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Alan Horvath - YouTube []

Obituary for Alan Joseph Horvath []
February 9, 1951 - October 20, 2019
North Brunswick, New Jersey | Age 68
Translator of the Bible from Aramaic Hebrew - "Make Elohim number one on a list of one"

RIP, Alan had many old-truck fans and friends here and on
You are remembered and will be remembered.

a few more video links here []

Last edited by Peggy M; Mon Jul 04 2022 08:17 PM.

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Alan was a treasured member of our Stovebolt clan. He surely will be missed. RIP

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RIP 'bolter.

Another quality post.

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Oh, that's just a shame. Good man, tried to help everyone in his own way. Rest in peace Alan.


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This is a shame. Sorry to read this. RIP Alan.

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As I recall, he was quite knowledgeable about electrical wiring issues.


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Sad news. Godspeed Alan

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Ouch, this hurts. Alan was a bolter and a friend. RIP.

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I wonder what had happened to him, his website disappeared, he didn't reply to PMs.

He had a lot of great info. on there.

RIP Horvath, a very friendly and helpful guy.

thanks for letting us know TC.


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