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Dad passed away suddenly

Discussion in 'Prayers & Support' started by akwagon, Sep 14, 2010.

  1. Sep 14, 2010 at 12:14 AM
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    akwagon

    akwagon [OP] Alaska Dude

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    My dad who was only 61 and healthly (had an ekg and blood test week before) passed away on an easy hike around here (anchorage, ak) with mom, his brother (who is an er doctor) and nephew on 8/25/10. His 61 b day was 8/24, the day before. He retired a year ago his b day. He wasn't a jerk, he was my moms, bros and my best friend. Our family has been shocked by this (would be easier if I had a jerk dad I think). No family history of any cardiac stuff. So very very sudden. So Please prayers, still dealing with all the financial details, not to mention emotional stuff.
    I now have his 08 access cab 4x4 inline 4 which he loved dearly. It is all stock. I am keeping it in the family, lots of memories, he loved that truck. So I will be back on here now and love the this taco forum.
    (sold my 09 taco access cab for an outback because of a baby on the way)
    Thank you to all.
     
  2. Sep 14, 2010 at 12:16 AM
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    THXEY

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    dude...... :pray:
     
  3. Sep 14, 2010 at 12:17 AM
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    tacoma92

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    :(Sorry to hear. Ill be praying for u and ur family
     
  4. Sep 14, 2010 at 12:18 AM
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    RelentlessFab

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    Wow! Sorry to hear! Good luck to you and your family in the coming weeks dealing with your loss. :(
     
  5. Sep 14, 2010 at 12:23 AM
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    akwagon

    akwagon [OP] Alaska Dude

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    Thank you. As I have come to learn, he wanted it all easy for my mom incase something happened. So joint everything. But come to find out it takes hours of phone time and paper work per account to get it all sorted out. A pain in the butt.
    This has been amazingly rough on my family. I have heard though that if you know they are going to pass (sick for a few months or something) that you are still never ready for a loved one to go. Still think that has to be easier then this
     
  6. Sep 14, 2010 at 12:23 AM
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    07trd4x4

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  7. Sep 14, 2010 at 5:11 AM
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    Yet again shown that life isn't fair. You know he's waiting for you and watching over you now!! Condolences to you and the rest of your family.
     
  8. Sep 14, 2010 at 5:15 AM
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    badguybuster

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    Its always the good ones who go first. Prayers to you and yours.
     
  9. Sep 14, 2010 at 5:15 AM
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    iSTIZO99

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    Really sorry to hear for your loss. Best of luck to you and yours during this tough time. :pray:
     
  10. Sep 14, 2010 at 5:22 AM
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    T@co_Pr3runn3r

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    Sorry for your loss. Had same type thing happen in 1996. My dad was 63.
     
  11. Sep 14, 2010 at 5:25 AM
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    ummm yeah
    My condolences.........
     
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    David Tarantino

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    Prayers sent i am sorry :pray:
     
  13. Sep 14, 2010 at 5:42 AM
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    ImpulseRed008

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    So sorry to hear this. Condolences to your family.
     
  14. Sep 14, 2010 at 5:50 AM
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    Simon's Mom

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    :pray: Deepest sympathies to your family!
     
  15. Sep 14, 2010 at 5:51 AM
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    :sorry:
    Welcome back to TW but I wish it was under different circumstances.
     
  16. Sep 14, 2010 at 5:53 AM
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    Best wishes. :(
     
  17. Sep 14, 2010 at 6:07 AM
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    I'm sorry for your loss. It sounds like he was a good person who enjoyed spending time with you guys. I wish you and your family the best through this hard time.
     
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    Paul's TRD

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    So sorry to hear. I lost my father about 1 1/2 years ago and it too was all of a sudden. I'm still having a hard time accepting he's gone. I loved him very much.
     
  19. Sep 14, 2010 at 7:32 AM
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    chris4x4

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    Prayer sent :(
     
  20. Sep 14, 2010 at 7:40 AM
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    Praying for you and yours! Sorry to hear man..
     
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