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#1 OFFLINE   aneekr


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Posted 08 August 2016 - 10:19 PM

BlueOvalForums Community,

My name is Thomas Robinson. My uncle Nicholas "Sneeky" Robinson went by the screen name aneekr on this site. It is with a heavy heart that I wanted to let the BlueOvalForums Community know that Nicholas passed away on Friday, August 5 a few months shy of his 74th birthday, due to complications from cancer. 


Uncle Sneeky, as the family always called him, was always interested in things automotive. He held many jobs related to motoring including mechanic, bus and truck driver, and fleet manager among others, both in the civilian world and when he served in the U.S. Army. Uncle Sneeky also started several small businesses related to fleet management and heavy equipment leasing and rental, which he later sold. In addition to his own businesses, he invested in motor vehicle businesses large and small across the globe.


Uncle Sneeky was an auto show aficionado too. He particularly liked the Chicago Auto Show. I still remember the first time he came with my parents and me to McCormick Place in 1979 when I was five. Uncle Sneeky challenged us to visit every automaker's exhibit. We didn't let him down. Beyond auto shows, Uncle Sneeky joined several automobile related clubs and sites online, but BlueOvalForums was the one that he enjoyed the most. 


That brings me to why I came to this site and posted this announcement: last week as Uncle Sneeky's health worsened, he gave me his login to this site and told me, "Thomas, I know I don't much more time left in this world. Please go to BlueOvalForums and tell everyone there how grateful I am for the joy I got from that site in my last days. They are the most genuine online community of automotive enthusiasts I've ever met." Uncle Sneeky also asked me to look at this link: http://www.blueovalf...ix-vs-v6/page-3. When I came to this site and read through this topic posted almost exactly a year ago, I shed some tears when I got to message number 54 and all the replies that followed in which you offered your thoughts and prayers to Uncle Sneeky. I'm the nephew that he mentioned in that message. He sold me his manual transmission Ford Fusion last year, and I passed that car on to the newest drivers in my family. 


From my family, thank you to everyone at BlueOvalForums for the friendship and support you gave Uncle Sneeky. We are very appreciative to all of you for making this online community for Ford Motor Co something he held so dear.


Thomas and the Robinson family



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#2 OFFLINE   Hugh


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Posted 08 August 2016 - 11:49 PM

So Sorry for your loss. My condolences and my thoughts to you and your family in this difficult time. I feel BON forums will be less without your uncle.




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Posted 09 August 2016 - 02:35 AM

He was a great member of this community and will be missed.
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#4 OFFLINE   twintornados


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Posted 09 August 2016 - 05:09 AM

Please accept my condolences in your time of sorrow...he was a fine BON member.

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#5 OFFLINE   ice-capades


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Posted 09 August 2016 - 05:22 AM

So sorry for your loss. Thanks for letting us know.

#6 ONLINE   akirby


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Posted 09 August 2016 - 07:46 AM

Condolences to the family.   As much as some of us disagreed with him he was always civil and shared his expertise on fleet sales and he will be missed.

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#7 OFFLINE   Anthony


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Posted 09 August 2016 - 08:11 AM

I am so sorry to hear this. My condolences to you and your family. I'm glad that the time he spent here was able to keep his spirits up.

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Posted 09 August 2016 - 08:16 AM

My condolences to you and your family.  Aneekr will be missed around here, and it's great to know he thought of us as his online 'family'.

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Posted 09 August 2016 - 08:39 AM

So sorry for your loss. I always enjoyed the friendly debates with him.
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Posted 11 August 2016 - 01:06 PM

Condolences to your family.

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#11 OFFLINE   SVT2059


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Posted 20 August 2016 - 04:21 PM

I'm sorry for your loss! Condolences to you and your family. 

#12 OFFLINE   silvrsvt


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Posted 08 September 2016 - 11:23 AM

Wow...I'm sorry to hear this...and sorry it took so long for me to notice this...

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Posted 08 September 2016 - 10:09 PM

Just caught up with this too- Sorry for your loss-ours as well!  Thx for taking the time to clue the community in.

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