R. Lee Ermey Passed

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R. Lee Ermey Passed

Post by scipioafricanus » Sun Apr 15, 2018 11:38 pm

The Gunny is on his way to St Peter.

https://twitter.com/RLeeErmey/status/98 ... 02883?s=09
Statement from R. Lee Ermey's long time manager, Bill Rogin: It is with deep sadness that I regret to inform you all that R. Lee Ermey ("The Gunny") passed away this morning from complications of pneumonia. He will be greatly missed by all of us. Semper Fi, Gunny. Godspeed.
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Re: R. Lee Ermey Passed

Post by g-man » Mon Apr 16, 2018 12:40 am

Just heard that. Shit. Godspeed Gunny.
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Re: R. Lee Ermey Passed

Post by Rich Jordan » Mon Apr 16, 2018 1:35 am

Heaven's Gates are guarded...

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Post by TheArmsman » Mon Apr 16, 2018 1:50 am

Dang, dang, and dang.

My first introduction to his work was in the movie, "The Boys of Company C."

He will be missed.
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Re: R. Lee Ermey Passed

Post by Old Grafton » Mon Apr 16, 2018 2:18 am

Hard to deal with. guess I always secretly thought he was... kinda ..immortal. Like I felt about John Wayne. Yeah, I know... none of us are. God Speed, Gunny.
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Re: R. Lee Ermey Passed

Post by SoupOrMan » Mon Apr 16, 2018 2:53 am

I hear he's volunteered to be part of the welcoming committee in Purgatory.
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Re: R. Lee Ermey Passed

Post by Langenator » Mon Apr 16, 2018 7:00 am

The best quote is his own, from Full Metal Jacket:

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Re: R. Lee Ermey Passed

Post by Termite » Mon Apr 16, 2018 10:01 am

Rich Jordan wrote:Heaven's [strike]Gates[/strike] streets are guarded...

St Peter has the gate. The Marines patrol the streets.

Speaking of Marines, Marine Recruit Jr Termite is doing quite well. Projected graduation date is May 25th.
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Re: R. Lee Ermey Passed

Post by randy » Mon Apr 16, 2018 11:00 am

RIP Gunny
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Re: R. Lee Ermey Passed

Post by MarkD » Mon Apr 16, 2018 1:09 pm

Another Warrior reporting for duty in Heaven, having served his hitch in Hell.

RIP Gunny

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