Tom Deeb RIP?

Discussion in 'General Hi-Point Discussion' started by MachoMelvin, Mar 22, 2016.

  1. MachoMelvin

    MachoMelvin Well-Known Member

    I just read on another page that Tom Deen passed away yesterday from a heart attack. He was in Texas when he passed.
    Last edited: Mar 22, 2016
  2. MachoMelvin

    MachoMelvin Well-Known Member

    ‎Dave Goossens‎ to Ohio Freedom Firearms &Talk™
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    I just got the sad news that Tom Deebs, the former designer and owner of Hi Point Arms passed away from a heart attack. I know many of us thumb our noses at Hi Points, but what they lacked in style, they made up in function. I know many of us out here knew Tom personally and he was a strong supporter of our 2nd amendment rights.
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  3. FirearmFanatic

    FirearmFanatic "The Enabler!"

    Sad to hear this. :(
    May he rest in peace.
  4. undeRGRound

    undeRGRound ROLL wif Da MOLE! Supporting Member


    He will be missed!

    Melvin, did you know what his "new project" was supposed to be?
    Will we ever know what it was. you think?
  5. moona11

    moona11 King of you Monkeys Lifetime Supporter

    Well sh!t we lost a good man today. he will be missed
  6. Moestooge

    Moestooge Member

    You have to admire and respect a man who created and made a dependable product for a blue-collar price and backed it up with an exceptional warranty. Rest in peace, Mr. Deeb.
  7. cicpup

    cicpup Resident PITA Supporting Member

    Wasn't he doing something new with his son? Let's hope he taught the kid well.
  8. MachoMelvin

    MachoMelvin Well-Known Member

    I think it was his son in law?
  9. MachoMelvin

    MachoMelvin Well-Known Member

    I was told it was a much more compact pistol, "pocket gun"
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  10. I hate to say it boys. Nothing new was ever supposed to come out of hi-point. We are destined to have the c9, JHP, JCP and TS carbines, and nothing else.

    Kidding aside, from what I could tell he was an honest man, trying to make honest guns for honest blue collar people. May he rest in peace, knowing his guns have protected and saved 100x more lives then were lost to them.
  11. cicpup

    cicpup Resident PITA Supporting Member

    Nothing to do with HP. Deebs had sold the company and was building a new facility.
  12. sarahsmom

    sarahsmom Supporting Member

    :( :( :( May he rest in peace.
  13. ajole

    ajole Supporting Member

    NE Utah
    That's sad.

    Hope his family is not too beat up over this.
  14. Irishfanatik

    Irishfanatik Supporting Member

    He lived a fine life, following a dream. He wanted to make a firearm that everyone can afford and he did it. May his family and friends find peace and Tom eternal rest.
  15. Delbert

    Delbert Member

    Rest in Peace, Tom Deebs.

    You made a fine product that put food on my table and got rid of pests on the farm where I needed to keep my distance.

    Haters will always hate what you did, for the good of the 2nd Amendment and the people of the USA.

    Thank You
  16. Recoman

    Recoman Supporting Member

    Dang, sad news!!! As has been said already, a good man making a good product for us blue collar folk. May you rest in peace Mr. Deebs!!! And thanks to you for the beginning of an excellent product.
  17. planosteve

    planosteve Lifetime Supporter

    Nothing in my local news or internet about it other than what has been posted.
  18. Wow. This is a sad day indeed. May he rest in peace, and may God ease the pain his family is feeling.
  19. Rerun

    Rerun Supporting Member

    Nothing on the internet...

  20. MachoMelvin

    MachoMelvin Well-Known Member

    I was informed that he will be cremated in Texas & returned back to Ohio.
    A memorial service is being planned for later.