The Four Wheeler family mourns the loss of a cherished member today.
The Four Wheeler family mourns the loss of a cherished member today. Noel "Dozer" Chadbourne, of Clovis, California, passed away on Sunday August 12. He was only 45 years old.
We first met Dozer at Hollister Hills SVRA last year, as an alternate at Top Truck Challenge '06. While he didn't get a chance to compete, he was happy to volunteer his time, his energy, and his big red buggy to helping his fellow competitors with winching, recovery and repairs during the week. We invited him back to TTC last June where, once again, he lended a hand to the competitors whenever he could.
There aren't too many fellas who are willing to risk destroying their rigs by driving into the Tank Trap to help a fellow 'wheeler get unstuck, but Dozer was that kind of guy. During our times at TTC, he impressed us all with his team spirit and willingness to help, no matter the task, and with his infectious good humor. He was a great ambasssador for four wheeling, a gentleman and a class guy, and we will miss him greatly.
Our deepest condolences to his wife Debbie, and to his family, friends and loved ones.