I just found out you died this morning and even though you were in your mid seventies it suprised me. You were someone I guess I expected to always be here. I'll admit I shed some tears when i found out you were gone., and i'll admt to being teary as I write this. I know you wouldn't want that because you were such a guiet and gentle man.
Thank you for always giving my brother a job when he needed it. It wasn't just that he needed the work, he needed the father type figure and you definitely fit that. You and he are so much alike that i'm not suprised you were such great friends, even with the nearly 30 year age difference.
Thank you for giving us what was probably the best dog on the planet. Queen was definitely one of a kind like you. I know you said it was because you weren't home enough to give her the love and attention she needed and deserved, but I will always believe in my heart it was more than that. You wanted my brother and all of us to have a good dog.
Thank you for calling me sweetheart instead of Laura. I know it was partly because my name would sometimes slip your mind. I was always ok with that. It made me feel special. Being a young woman who lost her dad at 17 that was something I really needed.
A heart attack took you away. You always had one of the biggest hearts around. You were definitely a man of few words, a man who worked very hard, a man who was always there for his friends, and a man who loved his family. I know you're with your late wife now. I hope your crossing over was an easy one, and that you are at peace.
Goodbye Sonny, I'll miss you.