GCNgamer128's Avatar
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    Re: Suppa Fett RIP

    I saw this on the Legion Boards Horrible news indeed. My condolences go out to his friends and family.

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    Re: Suppa Fett RIP

    I've been out of town/off line for the past week... but got the news from Tambo via phone. Suppa was a personal friend of mine and will be greatly missed by myself, my wife and everybody he's come in contact with. Even my parents new him by name.

    This stuff has had my head pretty screwed up over the past few days. Like I mentioned on the local 501st garrison forum, first we lost Nick and now Suppa... just pretty dang sad and sobering at the same time.

    I'll be at the funeral next friday.

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    Re: Suppa Fett RIP

    I really didn't know him personally, but I do remember him being around on the boards. That is just absolutley terrible news!!!!!! My thoughts & prayers go out to his family and friends.
    D

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    Re: Suppa Fett RIP

    Prayers for the family and friends...

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    Re: Suppa Fett RIP

    A very very sad day

    my prayers are with him and his family

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    That is terrible My prayers go out to his family and friends... I really don't even know what to say... it just isn't right RIP fellow Fett brother

    El1te

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