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Default Mark Webster passed away...

Taken from another friend of Mark's Facebook page...


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Mark Webster suddenly passed away while out on the road working for nationally recognized top custom car builder Schwartz Performance.


Crazy!


Mark was a great guy,life long Chevy performance guy,drag racer,crew chief,serious B Body nut and a walking encyclopedia of car knowledge.


Ironically,Mark's wife passed away exactly 12 months ago last January.


I know he's very happy to be back at Barb's side again.

I only met Mark a few times. He was good friends with Bob Gagliano and a host of other Chicago local folks...and people across the US as well.


Another friend called him a gentle giant. What an apropos description for Mark.


Rest in peace, sir!
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I was shocked by the news....Mark was a long time friend.....I was just with him on Thursday.
Mark was the Best! A true car guy, loved by all.
Mark will be very much missed.

RIP my friend.

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My favorite memory of him would have to be sitting with him and Gags in the wooden bleachers at Dyno Dom’s Dragstrip in Sikeston, MO. That was actually the first time i met him but because of our shared interest in similar Big Chevys it actually felt like we were decades-long friends. That’s the kinda guy he was and I’ll miss seeing what kinda cool Hot Rods he was always gonna have next.
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His last FB post at 9:14 PM last night. If this donít tug at your heartstrings, then you ainít human . . .
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Mark's Avatar says it all.

Thanks for sharing Mark.

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The Best of the Best !!!!!! RIP Mark !!!!!!!!
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Bruce....there couldn't be a more accurate description for Mark than "Gentile Giant" Mark was a very large man but a nicer,kinder, and gentler man you'd be hard pressed to find. He had a sense of humor too... my fondest memory of Mark was at one of the Mecum auctions here in town....a very expensive car was crossing the block, one that I certainly couldn't afford, and Mark sneaks up behind me and grabs my arm and lifts it up as high as he can and waving it around....he was a gentile giant but he could be a character too.....I for one am sure gonna miss him at cruise nights and car shows! RIP Mark....you were one of the good ones!
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What sad news and our thoughts/prayers are w/ Mark's family and many friends.
So sorry to all of you here who've lost your pal too, RIP Mark.

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Great guy that I will miss. R.I.P. Mark. He might be gone but I’m sure he is fine.
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Wow - RIP Mark.
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