Please pray for my friend @TookieW 's wife and child. An underestimated, underappreciated great in our movement.—
Dana Loesch (@DLoesch) May 06, 2013
Quincy, Illinois, Tea Party activist Chip Gerdes passed away early this morning after suffering a heart attack. He leaves behind a wife and daughter.
Tea Partyers across the Twittersphere are mourning his untimely death and paying their respects to their friend and fellow happy warrior:
Our thoughts and prayers are with his loved ones. May he rest in peace.