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#5537044 - 01/12/15 07:10 AM A tribute to my father
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We lost my dad a year ago today to multiple myeloma, a type of cancer that affects your blood. He had taken me hunting and fishing as long as I can remember. My mom said that I used to get so mad at him when he would go on trips without me, that I wouldn't speak to him for days when he got back. On the morning I was born, my dad was supposed to fish a tournament on Moss Lake. On the way to the hospital, he told my mom that there was no way I could be a boy. When she asked why, he said that a boy wouldn't screw up his fishing trip. I later told him I just wanted to go with him. He was literally my lifelong hunting partner and fishing guide. This past season was definitely not the same.

When my brother and I split up his guns, I knew I wanted to do something special.This past summer, I decided at I wanted to take an animal with each of his weapons. I wasn't sure I was going to get it done but here it is....

Opening weekend dove hunt in east texas..


Pheasant hunt in Kansas...


Young County...




My grandad's 30-30 from the early 50's got double duty...


This was our last trip to the coast together, September 2013...



Thanks for looking! He was a special man to a lot of people.. He is dearly missed. RIP Pops...




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#5537061 - 01/12/15 07:22 AM Re: A tribute to my father [Re: jrfan]
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Very nice tribute! Memories for a lifetime!

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#5537065 - 01/12/15 07:23 AM Re: A tribute to my father [Re: jrfan]
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#5537066 - 01/12/15 07:24 AM Re: A tribute to my father [Re: jrfan]
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Very cool story congrats on the kills! Bet he was looking down on you at every kill!
Sorry for your loss
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#5537068 - 01/12/15 07:24 AM Re: A tribute to my father [Re: jrfan]
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Loc: Watauga, TX / Hunt - Eastland
Sorry for your loss bud!!!

Congrats on getting it done with some of his guns up
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#5537077 - 01/12/15 07:27 AM Re: A tribute to my father [Re: jrfan]
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That's a nice tribute for your father.

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#5537104 - 01/12/15 07:47 AM Re: A tribute to my father [Re: jrfan]
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Very nice tribute. cheers
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#5537105 - 01/12/15 07:47 AM Re: A tribute to my father [Re: swmays]
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Originally Posted By: swmays
That's a nice tribute for your father.


yes Sir.
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#5537107 - 01/12/15 07:48 AM Re: A tribute to my father [Re: jrfan]
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Thanks for sharing the memories.
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#5537119 - 01/12/15 07:53 AM Re: A tribute to my father [Re: jrfan]
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He was taken way too young. He'll always be with you in spirit angel


Edited by Erathkid (01/12/15 07:54 AM)
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#5537123 - 01/12/15 07:55 AM Re: A tribute to my father [Re: daniel1381]
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Originally Posted By: daniel1381
Very cool story congrats on the kills! Bet he was looking down on you at every kill!
Sorry for your loss


Nice tribute..... up
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#5537127 - 01/12/15 07:58 AM Re: A tribute to my father [Re: jrfan]
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Well said!! up
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#5537161 - 01/12/15 08:13 AM Re: A tribute to my father [Re: Deerhunter61]
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Originally Posted By: Deerhunter61
Very nice tribute! Memories for a lifetime!
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#5537167 - 01/12/15 08:15 AM Re: A tribute to my father [Re: jrfan]
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I am very sorry for your loss.

Great post and tribute to him! up
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#5537176 - 01/12/15 08:19 AM Re: A tribute to my father [Re: jrfan]
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Great post and tribute!!! Thank you for sharing and congrats on your successful endeavor to take an animal with each of his weapons and carry on the memory cheers
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