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Old 02-07-2012, 08:49 PM   #1
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Bill Johnson, former CARC president, lifetime member, Second Creek pit steward, CNS pit steward, and long time car owner passed away from cancer. Bill was a real racer and friend. He was a master upholsterer who did many show car interiors. Bill will be well remembered by the many people whose lives he touched. Rest in peace Bill.
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Old 02-08-2012, 07:34 AM   #2
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Bill was a great friend of mine, he did a lot of work for me, as Chris said he was a master when it came to upholstery work. I spent alot of time in Bill's shop and his home garage just shooting the breeze and bench racing. Bill will be greatly missed.
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Old 02-08-2012, 09:28 AM   #3
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Just one of the many great cars owned by Bill and driven by Denny Clark. Bill was the 84 & 85 CARC President and owner of B&D Upholstery.
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Old 02-08-2012, 05:42 PM   #4
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Rest in Peace Bill.




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Old 02-09-2012, 04:09 PM   #5
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Bill will be remembered with a service at the Shriner's Hall 4625 W. 50th in Denver at 11am next Tuesday Feb. 14th.
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Old 02-12-2012, 06:20 PM   #6
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Some more thoughts about Bill can be viewed on the following link:

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Old 02-19-2012, 11:57 AM   #7
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For those of you who knew Bill Johnson, C.A.R.C. President and Life Time Member, And for those of you who didn't know this great man, There is a nice piece in today's paper on page 15A about him. I hope you can take a minute to read it. I was told there were 400 people at his memorial, and a lot of Club Jackets. It was wonderful to know Bill was remembered by so many Club members.



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