Bob the Turkey Killed by Car
Woodstock's unofficial mascot was hit by a driver coming down Main Street on Sunday.
A Woodstock legend was killed this weekend.
Drivers frequently saw the unofficial mascot of downtown wandering around his own designated wildlife sign, skipping down the tracks in front of the Serenade subdivision and occasionally chasing police cars.
According to Bob the Turkey's Facebook page, he was hit and killed by a driver coming down Main Street on Sunday.
This was posted on the page around 4 p.m.:
"We are so very sad to report that we have confirmed what some of Bob's friends have posted below. Bob was hit by a vehicle earlier today and is no longer with us. We are so thankful for all the happy memories we have of him and how in some ways he brought the community of Woodstock together. We love you so much, Bob! You were a beautiful, hilarious, fun, and brave turkey. We will miss you more than you will ever know. Rest in peace."
The community has left an overwhelming amount of messages for Bob on his Facebook page, which has more than 1,500 likes.
- "Driving to work in the morning will never be the same," Bridget Russell said.
- "We will dearly miss you," Madison Morgan said. "Everybody loves you soooo much! Hope you have fun chasing police cars in heaven."
- "So very sad," Alison Shaw said. "We will miss you tremendously Bob! You brought so much fun and happiness to us all. Downtown Woodstock just won't be the same without you!"
How will you remember Bob the Turkey?