In Memory Of Our Silent Keys
My chair is sitting empty.
My call's no longer heard
My radio rests quietly.
From it comes no words.
On my shack door is a message.
That reads "From Me to Thee"
My frequency's much higher now
I've become a Silent Key
Judy Hudson KC9CCJ

In Memory of past DeForest ARC Members
William 'Bill' Applegate W8EKG - 1983
Mike Bailey AB8AM - November 2007
Glenna Blackburn KC8JXD - January 2002
Norma Jean Boone KB8QNR - January 2002
William 'Bill' Brodt WA8UHE - August 1979
Erwin 'Erv' Carrigan KA8EKG - December 1992
Faye Carrigan KA8QWZ - March 1998
Lance Copas N8MGY - June 2012
Roy M. Foster III NL7FK - August 2011
Kenny Fulton KB4MVF - May 2001
Karen Groves KB8QMV - February 2013
James Harmon KB8YEX - July 2005
Garry Howard N8SVW
Paul Howelett EMA Director - June 2005
Tom Hurley WA8VVC - July 1986
Henry Jones KB8VBK - March 1998
Isaac Jones WA8WOB - March 2001 & Mary Jones
Charlie Kendall KC4VGF - February 1998
Noel Kennedy KD4LJN - December 2000
Terry Kidder - December 1996
John Kimble KB8JML - July 2013
Harold King K8YGV - club founder
Martha King KB8WGV - October 2010
Jayne Lambert KC8LUH - September 27, 2013
Lyle Lambert KC8DDY - September 27, 2013
Nadine Lewis KB8SCW - April 2002
Gene Liggett W8ON
William "Bill" Mangus N8SND - September 2010
Rich(ard) McCane K8IG - December 2012
Peggy McDowell - December 1997
Ben Metcalfe, JR AC4KO - January 1999
Arthur RAY Music KC8CXO - April 2011
Richard Newbauer KA8EKC - July 2008
Earl Paquette WA8YIQ - January 2007
Herb Penn NQ8X
John Pitcher K8RJ
Donald Ramsey K8DN
Joe Rogers KB8VPR - November 2007
Edgar Rohrback KB8VBG - September 1998
Charles Schumacher Jr. KB8BDL
Ben Searle - KC4UXA - November 1992
Robert Stratton WA8CFX - August 1993 - club founder
Richard Stultz KB8QNP - January 2009
Bob Warner KW4BJ - February 2005
Thomas Webb N8WBU - 2001
Paul Whitehead KQ4TN - January 2005

Forever we will remember them, and hold them in our hearts as Silent Keys



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The Silent Key Memorial and the poem "In Memory Of Our Silent Keys"
was created by Judy Hudson KC9CCJ and is used on the DeForest ARC Memorial page with her permission