In 1929, in a small town, on a kitchen table, he came into this world. At age of three, his father Noel died, also his mother, Eula was pregnant with his brother Garland, of the ten children. After completing 6th grade, he stays home to support his family on the farm.
50 years of marriage, he had two sons, and two daughters, in addition to that there were five grandchildren, and three great grandsons, and he provide opportunity for all his children graduate from high school, and two of them go to college. He built his own house, and repaired the family vehicles, also employed as a tow motor operator for 30 years, after retiring, he also works as a janitor for 11 years at an Elementary School, …show more content…
In the fall, as a youth, my dad would take us raccoon hunt, also on Sunday, we look at the leaves while we rode in the buggy. Thanksgiving and Christmas, the grandchildren would sit on his lap, and he feeds them turkey. He shares his wisdom with us, “Work hard, for what you want in your life, also, don't let your lack of skills, limited you from reaching your goals.”
He unable to move, he prayed, “What can I do for my family now?” He starts to “pray for his family.”
This is way he touches our lives, and made a strong influence on our principles.
Poems, I wrote from the family.
With your compassion, spirit; you always watched over us.
With your patient spirit; you remind us to wait for the right man.
With your lovely spirit; you showed us how to stand on our own.
With your understanding spirit; you taught us to have strength and courage. Now, I can say proudly; you were a wonderful father. Part of you will live on through us.
From the girls.
Where are You?
You left your lantern lit.
Your dogs are barking.
The catfish are biting.
Raccoon's running up the