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#1 Noah Fentz

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Posted 03 December 2021 - 09:43 PM

Hi Everyone,

 

It's with a heavy heart that I must announce the unexpected passing of Loserman76 (Jeff Whitehead) on November 16th.

 

I don't know any details. I just happened upon the email his wife sent in response to a PM notification from another member.

 

It's always a sad day when we lose one of our own.

 

I would love to hear stories of people's interaction with him. He was a good guy, and I feel I missed a great opportunity to get to know him better. So, if you have any stories, please share.

 

RIP, Jeff.

 

 


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Posted 03 December 2021 - 10:03 PM

Nooooooooooooooo ! This really breaks my hearth. I've had a few interactions with Jeff over the years, but, I can't say that I know him. Like you Noah, feeling sad not taking the opportunity to get to know him better. All I can say though, is that he was always a great guy "talking to" via the forums. Very knowledgeable and willing to give a hand and guidance. It just doesn't feel real to hear this, so, I'm kind of in denial. Last login to VPU on 15th.


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Posted 03 December 2021 - 10:10 PM

:(

 

R.I.P. Jeff

 

Best wishes to his friends and family.



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Posted 03 December 2021 - 10:27 PM

R.I.P.  Loserman76

 

Best wishes to his friends and family.

 

I had some contacts with loserman through the forum. I sent him some table graphics. The electromechanical  pinball guy.

 

My god what a loss!!



#5 toxie

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Posted 03 December 2021 - 10:41 PM

Oh my..  :(

Same here.. Best wishes to his family and friends..

 

And thanks for the tons and tons of great tables you created, Jeff!!



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Posted 03 December 2021 - 10:50 PM

THAT SAD NEWS MY FRIENDS!!! all my condolences to the family! 


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Posted 03 December 2021 - 10:51 PM

wow what a sad news, he made so much content! my thoughts are with his family. 


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Posted 03 December 2021 - 10:58 PM

very sad sad news indeed

 

RIP


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Posted 03 December 2021 - 11:05 PM

Very sad news.  He will certainly be missed and long remembered in this community.  My prayers are with all who knew him.



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Posted 03 December 2021 - 11:14 PM

A huge loss for the community.

We interact during the releases of Jack Open (Gottlieb 1977) and Bow and Arrow (Bally 1974), great knowledge of EM machines and the code to make them in VPX.

Thank you @Losermam76 for every release you gave us and the time spent for this hobby.

My deepest condolence to the family



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Posted 03 December 2021 - 11:31 PM

Didn't chat with him much... but always saw the tremendous work and contributions and expertise he always gave.

 

He will be missed by many.



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Posted 03 December 2021 - 11:48 PM

Wow, a great loss that will be felt be many of us. Our thoughts go with his family and loved ones.



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Posted 04 December 2021 - 12:02 AM

Hi Everyone,

 

It's with a heavy heart that I must announce the unexpected passing of Loserman76 (Jeff Whitehead) on November 16th.

 

I don't know any details. I just happened upon the email his wife sent in response to a PM notification from another member.

 

It's always a sad day when we lose one of our own.

 

I would love to hear stories of people's interaction with him. He was a good guy, and I feel I missed a great opportunity to get to know him better. So, if you have any stories, please share.

 

RIP, Jeff.

 

 

 

Aw damn :(

 

I did not know him, but i have played many of his tables.


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Posted 04 December 2021 - 12:02 AM

RIP Loserman. We will appreciate your contributions forever. My condolences to all the family.

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Posted 04 December 2021 - 12:12 AM

Jeff was the first builder I every worked with in VP.... he was also the first builder to trust me enough to mess with his table/tables.... he was alway kind to me... he brought countless tables people that would never in there life get to play in real life.... 
this will be first builder that i knew to pass away.... so VERY sad about this   :sorry:


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Posted 04 December 2021 - 12:19 AM

I’m truly saddened by this and send my condolences to his friends and family.

 

I loved his many tables and he recreated many of my favorite EMs.

I only interacted with him once directly, when requesting to update one of his tables, and he was very supportive to me.

 

This is a big loss in so many ways.  I’m thankful for the tables and support he brought to the community. 



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Posted 04 December 2021 - 12:26 AM

A terrible loss to the community and to his friends/family.  He will be greatly missed by all.



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Posted 04 December 2021 - 12:29 AM

R.I.P. Loserman76 my heart goes out to his family. Thank you for all you did and passing the torch to others so they in turn can do the same to keep pinball alive.



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Posted 04 December 2021 - 12:37 AM

Aw, drat, way to cap a rough week.



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Posted 04 December 2021 - 12:37 AM

If he had the same Passion and kindness outside the community the world has lost a great person
Thank you for all the Games you have Shared