RIP: Bill Ruger Jr.

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RIP: Bill Ruger Jr.

#1 Post by Pete44ru » Sat Sep 15, 2018 2:20 pm

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Bill Ruger Jr. passed away this morning. :cry:

He had been fighting cancer and was in a nursing home......may God grant his family strength and comfort.

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Re: RIP: Bill Ruger Jr.

#2 Post by JerryB » Sat Sep 15, 2018 4:42 pm

he built a bunch of fine guns in his time.
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#3 Post by AJMD429 » Sat Sep 15, 2018 4:45 pm

His dad was a major figure in the firearms field; hopefully there is a son or daughter with the same mettle.
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Re: RIP: Bill Ruger Jr.

#4 Post by Pete44ru » Sat Sep 15, 2018 5:44 pm

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AFAIK, sadly, there are no longer any Ruger family members involved with Sturm, Ruger & Co. :cry:

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Re: RIP: Bill Ruger Jr.

#5 Post by Sixgun » Sat Sep 15, 2018 8:07 pm

Pete44ru wrote:
Sat Sep 15, 2018 5:44 pm
AFAIK, sadly, there are no longer any Ruger family members involved with Sturm, Ruger & Co. :cry: .

Yea, that's what happens when companies go public. BIG BRIGHT 22 year old college graduates think they know more a man who has been doing it for 40 years. Look at Remington.----6
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Re: RIP: Bill Ruger Jr.

#6 Post by Bill in Oregon » Sun Sep 16, 2018 8:27 am

Sorry to hear this, Pete. I don't know what manner of man he was, but hope he went home in grace and forgiveness -- all any of us can ask for.

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Re: RIP: Bill Ruger Jr.

#7 Post by Ysabel Kid » Sun Sep 16, 2018 7:36 pm

Very sad news. Shame none of the family is left in the business. :(
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