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Dave Williams
Posted: 20/11/2018 18:40:29
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For those who knew Dave Williams (aditnow - davetidza), long time PDMHS member, he died this afternoon.



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Posted: 20/11/2018 19:31:50
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so sad he was a very decent chap and was a good bloke to have a chat with.
RIP dave.
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Posted: 20/11/2018 21:07:20
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Very sad to hear this, Dave will be missed by all of us who knew him.

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Posted: 20/11/2018 21:28:36
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That's a shock, & a very sad one.
We worked together in the early 80's & of course bumped into each other many times since, through the mining history mob.

Rest in peace Dave. A super chap, a great asset to the mining exploration & history world and a very talented electronics engineer.
Sadly missed.

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IP: 95.145.206.57 Edited: 20/11/2018 22:46:05 by Mr.C
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Dave Williams
Posted: 20/11/2018 22:26:25
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Very sad news, a thoroughly nice guy. RIP. IP: 86.177.84.146
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Dave Williams
Posted: 21/11/2018 09:40:39
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A great shame - Dave gave me one of his three copies of 'De Re Metallica' a few years ago saying it was better that at least one was in a different location! He will be missed. IP: 81.174.241.13
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Posted: 21/11/2018 11:20:27
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Very sad, really good guy. Just been archiving some of his stuff only yesterday. IP: 86.156.84.35
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Posted: 21/11/2018 18:26:35
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Happier times in the late 70's, down a shaft on Winster Sough. We all took snuff back then.
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Dave Williams
Posted: 22/11/2018 12:27:09
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Dave became poorly just before the International Mining Conference in Spain. and had to turn back in France . I was looking forward to meeting him a great character and a real enthusiast. he made many contributions to this forum.

It was an honour to have been a friend RIP


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Posted: 22/11/2018 19:45:52
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A shock, very sad news. RIP.

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Dave Williams
Posted: 23/11/2018 19:32:47
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Didn't know Dave but his posts on here were always worth reading.

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Posted: 26/11/2018 16:26:28
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Is any information available yet regarding arrangements for Dave's funeral? IP: 86.177.84.146
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Posted: 26/11/2018 17:09:24
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Not yet.
I'll post them when it has been sorted.
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Posted: 27/11/2018 13:11:41
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Very sorry to hear this. IP: 108.171.128.188
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Posted: 29/11/2018 21:27:21
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mikehiggins wrote:

Is any information available yet regarding arrangements for Dave's funeral?


I'm told it's December 21st in Buxton, I'll post more details when I get them.

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Posted: 29/11/2018 21:31:19
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It is 21st December at the Palace Hotel, Buxton.
12.00 Midday for a celebration, then 12.45 pm at the Wildside, Buxton Cemetery for a burial, then back to the Palace for a p1ss-up.
IP: 2.98.92.76 Edited: 29/11/2018 21:32:30 by staffordshirechina
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