Leave Your Condolences for David Rudy “Gee” Gaines

davidAs earlier reported, David Rudy “Gee” Gaines was identified as the motorcycle rider killed in a crash in Lakewood today. Gaines, a long-time Lakewood resident and a contractor for the Inspection department, was known to many in Lakewood as great and cheerful man.

In the comments section below, please leave your condolences, which will be given over to the family.

May he rest in peace.

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77 COMMENTS

  1. Vic & I are at a loss for words. Rudy was a great man. He would always do for others & put himself last. We love him & we will truly miss him.. may you RIP Rudy..OUR condolences to the Gaines family. Gone but never forgotten.

  2. My thoughts and prayers are with the family of Rudi Gee. He was a great guy always had a smile on his face and could make you laugh. He will be missed. Rest in peace Rudi

  3. Rudy you were an amazing person and a great friend who will be truly missed. Fly free me friend you have earned your wings.. forever in my heart until we meet again.. may you R.I.P.♡

  4. I can’t believe your gone bro riding the same streets in the same MC club and now your gone. My sincere condolences to the Gaines family you will be missed Rudy G.

  5. No words..Everyone already know you was a good person & friend. We shared many laughs, talks and many miles on our motorcycles. My sympathy goes out to the Gaines Family & Rudi Kids. He will be truly missed. So rest easy my brother.

  6. Rudy would help us get rid of our snow he was always a cheerful man and very helpful whenever he was able to!!
    God bless you and may we learn from your actions!

  7. It is going to be so weird without you walking into my office every week. Thank you for always helping out and for your hard work and dedication. The world lost a really good man today. May you rest in peace and God bless your family during this hard time

  8. Still cant believe you’re gone,I have known you my whole life, Rudy i will always remember that smile,the laughs.. you were a wonderful man… My deepest condolences goes out to The Gaines Family… smh…God Bless your family Rest Easy Rudi…

  9. Rip Rudy you always use to bother me when i was little at my grandma house i always seen you workin with my uncle rick , yu use to ask do i know how to braid so i can braid your hair you were close to my family were all going to miss you life is short , the good die young

  10. You were always so nice to me & your neighbors, always helping us & making the little kids laugh.You were a great person, can’t believe I won’t see you again. Thanks for everything you did in the building.
    R.I.P. Rudy You Will Truly Be Missed Condolences To Your Family. Rest Easy

  11. Im still in shock my heart is so heavy I cant stop crying.i asked god why did he take an angel away from us so soon.you helped everybody out and everybody loved you.i guess he needed you up there with him.you will b truly truly missed may god give your family strength.love and miss you my friend

  12. From a Orthodox neighbor on Ashley Ave.
    What a terrible loss. Rudy was always ready to help anyone in need.
    A man who always had a smile and a good word to say. Rest In Peace Rudy. May your family find solace.

  13. Today I lost a friend a peer and a brother. You will always be with me till my last breath. Lord knows you helped change my life an I am truly thankful to have been apart of yours..For those in the family that know me an that I spoke with today you have my number an I am here for you and I am so truly sorry for your loss..
    Chief Rudi Gee Mr fabuloso Gaines who touched so many hearts an helped so many in tough times. I will always love you an may you rest in peace!!ps keep that pipe loud
    Till we meet again…..

  14. 24 years later and I turn on the news to see this. My heart is Heavy tonight. you were truly one of the good guys. May you fly with the angels and guide us. RIP Rudy

  15. I don’t know where to begin, but know that this is NOT the end my dear friend. I saw you this morning, and once again, I joked with you about walking down the Alter at SSBC! Your last words to me were “Dina call me.” I said I would, but that call never happened. My heart is heavy, because over the years at the Insp. Dept. we because family….LOL Momma Rosie calling me with her complaints about the neighbors….and you driving me crazy with “Dina….I need this favor.” I wouldn’t give it up for anything in this world, because its the memories of you that will continue to live within me. This is NOT Goodbye, for I know that you Loved, Served, and Honored the same God that I do, and I will see you once again Dear Friend….When You see my Grandparents, and all those I love who have gone on before me….give them my love. To the entire Gainey and worthy family I give you my regards. Sandra, Althea, Johanna, Millie, and Fran…..Know that I understand how you could have loved a great man Like Rudi!!!! forever my brother!

