RIP Grandpa John Schnable

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  1. Speedman

    Speedman Silver Member Hellcat Car Club Gold Supporting Member

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    Grandpa John Schnabel (From the show Gold Rush) passed away peacefully in his sleep early this morning at the age of 96.


    RIP Grandpa John you made the show what it is. It won't be the same with out you.

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    What a shame this is a true gentleman! RIP Grandpa John this also happens to be the 12 year to the day of my father's passing. I miss my Pa
     
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    Thanks for posting. John Schnabel was a very rare breed of man....not many could ever fill his shoes...RIP Mr. Schnabel.
     
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    It really hits home. If you watched the show he was a Grandfather like I remember and still have a special place in my hart.
     
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    Yes.....he was a true man in every sense.....tough to the core but absolutely loved his family with tenderness. He overcame great obstacles growing up dirt poor and ended up carving out a legacy in road construction and mining.
     
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    I love that show and have grown to love that man like my own poppy. He will be missed by many!!!! Rest in peace
     
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    cute old guy... im sure the family is hurting.
     
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