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Tomato dedication

Village IdiotVillage Idiot Posts: 6,951
I dedicate these tomatoes from my garden to my father in law, Charlie Carey, a WWII combat veteran who died yesterday (on Memorial Day). He was a fine gentleman and an avid gardner. He would have been proud of my tomatoes. RIP, sir.
Sorry for the O.T. post.


Dripping Springs, Texas.
Just west of Austintatious


  • SpaightlabsSpaightlabs Posts: 970
    A fine tribute. At ease Mr. Carey, and Godspeed.
    Centennial, CO
    Unless I'm hunting, then Lord knows where.
  • Mattman3969Mattman3969 Posts: 5,841
    Sorry to hear about your FIL, VI. The tomatoes do look amazing!!


    2008 -Large BGE. 2013- Small BGE and 2015 - Mini. Henderson, Ky.
  • AviatorAviator Posts: 1,550

    I am with you.

    Those are nice toms and am sure, as an avid gardener, he will be very pleased.


    LTC. US Army.


    Large and Small BGE, and a baby black Kub.

    And all the toys to make me look like a Gizmo Chef.


    Chattanooga, TN.


  • Fred19FlintstoneFred19Flintstone Posts: 5,990
    That looks like a crop any gardener would be proud of.  I'm sorry for your loss VI.


    Flint, Michigan.  If the lead bullets don't kill you, the leaded water will.

  • ChubbsChubbs Posts: 6,169
    So sorry to hear that VI. May he RIP. I am glad you got some tomatoes already- wish they were dedicated to something else though. In our thoughts bud.
    Columbia, SC --- LBGE 2011 -- MINI BGE 2013
  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 27,885
    Gary, sorry for yours and Pam's loss. I had to pull all my plants inside this past weekend due to killing frosts


    Caledon, ON


  • nice sentiment, Gary. I'm sure he would have appreciated that. 

  • hapsterhapster Posts: 7,289
    Sorry for your family's loss Gary... I'm sure he would have liked the dedication.
  • HolepuncherHolepuncher Posts: 291
    Sorry, for your loss, another hero gone.
    Hendersonville, TN.
  • ChokeOnSmokeChokeOnSmoke Posts: 1,815
    Nice tribute, VI.
    Packerland, Wisconsin

  • rtt121rtt121 Posts: 652
    edited May 2013
    RIP Mr. Carey and thank you for your service.   Sorry for the loss for you and yours VI.

    Those are some tomatoes to be proud of.
    Medium, and XL eggs in Galloway NJ.  Just outside of Atlantic City.  
  • travisstricktravisstrick Posts: 4,876
    Very nice, Gary. Beautiful tribute.
    Be careful, man! I've got a beverage here.
  • lousubcaplousubcap Posts: 8,230

    Well said and a life well-lived I am sure.  Tom Brokaw had it right! 

    Louisville;  L & S BGEs 
    Pit Barrel Cooker
  • May your dad join the other fine members of that generation and be proud of his legacy...A legacy of which you are a part.

    Godspeed Charlie, say hello Bill for me in Heaven.

  • cazzycazzy Posts: 8,705
    edited May 2013
    Very nice Gary. I'm positive he would have been proud of those beautiful tomatoes!

    Sorry for your families loss. RIP Charlie Carey...
    Just a hack that makes some $hitty BBQ....
  • Spring HenSpring Hen Posts: 1,494
    Fine crop.  Give Pam a hug for hurts to lose your dad.
  • GA_DawgsGA_Dawgs Posts: 273
    I'm sorry for your family's loss. His service will never be forgotten.
  • Austin  EggheadAustin Egghead Posts: 3,412
    Beautiful crop, wonderful dedication. Prayer winging it way to heaven for your veteran who has won his last battle. Hugs and kisses to you and Pam on your loss. The hurt will soon be replaced by wonderful memories.
    Large, small and mini SW Austin
  • TjcoleyTjcoley Posts: 3,453
    Sorry for your loss. May he rest in peace. Thoughts and prayers are with you and the family.
    It's not a science, it's an art. And it's flawed.
    - Camp Hill, PA
  • SmokinDAWG82SmokinDAWG82 Posts: 1,704
    Sorry for your loss VI, I'm sure he would be proud. You will carry this tribute for years to come
    Go Dawgs! - Marietta, GA
  • GriffinGriffin Posts: 7,308
    Sorry for your loss Gary, a touching tribute that I'm sure he would have been proud of.

    Richardson, Texas

    Griffin's Grub or you can find me on Facebook

    The Supreme Potentate, Sovereign Commander and Sultan of Wings


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