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Post by principia »

That is sad news indeed, :(
my condolences to the family
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Post by detecting rod »

a very sad ending to the year,our thoughts are with his family

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So sad,
RIP Neil & thank you for all your help on the forum.

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Sorry to hear this. Niel was one who welcomed me a few years ago and one of a few I have had contact with. Very sad.

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Post by Hofling »

As I am new to this forum I made a search here for his posts,and I found that I had read some of them.

I saw even that in the middle f the year he was asking about hip replacement (that he was about to have) and if that would impair his ability to continue detecting.

And I also saw that he was last active on the 25th of December on the forum.

Goes to show that until his last moments he was still thinking of metal detecting.

Didn't know him, but my thoughts go to his family and his friends, specially in this forum.

Christian.

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condolences to his family and friends, requiescat in pace.

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RIP Friend.

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Post by Bootneck45RM »

Not known well, but always a sadness when a fellow colleague; if only in spirit, passes away. Glad he was lifted by his enthusiasm at the end.
Guess he'll be watching over us for a while yet, so make sure you say g'day next time you're out there digging.
Thinking of his family at this sad time.
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RIP and condolences to his family and friends.
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Post by littleboot »

What awful news and somehow even more stark at this time of year.I never met the Mole but enjoyed his posts very much.
I have been whinging about having a cold over Christmas and this has made me feel ashamed of myself. People get dealt cruel hands unexpectedly and soldier bravely on. It puts all the fussing and bickering into perspective. I hope his loved ones find peace.
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That is such a shame. He was a great contributor to this forum. Have the family specified any organisation/hospice that funeral donations can be sent to? I feel I would like to donate a small amount. Thanks, Copperballs1

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hi there from neils wife and family thank you all for the lovely comments life wont be the same for myself and his son and family hes left behind such an horrible disease he got and a sad way to go. any contributions to funeral would be appreciated as we are struggling to be financially stable for his funeral xx
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If you'd like to tell us how to contribute then I'm sure we'll help all we can and try to at least help with part of that burden.

So very sorry for your loss.
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R.I.P, Thoughts and condolences. :(
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Sad news indeed - RIP Neil

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Hi figgis
If you have or receive any contact point for Mole, is it possible to post or p.m. asap.
Think it may be appreciated.
Cheers
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hi there im neil whalleys son aka the mole ive set up a go fund me page any donantions are truly appreciated HERE
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Donated. My condolences.
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Sadly I never never got to meet Neil but did exchange a few PMs with him and of course read his posts on this forum. A thoroughly decent guy and a sad loss to us all in the hobby. Condolences to his family and friends.

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I didn't know The Mole, but my thoughts are with his family and friends.

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Post by PeakDetectorist »

Really sad to hear about Neil.

I was lucky enough to meet him last year on a group dig in Derbyshire. We both enjoyed a good moan about how rubbish the dig was, which had obviously been detected to death.
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Post by Fisher1266X »

I've only just seen this post and I'm very saddened to hear this sad news.

I've had the pleasure of contact with Neil several times, both on the forum and through pm's.

Another sad loss to the forum.

R.I.P. Neil
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Sad news to end the year on. Happy to contribute a little, I hope we collectively make a difference to his family, they clearly need a little help at this sad time.
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THE MOLE wrote:
Mon Dec 30, 2019 10:00 am
hi there im neil whalleys son aka the mole ive set up a go fund me page any donantions are truly appreciated HERE

Come guys actions speak louder than words. ;)

A Very happy New Years to us all. ::g

Happy Hunting,

Jerry.

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thank you for all the lovely comment its very much appreciated by us all the donations so far have been amazing means the world thank you
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hi there this neils son im looking at starting metal detecting in my dads memory keeping what he love alive but don't know where to start or what metal detector I need my dad was gunna show me metal detectors and what one I needed just wanted to know at moment just wanted info about it as currently unemployed due to having to leave employment to be with dad when he was very ill an info on where I start and what metal detector is best is very much appreciated.
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hi there this is neil whalleys wife I just wanted to let people on here know its neils funeral today at 10.30 Rochdale crem
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Very sorry to hear of your loss. My thoughts are with you at this sad time.

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