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Old 06-30-2021, 01:49 PM
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What a Dad, condolences to you and your family.
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Old 07-01-2021, 07:20 AM
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Default Sorry for your loss Smokey!

My condolences to you and all your family Smokey! Though I am sorry for your loss I am sure your father is quite well....like Paul said...."to be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord!" 2 Corinthians 5:8

You feel the loss...but he feels the joy!!
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Old 07-01-2021, 10:31 AM
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Thanks for posting the tribute about your Dad. Sounds like he lived a good and exciting life. You'll miss him but have hundreds of great memories which will come back from time to time and make you smile. May be gone in one way but he will still be beside you in another way.

Many simple things you do in every day life will remind you of him. Things he liked to do and ways he touched your life.

We never forget our fathers...
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Old 07-01-2021, 10:58 AM
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Smoky,
Condolences and thank you for sharing an excellent tribute to obviously a Great American! Nickel

Best,
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Old 07-01-2021, 11:07 AM
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Condolences to you and yours.

Sounds as though your dad both lived and taught the american dream, along with the dedication and commitment necessary to maintain it.

We appreciate his and your service, so that others may also experience that dream.

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Old 07-11-2021, 05:30 PM
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Smokey, yours is a great tribute of a dear father and a great man, by a great man…my best to you and yours…peace…
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Old 07-13-2021, 05:45 AM
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my condolences. you had a great father. I'll call my Dad today.
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Old 07-13-2021, 07:15 PM
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Well done Smokey. (Exodus 20:12)
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Old 07-14-2021, 10:08 AM
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My condolences, however, at 91 yr it sounds like a full life well lived!
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Old 07-19-2021, 01:35 PM
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They call them the "greatest Generation" for a reason, sounds like he had an amazing story.
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