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Metzger mourns loss of “one of our favorite human beings”

Metzger Bar and Butchery will be closed through Wednesday as they recover from the death of bartender Kurt Moon:

Kurt Douglas Moon, 34, of Richmond, who worked at Metzger Bar and Butchery on North 23rd Street, was ejected from the van, police said. He was taken to a hospital, where he died.

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Employees at Metzger said Monday that the restaurant was closed and would remain closed until Wednesday as colleagues mourn Moon’s death.

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11 comments

Elaine Odell 09/27/2016 at 12:43 PM

So sorry for Kurt’s close friends, family and co-workers. Many people in Richmond loved this man. Always a friendly smile and wave whenever I saw him in Church Hill, at yoga practice and of course, at Metzgers. Kurt, you will be missed and remembered well.

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Jason Sewell 09/27/2016 at 7:06 PM

I interacted with Kurt maybe a grand total of three times. He was the kind of person who makes you think to yourself, “wow, this is a really great guy.” He mixed me cocktails, chatted about my motorcycle. But it didn’t feel like small talk. He seemed genuinely interested in making a connection. Really sad to hear this awful news. I can’t imagine how gutted his loved ones must be.

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The Opalaks 09/29/2016 at 1:08 PM

So sorry to see. Our condolences to the whole crew and the rest of Kurt’s friends and family.

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chpn 10/05/2016 at 3:47 PM

To the Moon Fund
https://www.gofundme.com/2raz6tg

“Kurt Moon has touched so many of our lives and made us better people. He has always been there to support us and uplift us. In this time of need it would be so appreciated if you could support his family with the expenses related to his memorial services and outstanding expenses. So many people have generously offered to help in any way that they can. Financial support at this time would be a huge way to do so. Every little bit helps. Every little bit is appreciated. Please share this fundraiser with everyone. Love to all.”

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John M 05/05/2017 at 7:33 AM Reply

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