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Topic: My Dad
Message: Posted by: landmark (Jul 29, 2012 11:53AM)
My dad is in his last hours now. He gathered his family around the hospital bed yesterday and we said our goodbyes to each other. He was a wonderful man and lived a full 95 years, alert to almost the end. I'm really sad today.
Message: Posted by: stoneunhinged (Jul 29, 2012 11:57AM)
95 years is wonderful.

I'm glad that your dad is a wonderful man.

May your memory of him bring him a sort of immortality.

I'm sad about your sadness.
Message: Posted by: mastermindreader (Jul 29, 2012 12:07PM)
My thoughts are with you, landmark.
Message: Posted by: magicalaurie (Jul 29, 2012 12:13PM)
Take care, landmark. Thanks for sharing. :)
Message: Posted by: MagicSanta (Jul 29, 2012 12:29PM)
I am very sorry. Doesn't matter how old it is too young. My dad started chemo yesterday and he told me he just wants to hit 90. I feel for you cuz I know you are close to your dad.
Message: Posted by: critter (Jul 29, 2012 12:43PM)
Sorry, boss.
Message: Posted by: Ray Tupper. (Jul 29, 2012 12:57PM)
So sorry to hear that!
My dad went in 1995 and my Mam went in January this year.
The word "went" is a bad choice...They never leave you!
Ray.
Message: Posted by: Ray Bertrand (Jul 29, 2012 01:13PM)
My thoughts are with you at this time Landmark.

Ray
Message: Posted by: LobowolfXXX (Jul 29, 2012 01:20PM)
So sorry to hear this, Landmark. You're in my thoughts today.
Message: Posted by: Bill Hilly (Jul 29, 2012 02:21PM)
I have you and your dad in my thoughts today, Landmark. I pray his last hours are peaceful and without pain.

- B.H.
Message: Posted by: spatlind (Jul 29, 2012 02:28PM)
Sorry to hear that, my thoughts are with you and your Dad.
Message: Posted by: Tony Iacoviello (Jul 29, 2012 04:04PM)
I'm very sorry to read this.
Message: Posted by: Steve_Mollett (Jul 29, 2012 06:22PM)
You have my sympathies. I lost my father on June 6, 2007. He was 77.
Message: Posted by: R.S. (Jul 29, 2012 06:40PM)
Sorry to hear that Landmark.

Ron
Message: Posted by: S2000magician (Jul 29, 2012 06:42PM)
Sorry to hear about this, Landmark. We'll keep you in our prayers.
Message: Posted by: Devious (Jul 29, 2012 08:14PM)
My father isn't in the best health either, so I can relate.
I hope that he has found comfort in knowing that he isn't alone
as he transitions into the next part of his life. You have friends here!

You be sure to take care of yourself as well buddy.
Dev/
Message: Posted by: landmark (Jul 30, 2012 07:29AM)
Thanks all for your kind words. They are much appreciated.
Message: Posted by: ClintonMagus (Jul 30, 2012 07:44AM)
It sounds like he had a good life. I hope you got to do a lot of the things you wanted to do together. My dad died sixteen years ago at age 77. This sounds strange, but I don't miss him nearly as much during holiday seasons as I do when our favorite sports teams are on TV and someone makes a great play, and I just want to pick up the phone, call him, and say "Did you see that?!?!?!"

I used to work with a guy whose mother-in-law died. I asked him to convey my sympathies to his wife, and he replied, "Thanks, but they weren't very close." I know there are a lot of situations like this, but this sort of statement breaks my heart.

I'll be praying for you and your family.
Message: Posted by: Dr. Delusion (Jul 30, 2012 08:10AM)
Very sorry to hear about your Dad. It's always good to have your family for added support.
Take care, Bob.
Message: Posted by: Jim Sparx (Jul 30, 2012 08:41AM)
I wish him peace in his final journey and my sympathies to you.
Message: Posted by: Destiny (Jul 30, 2012 08:47AM)
All the best during a difficult time.
Message: Posted by: Woland (Jul 30, 2012 09:11AM)
Very sorry for your trouble, landmark. I mourn his passing with you, and celebrate his long and healthy life.
Message: Posted by: Magnus Eisengrim (Jul 30, 2012 09:52AM)
Very sorry to hear this, my friend. Peace to you and your family.

John
Message: Posted by: Jimeh (Jul 30, 2012 10:05AM)
My thoughts are with you and your family, Landmark.

James
Message: Posted by: Leland (Jul 30, 2012 11:01AM)
My thoughts are with you.
Message: Posted by: Mary Mowder (Jul 30, 2012 01:06PM)
Landmark,

Best wishes to all.

Glad your family is there for each other.

-Mary Mowder
Message: Posted by: diehards2080 (Jul 30, 2012 02:37PM)
Hey Brother,

Sorry about your dad. I know how difficult this is for you. I lost my dad 2 years ago. If you need anything you have my email.

Mike
Message: Posted by: Slide (Jul 30, 2012 03:25PM)
Landmark,

I'm sorry to hear of your loss, but you can take comfort in knowing that your father had such a long life. My own father died at age 54, long before I got to know him. I'm 3 years older than he was when he died and that is a hard concept to swallow. Rejoice that you knew him and had him for as long as you did.