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Yet another friend

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Kokopelli, Sep 26, 2011.

  1. Kokopelli

    Kokopelli Schütze

    Aug 17, 2011
    Well, we got the news today. Another friend down with invasive (and inoperable) cancer. Brain, lungs, lymph nodes, etc.. He's in his early 60's and retired a few years ago. he's the husband of one of my wife's teacher friends. A good ole Hokie.. Massive headaches and system upheaval beginning just a week or so ago. No prior symptoms or warnings. Wouldn't have done any good anyhow.. A few weeks or a month or so.. That's it.. Ron
  2. Trent

    Trent Site Founder Staff Member Admin

    Aug 15, 2011
    Will say a prayer for him.

  3. Quack

    Quack it's mmm, mmm good... Staff Member Admin

    Aug 15, 2011
    Sorry to hear that Ron.

    I'll keep him in my thoughts and prayers.
  4. thecableguy

    thecableguy I hate this addiction Supporting Addict

    Aug 16, 2011
    Prayers sent to him and his family.
  5. Hokie

    Hokie Active Member

    Aug 17, 2011
    Thoughts and prayers for your friend and his family. I hate cancer for what it took from me 9 months ago. The last picture we took together. Thanksgiving 2010.

  6. jst1tym

    jst1tym What No Delete Button? Supporting Addict

    Aug 23, 2011
    So many of those in need of prayers today. I of couse will say a prayer for your friend, I'm so sorry to hear. If there's anything further that you can think of that will help, please let me know..
  7. limbkiller

    limbkiller Pulling my hair.

    Aug 18, 2011
    Sorry to hear that. I've lost a bunch of people I know. Older I get the faster they seem to go.
  8. wade-19

    wade-19 Global Moderator Staff Member Moderator

    Aug 17, 2011
    Prayers sent . I lost my father to cancer . We just found out a couple of months ago that my mother-in-law has Colon cancer.
  9. Sir Guy

    Sir Guy Sharpening Ockham's Razor Supporting Addict

    Aug 20, 2011
    So sorry to hear that, Ron. I'm sending good thoughts his way. Let us know if there's anything we can do.

  10. Wheezy

    Wheezy Bullet Banger Supporting Addict

    Aug 31, 2011
    Sorry to hear brother. My thoughts are with them.
  11. DAT85

    DAT85 BIG OL' BALD HAID ! Supporting Addict

    Aug 26, 2011
    You and your friend, and his family as well,will be in my prayers.

  12. deadguy

    deadguy The Reverend Billy Graham Supporting Addict

    Sep 7, 2011
    Really sorry Ron.
  13. Kokopelli

    Kokopelli Schütze

    Aug 17, 2011
    Honestly, I believe I know more people dead tan alive.. Ron
  14. duketbrd88

    duketbrd88 Well-Known Member

    Sep 1, 2011
    God bless him and his family and anyone out there going through this or has already been through this, it is just such sad news. Ron, you guys will be in my prayers!
  15. Gunshine

    Gunshine New Member

    Aug 29, 2011
    Sorry to hear this sad news.
  16. polizei1

    polizei1 It WAS Quack

    Aug 18, 2011
    Sorry to hear. My uncle fought brain cancer for nearly 2 years before it finally got him. He was miserable the whole time and I wouldn't wish that upon anyone.
  17. grainfed

    grainfed Active Member

    Aug 22, 2011
    Prayers from here, Ron.

  18. jst1tym

    jst1tym What No Delete Button? Supporting Addict

    Aug 23, 2011
    Hokie, I'm very sorry to hear of your loss also..very difficult situation and hard to get thru the loss of life..
  19. Dwe

    Dwe I'm a terminal 1911 Addict!

    Sep 4, 2011
    All this really puts so many things we say we love in perspective. For it is not the things in this world that are the most important, but the friends we surround ourselves with and those we love.

    We will be praying for those who need healing and for the people in their lives as well.
    Peace my friend...

    And Hokie. So sorry for your loss.
    Prayers for you to find Peace.


    Last edited: Oct 1, 2011
  20. Bender

    Bender Meh....... Supporting Addict

    Aug 15, 2011
    Sorry to hear of this Ron, our thoughts and prayers!

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