He told people he was 81, but he really was only 80. I think he wanted to be 81, so he could say he lived longer than anyone else in his family. Technically, he lived longer than his older brother, by a few months, who also passed away at 80.
|In his favorite hat|
He was not the kindest or most patient man. But he was generous, loyal and loved his family fiercely. He really loved his 2 grand children so very much.
|Last summer with Mom and the grandkids (Thomas and Isabelle)|
He loved his family.
He loved duck and goose hunting.
He loved golf.
He loved Italian food, and steak with A-1.
He loved bourbon and beer.
He loved his black labs and labradoodle.
He loved watching TV (mostly sports and crime shows).
He loved reading, too.
He loved his job, before he retired.
|Relaxing by the pool, but NEVER in it|
He hated stupidity and laziness.
He hated waiting.
|In Mom's garden|
I'll miss you Dad. R.I.P.