R.I.P. Dad

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  1. BLIDVL

    BLIDVL 1/2 ton status

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    My Dad passed away last Monday. He was born in 1925 and lived through the great depression,fought in WWII with the first armored division in Africa and Anzio in Italy. After the war he became an illustrator and model maker for the U.S. Army, among the many designs he rendered is the Presidential seal you see on the podium of the POTUS when he lies,err. speaks to us on television.
    He died at home in my arms from an unexpected heart attack, please raise a glass or say a prayer for him, he will be sorely missed.

    Thanks!
     
  2. Big Ray

    Big Ray 1 ton status Premium Member

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    aw man...sorry for your loss.


    Sounds like he was a hell of a man.
     
  3. diesel4me

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    My condolances to you and your family on your loss...:(...

    Your dad sounds like a hell of a guy..my dad was also born in 1925 too,and he was in WWII also...he passed away in 2000,just a week or so before his 75th birthday..our generation cannot compare the the "greatest" they were brought up in...we owe them everything...

    My prayers go out to you and your family...
     
  4. A1971Blazer

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    So sorry for your loss, I lost my Dad a couple of years ago. Still miss him very much, still catch myself starting to call him sometimes.
    WWII Navy Veteran too.
     
  5. Kain

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    prayers.......
     
  6. FOR MUD

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    Dam sorry to hear that. The couple of times I was down, I never got a chance to meet him. Sounds like he lived full, rich life and will be missed.
    If there's anything you need.....I'm only an hour or so away.
     
  7. jekbrown

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    sorry to hear that mang. stay strong! :(
     
  8. wasted wages

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    Sorry for your loss......

    At Ease, Soldier......:usaflag:
     
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    My condolences.
     
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    Jeez, sounds like one of the greatest generation!
    Sorry for your loss.
     
  11. rdn2blazer

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    Sorry for your loss brother. Interesting, my dad was born in 25', lived through the great depression and served in WWII as well. My dad passed in 10'. Know how you feel, again sorry bud.
     
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    Condolences to you and your family
     
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    Sorry to hear, will send some prayers your way brother.
     
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    Sounds like he lived a good life.
     
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    Sorry for your loss
     
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    Sorry to hear man, will be praying for you and your family.
     
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    Sorry for your loss!
     
  18. Greg Ducato

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    Sorry for the loss of your Dad
     
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    Sorry for loss. He lived thru so much, wow!
     

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