YESTERDAY'S TOWNS

HOWDY, MY NAME IS BILL STRONG, I'LL BE YOUR "24 HOUR MAN", ROUTING YOU INTO THE PAST TO SEE WHAT THE CIRCUS WAS IN DAYS GONE BY. IF YOU'RE LIKE ME, AND MISS WHAT IT USED TO BE, THEN COME ON ALONG AS WE GO DOWN THE ROAD FOLLOWING THE ARROWS BACKWARDS, TO "YESTERDAY'S TOWNS"! IF YOU HAVE CIRCUS RELATED PICTURES YOU WOULD LIKE POSTED, SEND THEM TO,,,,yesterday1@verizon.net,,,,AND WE WILL TRY TO FIT THEM IN. "24 HOUR MAN" WILL HAVE THE FINAL DECISION ON POSTING.

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Location: GIBSONTON, FLORIDA, United States

Three years at CWM made me a real traditionalist, and I keep remembering Bob Parkinson saying, "I want the people to see what the circus used to be, not what it is today. That's what this site is about!

Friday, March 23, 2007

BARRIE SLOAN: A GREAT SHOWMAN, KNOWING HIM MADE IT WORTH BEING HERE!

Barrie Sloan.

Born: November 29, 1931

Died: March 19, 2007

Age: 75

Residence: Sarasota, formerly of DeBary, Florida and
Great Yarmouth, England

Barrie was the first baby born on the BERTRIM MILLS CIRCUS in Bedford, England. Following in the footsteps of generations of circus performers, Barrie has performed around the globe as a WORLD CHAMPION STILTWALKER. He came to the United States in 1962, residing in Florida and called Sarasota home.
He performed for many world-renowned circuses. He retired
From performing in 1996, but continued his art of designing and
creating parade heads and circus parade floats for his life long
friend John Pugh, Owner of the Cole Brothers Circus.
Barrie will be dearly missed by many and is survived by,
His wife Shelagh, son and daughter-in-law King and Luanne
Grandchildren Chyna and Bailey. Sister and brother-in-law
Phips and Bobby Hakes. Brother Poodles Sloan and nephew
John Yelding-Sloan

Memorial service will be held at the “Showfolks of Sarasota”
Club house on Sunday April 1st, 2007 from 2 p.m. until 6 p.m.
In lieu on flowers donations can be made to “Showfolks of
Sarasota”
From Sue & Rudi Lenz

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