  16. Had the pleasure if knowing this wonderful man Rudy G. Rest in peace. My condolences to his son and rest of his family. Your in my prayers.

  17. May the family, friends and loved ones of Rudi Gee be comforted during this unexpected loss. You have left a legacy of love and grace, David Rudi Gee Gaines Rest In Peace brother.

  18. I say good bye to an old friend today with a heavy heart. God must have needed an angel for you t ruely are one now. I’ve read all your comments and know that you were loved by many. May you rest in eternal peace my friend Rudi. May God watch over your family.

  19. My heart is still in shock. I can’t believe you are gone. We will see each other again my friend. Your family is and will always be in my prayers. I love all of you guys. From my family to yours. R.I.P. RUDI G.

  20. The last memory I have of Rudi, he was one of the responders to the 911 call to help rescue a little girl who got herself stuck in the baby swing at the Tuskegee Airmen Park in Manchester, NJ. The swing had to be cut but Rudi and those responders got that baby girl out in no time without injury. I’m very proud to call him my cousin. We lost a precious gem but his legacy will shine forever! I pray the peace of the Lord that surpasses all understanding be upon the Gaines family & community. Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted. Rest In Paradise Rudi LuvUmuch!

  21. Each Sunday Its like we always seen into eachother after my church let out. You would be pulling out at the exact time I left church no matter what time it was you always had the bike out. This Sunday I didnt see you , you had left a lil later than usual not knowing that would be the last time doing what you loved ….riding 🙁 another angel gained his wings.i hope they never give your number away 905-RUDI…

  22. Cant believe you are gone mi amor I will love u always I will treasure every moment spent with u our road trips our DR. Trip rafting on the delaware late night walmart runs our moments with kye you will always be like dad to him and a husband to me. I was truly blessed to have u in my life the besy part was seeing your transformation growing from a young boy into a god fearing family man. You were complete and ready to walk into his heavenly gates …I will see you again soon mi amor. Until we meet again…<3 <3 EBay 4 life

  23. I remember you as one of the happiest guys around… You made everyone laugh and smile when we were kids and I have no doubt that you continued to live your life with the same positive energy. The world was a better place with you in it. My deepest condolences to your family and I hope they can find comfort in the fond memories Rudy has bestowed on so many people. RIP, Rudy.

  24. The tought that comes to mind is if only Rudy would be able to read these posts to know how many people trully loved and admired him and saw in this outstanding individual so many good qualities.

  25. Rudi always wondered how his passing would impact others and I said rudi u will be missed baby ur a good person. Rudi my dear now look at how many people u touched and how much u will be missed….we can only hope we can accomplish all that u did in just a short time! Ebay 4 Life

  26. I am at a lost for words…I still can’t believe it. You have been such a a big help to the family and always had a smile on your face along with some jokes. May you R.I.P and I will keep your family in my prayers.

  27. My family and i want to send our condolences to the Gaines family,Rudi will be greatly missed around here! Rudi always had a smile on his face when you saw him,he always spoke to you when he saw you and willing to help you out when in need. Just know he’s in a better place now and smiling down upon you,stay strong!!…Love,Hugs,and Kisses. The Hargrove and Townsend Family

  28. Rudi u left behind a lifetime of memories when I first started comin around my dad Rickie u were always around you n him jokin n laughin still can’t believe the loss n that ur gone ur n good hands continue to watch over us ur family especially ur kids as they need u the most…. A loss of a gud man is never easy to handle fly n rest easy uncle Rudi until we meet again we love u n gonna miss u sincerely Ryan aka little heavy

  29. I use to live at 115 Arlington ave when it snowed out and Rudy got done with his mom and the church I would hear him outside in my driveway before I went to work.so me and the girls didn’t have to do it and he use to look out for them as far as the (Boys) Allways had a kind word to say and jokes Then when I moved to Toms River he cut my grass you will be missed by many.

  30. Rudi was an amazing man, he was the glue that helped keep this family together. he had the best sence of humor and always kept a smile on all of our faces.” David Rudi Gaines , we Love and miss you” RIDE IN PARADISE CUZ, THROTTLE HAND UP FROM MY DANGERZONE RIDERZ MC FAMILY. love TESSA &TOSHIA GAUFF

  31. Heartfelt condolences and our deepest sympathies for Rudy’s mom and his family. Rudy had a big heart and tried to be helpful wherever he went. He will be missed!

