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Read Thread: For those of you who remember Walkin Orange

by The Wolf FamilyProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: State: North Carolina
I just heard that Walkin Orange passed away on 11/4. I have many fond memories of our letterboxing days. We hiked 13 miles through the Uwharries together, he introduced me to Orienteering (where his boxing name comes from) and was so creative in his...
by airstream dreamsProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: State: North Carolina
I remember Walkin Orange, it was March 2007, I was at Cane Creek in Waxhaw doing the "When is a Raven Like a Desk" series. I noticed a man sitting at a bench overlook the water, he seemed to be watching me. I needed to be at the log at the woodline w...
by dancingpecanProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: State: North Carolina
I remember meeting him that time y'all had the meet and greet for my family when we were visiting North Carolina. He was a real sweet heart, and had quite the sense of humor.
by knit witProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: State: North Carolina
I remember him. I enjoyed chatting with him at a couple of gatherings. I think he did a little mini teach on orienteering at one of the gatherings. An interesting man. Knit Wit
by oceanwindsProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: State: North Carolina
I was just wondering a couple of weeks ago if he was still in LB'ing. Although I only found one of his boxes it was a neat stamp. I met him once at a event in NC and he was very nice and I enjoyed listening to him talk about his adventures. Prayers...
by Goofy girlProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: State: North Carolina
Yes I met them at one of Dina and Charlie's events! I'm saddened to hear of his passing. Gg
by the pink dragonProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: State: North Carolina
so sad
by Sudoku CrazyProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: State: North Carolina
Thanks for letting us know. So many people come and go from this hobby, it becomes hard to keep track of them unless you become close. I always enjoyed talking with him at events. RIP Walkin Orange.
by Amanda from SeattleProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: State: North Carolina
Oh my, I am so sad to hear this. I boxed with him. Lovely man -Amanda from Seattle
by Amanda from SeattleProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: State: North Carolina
https://www.legacy.com/obituaries/name/john-barnes-obituary?pid=190858590
by X Marks The SpotProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: State: North Carolina
I remember meeting WO at a NC event years ago. Gracious man is best I can describe. Thanks, Mama Wolf. Inspiring fond memories. "X"