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RIP Mike Buhrman AKA Mountain Man #2760613
04/06/20 02:24 AM
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It is with deep sadness than I announce to the Mopar community the death of one of my best friends, Mike Buhrman AKA Mountain Man of Thurmont, MD.

Mike passed away Saturday April 4th, shortly after his 65th birthday of congestive heart failure (not COVID 19 related)

His wife Judy has asked that in lieu of flowers and gifts that you please donate to your favorite charity at this time. We are unable to have a service due to the current state lockdown but a memorial will be planned later on after the pandemic subsides.

I am still looking for pictures of Mike to post (and Judy has promised some as well) but I thought it would be nice to open this post up as a memorial for your comments, stories and pictures.

Mike was loved by everybody and he will be sorely missed.

Thanks for reading!
Greg Purcell

Re: RIP Mike Buhrman AKA Mountain Man [Re: GregPurcell] #2760619
04/06/20 06:03 AM
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My Heart Felt Wishes Go Out. Remember them both from over the years at Carlisle & Englishtown Swaps. Two of the nicest people to have met & talked too. Always had a good laugh with them.

Re: RIP Mike Buhrman AKA Mountain Man [Re: PhillyRag] #2760620
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Very sorry to hear this news. Rest in peace Mike.


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Re: RIP Mike Buhrman AKA Mountain Man [Re: GregPurcell] #2760937
04/06/20 10:59 PM
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Highland, MI.
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Very sorry to hear this - my condolences go out to his family & friends.


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Re: RIP Mike Buhrman AKA Mountain Man [Re: GregPurcell] #2760966
04/07/20 12:47 AM
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I used to hang with Mike and Cliff Zaturski at The Mopar event at Norwalk for many years.
Great guy. we had talked of going to the gators this year but it was not to be. RIP Mountain man

Re: RIP Mike Buhrman AKA Mountain Man [Re: Duanne] #2761008
04/07/20 08:48 AM
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I used to talk to him a lot back in the late 80's when he would show up at Mason Dixon...

Good guy... angel


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Re: RIP Mike Buhrman AKA Mountain Man [Re: skicker] #2761697
04/08/20 08:40 PM
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Talked with him many times years ago---RIP Mike

Re: RIP Mike Buhrman AKA Mountain Man [Re: Michael] #2762043
04/09/20 08:24 PM
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R.I.P. Mike. Very sorry for the loss to all that knew and loved him. He sounds like a good guy! angel

Re: RIP Mike Buhrman AKA Mountain Man [Re: JDMopar] #2762193
04/10/20 09:29 AM
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I just stumbled on to this thread. Thank you Greg for posting. I am in total disbelief right now. Mike and his wife Judy, just the absolute best. I was introduced to Mike when I was 18, that year he did all of the machine work on my first small block build. He was incredibly knowledgeable and knew what worked and kept me from buying all the newest shiny gimmicks out at the time as well. Really fun to watch him wheel his dart down the track. Rest in peace Mike, you will be greatly missed.

Re: RIP Mike Buhrman AKA Mountain Man [Re: moparjim79] #2762214
04/10/20 10:13 AM
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angel Rest in peace.

Re: RIP Mike Buhrman AKA Mountain Man [Re: hemirdrnnr] #2762459
04/10/20 06:42 PM
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RIP MM... angel


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Re: RIP Mike Buhrman AKA Mountain Man [Re: Rhinodart] #2762652
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R.I.P. sir.
angel

Re: RIP Mike Buhrman AKA Mountain Man [Re: moparx] #2763118
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Wow! I am shocked to hear this too. Mike was a great guy, he built the 440 I have in my 65 coronet. That was in 1998 or so. It’s still in the car and going strong. My good friend Doc webby introduced me to mike. To Anyone that knows doc he’s still around but lost most of his vision, I’ve been helping him put his valiant together. RIP Mike

Re: RIP Mike Buhrman AKA Mountain Man [Re: 65rbdodge] #2765644
04/18/20 08:09 PM
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RIP Mike,prayers to all he left behind frown


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Re: RIP Mike Buhrman AKA Mountain Man [Re: hemi-itis] #2765696
04/18/20 10:16 PM
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RIP angel

Didn't know the guy, anybody got the back story on how he got his nickname?


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Re: RIP Mike Buhrman AKA Mountain Man [Re: GregPurcell] #2766306
04/20/20 01:09 PM
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It's sad to hear of his passing. It seems like to much of it this year. frown Mike's friends and family are in my thoughts.


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