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    October 12, 2012

    5 years ago today, I lost my Dad. He was 94 and lived a full, productive life. I miss him a lot, especially in the fall during hunting seasons. We hunted and fished together all his life from Canada to Mexico. He taught me how to be a man and all of the values and responsibilities that came with it. He was a great provider and family man to my Mom, my sisters and me. We both shared the Brotherhood of Masonry. RIP Pop, I'll see you again one day.

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    "My Father always considered a walk in the mountains as the equivalent of church going."
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    Couldn't agree more.

    God Bless CC.

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    His spirit is obviously alive and well, until you meet again.

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    Loss of any one close to you is always hard. Looks like you have a lot of great memories to remember him by.
    Congratulations to you for that, to many times people don't have any real amount of memories with their loved ones.

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    Posts like these are certainly a celebration of life lived! Not the other way around!
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    Knowing all that you have accomplished in your life Roger, I'm sure he's proud as heck of you! My dad passed 47 years ago and I miss him still.

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    Great memories and thanks for sharing them. I still hunt and spend time with my dad but lost my mom to a drunk driver 5 years ago this past August. She was 64.

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    Thanks for sharing your memories CC. I know he is proud of you.
    Appreciate you my friend.

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    I'm still lucky enough to have my folks. I was also taught to be a man and work hard for everything I have by him.

    It will be a horrible day when his time comes.

    CC I'm sorry you lost your dad.
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    There's nothing better than being in the outdoors with your sons. Just know that he enjoyed every moment he spent with you.
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