Thursday, August 29, 2013

Sad News

I never knew Mr. Whitlock, but I know there are others in the Typosphere who knew him.  I remember reading about him and he seemed quite a fellow.

At age 96 the oldest living typewriter repairman is no longer with us.

Here is a link to the story:

Here is a link to another story about Mr. Whitlock

He will be sadly missed.


  1. A loss for the Typosphere, for sure.

  2. May he rest in peace. That said, 96 years of life is a gift.

  3. What sad news. Ton is right, 96 years...what a life!