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January 29, 1936
December 4, 2010
Beloved son, brother, father, teacher, mentor, lover, husband and precious friend, began the great journey home on Saturday, December 4, 2010, to our great sorrow and also jubilation for his freedom from the pain and strife of cancer.
He joins his mom and pop, Irma and Bob, and his sweet sister, Gayle.
He leaves his wife, Lynda; daughters, Lisa and Wendy, born of his first wife, Carolyn Tatum, and daughter, Krisinda, and son, Nicholas, born of wife, Lynda; grandchildren, Sean, Shera, Christopher, Preston and Sarah; as well as his beloved brother, Jim.
He also leaves behind his second wife, Kathleen Francis.
Let us not mourn too long, but celebrate his extraordinary life, his commitment, his perseverance and his amazing strength of character.