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08-03-2017 07:51 PM  10 months agoPost 1
philip 01

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Jim Bateman aka Soup Can passed away this week at the age of 55. He had been in the hobby close to 20 years. Spent a great deal of time at Mike's Hobby Shop in Carollton, Tx before it closed. Also spent a lot of time at Aerohobbies in Lewisville, Tx.

He leaves behind a wife and unborn child due in October. He will be missed by many. A great loss to the DFW heli community.

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08-03-2017 07:55 PM  10 months agoPost 2
InvertedDude

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Way too Young!

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08-03-2017 08:53 PM  10 months agoPost 3
EEngineer

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Bummer....

Having a child a 55? That's a hand full...

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08-04-2017 08:38 PM  10 months agoPost 4
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Jim Bateman
Thoughts and prayers to his family. I remember him coming to our funfly here in Mt.Pleasant, and dropping paratroopers from his helis skids, 3 or 4 at a time.

w freeman

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08-04-2017 10:30 PM  10 months agoPost 5
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My condolences to his family and many friends.
RIP Jim.

Roy Mayoral

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08-05-2017 05:43 PM  10 months agoPost 6
Scatcat

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Did he have enough insurance or do you Heli friends want to take up a collection? I am 55, and I will put some money up for a fellow Heli Man!
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08-06-2017 04:05 AM  10 months agoPost 7
philip 01

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Not sure but would think he would have had life insurance. Job 1 when you have a kiddo in the oven.

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