iRV2 chief administrator passes away

(Jan. 1, 2013) -- Richard Wayne Hale, age 67, passed away Dec. 29 at Blue Ridge Regional Hospital in Spruce Pine. He was very involved in the Internet RV forum, where he was a website administrator using the name "Hitchhiker." He was also instrumental to the website development, and served as the wagon master for the National iRV2 Rally in 2003.