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#26243 - 08/06/04 03:12 PM A member has passed away.....

It is with a great heavy heart that i must announce the passing of our beloved George Lines. I just received the email from his daughter Gina. I am going to cut and paste a copy of it here, but will not include the email address for obvious reasons.


My name is Gina Queral, my father was George Lines. Unfortunately my father
passed away before he was able to show his car for the first time at the
Silver Dollar Car Classic. My father was featured in Issue #27 May 2002

Although this is short notice if there are Sacramento members that knew my
father his service will be Saturday August 7, 2004 at 10:00 a.m. The
service will be held at St. Rose's church on Franklin Blve. in Sacramento

I could also use some help with finding the worth or his car. If there is
anyone within the club that could help me with that it would greatly

If you respond to this e-mail please include something in the Subject Window
indicating that you are from the club as I do not open e-mail if I do not
know who it is from.


Gina L. Queral

I never had the chance to meet George, but I knew him through this wonderful site, and club. He was a great asset to our family, and will be missed greatly by all of us.

I would like if possible for as many members from the area to please attend and express our feelings about George, and send our love and prayers to his family.

God speed George.

#26244 - 08/06/04 03:49 PM Re: A member has passed away.....
alex's72fgmc Offline
Platinum Member

Registered: 03/17/01
Posts: 2899
Loc: Illinois, fgmc # 207
To Georges Family and Friends,

My deepest and most heartfelt sympathies for you all. He was an inspiration to many and a friend of all. This will be a loss that all of us will feel. God speed to his family and friends he will be missed. If there is anything we can do please I insist that you to ask.


#26245 - 08/06/04 03:51 PM Re: A member has passed away.....
Hoodicoff1 Offline
Silver Member

Registered: 03/06/02
Posts: 1367
Loc: Castlegar Bc Canada
Wow am I ever shocked, he was one of the originals here, awesome guy, and to have this out of the blue, I don't know what to say, but at leasr he's having a good time (i hope) and looking down at us, RIP IN PEACE GEORGE and my feelings go out to the family fgmcc
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#26246 - 08/06/04 04:03 PM Re: A member has passed away.....
curtmerci Offline

Registered: 04/30/02
Posts: 143
Loc: Hopedale, IL
My deepest sympathy goes out to George's family and friends. I too was totally shocked when I checked the site after work today. For someone I have never personally met, I still feel a very heartfelt loss myself. To me George was one of the main "answer" men on this site. His knowledge and love of his Monte has helped make this site what it is today. To all of you that knew him personally, I'm sure you have many great things to say about him. I just hope that George realized just how much help he was to many of us here, and we will miss him very much.

#26247 - 08/06/04 04:06 PM Re: A member has passed away.....
Andreas Offline
FGMCC President
Chrome Member

Registered: 10/17/00
Posts: 9365
Loc: The Birthplace of Speed, FL Me...

Why does it always take the best of us away... frown

George was an asset to this board and he will surely be missed very much....

Every time that I complied the FGMCC garage for our newsletter, I remember saying to myself: "George has a good answer for any question".

My sympathy to all his friends and family!
71 Monte 454 HO 200-R4 'FULMNTE'
Andreas' Monte Carlo Site

#26248 - 08/06/04 06:09 PM Re: A member has passed away.....
Kevin Wiles Offline
Cheapskate Chiseler
Platinum Member

Registered: 10/17/00
Posts: 3791
Loc: Townville, South Carolina
I really liked George. His name stands out to me as one of the most genuine people. I never met him, but I felt like I knew him well. He did a lot for the club here, in many ways.

He made the removable headlight covers for the Coke Machine for me. He took all that time for me, even though he'd never met me; all the way across the country. I asked him how I could repay him. I believe he said something about just wanting a ride in it someday. frown

1970 Monte Carlo
1972 Monte Carlo Nascar
1979 Ford Fairmont Futura
1969 Cadillac Deville Station Wagon
1997 Cadillac Deville
2000 GMC Sierra

#26249 - 08/06/04 06:55 PM Re: A member has passed away.....
Bob Hansen Offline
FGMCC Member #10
Silver Member

Registered: 10/18/00
Posts: 1641
Loc: Hale, Michigan - Huron Nationa...
Farewell George! I think ole St Peter will have a Big Block waiting for you at the gates!

1944 GPW -------- 1970 MonteCarlo -------- 1977 M880 -------- 1977 M886

#26250 - 08/06/04 08:14 PM Re: A member has passed away.....
Jim Boczar Offline
Brass Member

Registered: 10/31/00
Posts: 345
Loc: Durham, CT
Very sorry to hear about George. I hope someone from the Club can attend or be able help out His Daughter. His replies were always helpful and He will be missed.

#26251 - 08/06/04 08:37 PM Re: A member has passed away.....
monte70car Offline
Chrome Member

Registered: 10/19/00
Posts: 7921
Loc: alexandria,va
if any members do go to Sacramento dont forget to drive the montes to pay george a good bye. maybe we could have a featured of george his monte and all the work he has done for kevin and the coke manchine. fgmcc r.i.p george
70 clone with cowl induction hood
72 pro-street

#26252 - 08/06/04 08:51 PM Re: A member has passed away.....
MontyMadMan Offline
Junior Member

Registered: 07/05/04
Posts: 39
Loc: Sacramento
Wow being a new member here i havn't had the oppertunity to meet any of the seemingly great people here but me being From Sacramento i was really looking forward to meeting Mr.lines My heartfelt condolences go out to his family and loved ones

Manny Feliz


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