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Did Anyone Know AndyOpie Passed Away?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by sushifor5, Oct 6, 2014.

  1. sushifor5

    sushifor5 Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    I just rec'd a PM from his daughter b/c I had been in a PM conversation with Andy but hadn't heard from him in a while...apparently he passed away in August! Wow...he was such an awesome man and such a wonderful help to me and a fantastic addition to this forum!!! Prayers going out to his family!
     



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  2. biggiephil

    biggiephil Android Enthusiast

    Awwww no way/: man that's horrible rip Andy
     
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  3. badblue1

    badblue1 * TRUCKS ARE BEAUTIFUL *

    Oh my God, i can't believe it, i knew he was in the hospital in August (still helping people with their phones) good ole Andy!
    WOW..... I'm at a loss for words right now, prayers go out to the family, so very sorry, i will miss him so much :(

    He was a huge contribution to this forum!


    @sushifor5.... do you mind if i put this thread on android central, andy had many friends over there and was a great contribution to that forum as well, unless you want to.
     
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  4. sushifor5

    sushifor5 Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    I don't mind at all, please do...I am just still a bit shocked...Andy was such a wonderful man!!! We all were blessed to know him the little bit we did!
     
  5. badblue1

    badblue1 * TRUCKS ARE BEAUTIFUL *

    Ok thanks, i will post this on android central.

    Yes, i am still shocked, he was a wonderful man and all he wanted to do in life was to help others. He was the main reason that i stayed on this forum for as long as i did. I never really new anything about Google + until July when he asked if i would be in his circle (which i didn't even know what that meant) ,now Andy is the only person i have in a circle . I still need to learn more about G+.

    Andy and i became pretty good friends over the years (although i never met him in person, but really would have liked to.)
    I certainly will miss him. :(
     
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  6. bigsupersquid

    bigsupersquid Well-Known Member

    He was a really good person.
    Always trying to help others along and ignoring his own troubles doing it.

    He'll be missed. Best wishes to his loved ones.
     
  7. bkttk2

    bkttk2 Android Enthusiast

    That's sad. I only interacted with him a few times, but he was always very helpful.
     
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  8. daffyducknj

    daffyducknj Android Enthusiast

    Oh wow. :(

    I thought he was still around. I knew he wasn't doing well health wise, but he was always great with responses, even with the few that I disagreed with.

    I think one of my last interactions with him was over at Android Central, perhaps early in August. We talked about his going over to MetroPCS, and Optimus L70 (?) rooting.

    R.I.P. Andy. :saint:
     
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  9. tli

    tli Android Enthusiast

    Same here, even though I may not have agreed with some of Andy's methodologies, I respect the guy for having the patience in dealing with and addressing all the repetitive newbie questions. I also admired him for his tenacity to learn, and share his much self-taught knowledge and experiences. He made a difference in this community, and will be missed.
     
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  10. kwknott

    kwknott Android Expert

    Man I just stopped by an saw this. Hate to hear that, he dedicated a lot of time to the forums and I know he helped me out quite a bit back when I got into Android. Thoughts go out to his family!
     
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  11. EarlyMon

    EarlyMon The PearlyMon
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    All thoughts and condolences to his family - Andy was a prince. I'll definitely miss him.
     
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  12. iowabowtech

    iowabowtech root@android:/ #

    A true gentleman that opitomised the spirit of the site. Andy will be greatly missed here and elsewhere.
     
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  13. DonB

    DonB ♡ Truth, Justice and the American Way !! ♡ ™
    Moderator

    RIP Andy and condolences to his family, so sorry to hear this.
     
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  14. cammykool

    cammykool Android Expert

    RIP Andy. Someone should request this be newsworthy...
     
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  15. cammykool

    cammykool Android Expert

    Last post he ever made. 8-18-2014
     

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  16. jamoosh

    jamoosh Android Enthusiast

    That's so sad to hear. He was such a helpful member of the community.
     
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  17. El Presidente

    El Presidente Beware The Milky Pirate!
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    Wow, I'm a tad late here, but this is very sad news. I had a lot of time for Andy, he was one of lifes genuine nice guys.
     
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  18. kct1975

    kct1975 Android Expert

    Wow...this thread was just forwarded to me...

    Sorry to hear that he is gone.

    RIP AndyOpie!
     
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