  32. When we bought our house 4 years ago which is back to back with his garage, he was the first one to welcome us to the neighborhood. “You watch my back and I’ll watch yours”. He was a good man and the one who made our block such a friendly place to live. He’d always wave to our kids in the window and put a smile on their faces. We’ll miss you Rudy! Rest in peace and may your family find comfort knowing you are in a better place.

  33. When I joined the Ocean County Fire Police Rudy was my mentor , friend and my Chief . You were a great officer and leader . I will miss you terribly RIP Rudy You earned your angel wings We will meet again some day Your family and friends are in my prayers

  34. Rudi, as i write this i am lost for words i never would have thought i be writing something that u will never beable to read. It hurts yo knw that i wont as many see u anymore n all we have is memories n picture of u that we all sit nlook at n remember when.when i heard of ur un timely passing i was in shock. I tossed n turned cause i couldn’t r didn’t want to believe it. I cried n i started thinking of the gd times n laughs we had. Especially when we was on the track team . Rudi Gaines im going to miss u n i will never forget u. God has u so sleep on my brother till we see each other again. May God n you keep watch over ur family n kids. R. I. P. Love u Rudi.

  35. I am so sorry to hear of Rudi’s death and I am also sorry that I knew so little about him. He will be missed.
    An earlier commenter said it is sad that Rudi can’t read the many tributes being written. Therefore, I give this advice. If there is someone you really like, tell them while they are alive. They won’t hear the eulogy.

  36. David was a generous kind man.He wouldnt hurt a soul my family is at lost of words. When my house was on fire he helped put it out &comforted my family.He did not deserve to go out this way justice needs to be served

  37. My condolences to Rudi’s parents, children and family. I know he will be missed dearly. He was a long time friend and I just cant believe this has happened. Reading these messages tells me how much he was loved and what a great person he was to many. Whenever we spoke he always had me smiling because that is the person he was. Always happy and just a fun person to be around. Let us all remember him as we knew him. Loving ,kind and thoughtful . He knows now how much he was loved. Let us remember to tell those we love, that we love them. And to be kind to all. You are at Peace My Friend

  38. Heaven needed an angel and God sent for you, you are gone from us physically forever, now what are we to do. We all miss u now like never before, but your in a better place with God as hr opened Heaven’s door. Goodbye until we meet again, in our Hearts you’ll always be, forever always will u remain our sweetest memory. Ebony, cousin Ah’zylah & Bryant Worthy

  39. I can’t believe you’re gone. You were a good man! A good dad, worker, leader…the list goes on. You are definitely loved and will be missed by all who knew you. I will keep The Gaines family and friends in prayer. R.I.P. IN PARADISE RUDI

  40. Our prayers go out to the family and heartfelt condolences. Rudy was a unique man loved and respected by all who were fortunate enough to meet him. May God comfort you during this very difficult time.

  41. May God comfort the bereaved family, friends and community during this time. May the Holy spirit strengthen & heal the broken hearts.
    You are In our prayers.
    Sorrowfully submitted
    Spiritual Life World Ministry Family

  42. A friend for life who leaves behind the fondest memories and good times. Knowing you was an honor and being a friend a blessing. See you in the afterlife my friend.

  43. I am so sorry to hear about Rudy and his family is in my prayers. It was a pleasure knowing such a nice and fun man who had a joy for life. Rudy you will be missed. MERCE

  44. Rudy was an inspiration to people on how to live life without drama. He was always pleasant and sincere in his words. Always caring and real. He will be missed so much because he is one of a kind. There are not many people remaining that have true love in their hearts for others. Rudy had this sincere devotion to life, his children, and his loved one and friends. He will remain in my heart as I keep the faith to try and replicate his way of life within my own. My sincerest and deepest condolences to all the family. Rudy Gee WE MISS YOU BABY!

  45. I can not believe in just 10 days it will have been 1 year since you left us! I’m still torn and unable to accept this has happened at all. I know in my heart 2 weeks after your passing, you came to say goodbye. I felt your presence and smelled your cologne. I even felt your touch. Then finster woke and said did you see him did you say goodbye and that was all the confirmation I needed to know you were safe and still alive in spirit. I miss you dearly….take of our 3! Love you always Ebay for Life

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