In memoriam - I buried a hunting partner today - Danny Balke

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With sadness I attended the funeral of my dear friend and hunting partner Danny Balke of Wimberley, Texas today. He was 59 years old and succumbed to the perils of cancer. He was a gentleman hunter, having taken Safaris in Cameroon, South Africa and Zambia he was a student of African Hunting. We shared many a campfire and whiskey's and my heart is heavy, but I find solace in knowing he is in a better place. God Bless you Danny, see you on the other side.

Danny's beautiful Bongo on our Safari in '92 to the rainforest of Cameroon.

Dannys Bongo.jpg
 
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It's hard when you lose a good friend.
 

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Condolences to family and friends, very sorry to read this.
 

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Sorry to hear. Prayers for his family and friends!
 

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So young! So sorry! May he R.I.P.
 

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So sad and sorry to hear. If we're lucky enough to have a hunting buddy like that we've been blessed. My sincere condolences to you and Rest In Peace Danny! He looks like someone I would have enjoyed hunting with too!
 

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So sorry for your loss, condolences to all his family and friends!
 

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Really sad for you as well. I am down to three, and one is my son. This whole mortality thing weighs a bit after a while. Try to have a scotch with him as often as you can.
 

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Condolences to you JES, for your loss and to Danny's family and friends for their loss.
 

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What a loss of a good man at such a young age. Condolences to you all.
 

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My sincerest condolences to you and his family. Much too young to have passed but I’m glad you and Danny had your time and memories together to cherish.
 

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Bitter.
You don't have many friends who go the same way with the same passion.
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May your friend Rest In Peace. My condolences.
 

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