Skip to comments.TexasCowboy Memorial Shoot XI
Posted on 10/08/2016 6:40:46 AM PDT by TheMom
The 11th Annual TexasCowboy Memorial Shoot is underway! Once again we are celebrating the memory of an amazing man, and carrying on a tradition he started.
As always, it is great to visit with old friends and meet new ones.
Eventually pictures will be posted to this thread.
Shoot thread is up ping.
TC was a good FReeper, and a kind man.
Care to share who is consider to be an amazing man?
TexasCowboy 11th Annual Memorial Shoot
« on: April 26, 2016, 05:33:11 PM »
This years shoot will be held at Hicksville Gun Range, in Gatesville, starting at 10:00 a.m. on October 8th. http://www.hicksvillegunrange.com/ The range fee is $20.00/person, as a bonus, the range has a deaf dog that likes to catch rocks and to hang out on the firing line.
Lunch will be prepared by FReeper cpdiii (Charlie) and we should be ready to eat by 1:00. Charlie always make great food.
There will also be pre & post shoot camaraderie at Cherokee Village ~ http://cherokeevillageresort.com/ ~ Friday & Saturday night; which includes lots of food, alcohol and laughter.
Everyone is more than welcome to come join us; as I have said several times - this is not a FR event, it is to honor an amazing, wonderful friend. The majority of people that attend are from FR, but they are the good ones. :laugh:
Little bit of background: For several years TexasCowboy (El Roy) hosted shoots at different ranges across Texas, three or four times a year. After all the guns were put away he’d fire up his grill and cook lunch. Everyone had a great time and it was a chance to get to know fellow FReepers. In early 2005 TC was diagnosed with bone cancer and, sadly, after a 10 month battle he passed away. On the ride home from his funeral my husband & I were discussing how to keep TC’s memory alive ~ his children are crap and probably forgot all about him once they received their inheritance. I came up with the idea of continuing the shoots, but on an annual basis. BOOM! The TexasCowboy Annual Memorial Shoot was born.
El Roy was a fine Texas gentleman with a heart of gold, and gave the best hugs! He’d hate what is happening to FR.
There is a Facebook page that I try to keep updated ~ https://www.facebook.com/groups/103779094182/ ~ let me know if you would like to be added to this page.
Hope you don’t mind, I posted your detail info for you.
Some of my ancestors moved here over 125 years ago from Gatesville. Their old home is still there in Hay Valley. Have not seen it in long time.
Im gonna make it to one of these yet! I hope everyone has a great time and goes home smelling of burnt cordite.
This may well be the most sane group of people meeting in the United States this week! (Yes, I know the presidential debate is tomorrow.)
EAGLES UP and safe shooting.
Post lots of pictures !!! Especially the embarrassing ones.
Perhaps next Year?
I take it he used to post here on FR?
thanks MOM !!!
The ceiling project is moving along, slower than I would like but we are not to far behind.
All in all I’d rather be in Texas:-)
I take it he used to post here on FR?
Until his death.....
Thanks. I do not remember any of his posts, but he fits the cowboy moniker for sure.
Will Allegra be there Mom ?
You’ve been missing out on the tannerite.
Thanks so much, we have had a wonderful weekend so far. My non-freeper hubby is loving this and that range is outstanding. We’re resting up a few minutes then will see y’all for supper :)
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