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OT - Lifes reminders

Today my mom called and had the unfortunate news that a friend i grew up with was killed in a plane crash in southern Indiana today.  i had to look back and think of as a kid how we always talked aviation me wanting to design it and him wanting to fly it.  tonight i hope you all find your selves well and make sure you take time for those around you.  i know when i get home i am going to hug the family tight and take some time to enjoy them a little more.  if you guys would keep his family in your thoughts and prayers i would appreciate it.  he was 34 with 2 young kids and a wife at home.  i know he loved flying and today he will be missed.  

2 Large Eggs - Madison, AL

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  • lkapigianlkapigian Posts: 4,780
    Peace be with You Your Friend And Families 
    Visalia, Ca
  • So sorry to hear about your friend.  That is tough stuff, especially with the little kiddos.

    I’ve gotten a few calls like that in my life.  I remember them all.  The time we all have is short, every day is a gift.  That’s my take at least.
    "A generation of the unteachable is hanging upon us like a necklace of corpses." - George Orwell 

    "I've made a note never to piss you two off." - Stike

  • Sound like he was doing what he loved, with such a young family, he will be missed more than most of us can even imagine. Always keep those you love close, let them go out and do their thing, but hug the hell out of them when they come home. 
    Delta B.C. - Whiskey and steak, because no good story ever started with someone having a salad!
  • Very sorry to hear. 

    Hard for his friends and even harder for his family. 
  • JstrokeJstroke Posts: 2,296
    My thoughts and prayers go out. Not easy for anyone. 
    Columbus, Ohio--A Gasser filled with Matchlight and an Ugly Drum.
  • Sorry to hear of your loss. Prayers for all involved. At least he went out doing what he loved.
    Marshall in Beautiful Fruit Cove, FL.
    MiniMax 04/17
    Unofficial BGE MiniMax Evangelist
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  • YEMTreyYEMTrey Posts: 6,437
    So sorry to hear this.  So young and leaving a family behind. Tragic.
    Definitely puts things into perspective and reminds us our day to day struggles are nothing.
    XL, Mini Max, and a 22" Blackstone in Cincinnati, Ohio

  • Sorry to hear.    Those phone calls are terrible.    Prayers for your family and his family.
  • ColtsFanColtsFan Posts: 3,184
    Sorry to hear!
    XL BGE, 2-LG BGE, KJ Jr, 36" Blackstone, Ardore Pizza Oven
    Follow me on Instagram @ hoosier_egger
    Bloomington, IN - Hoo Hoo Hoo Hoosiers!
  • sorry to hear man, celebrate the fond memories. 
    Xl bge ,LG bge, two 4' crusher cone fire pits. Weber Genisis gasser and 
    Two rusty Weber kettles. 

    Two Rivers Farm
    Moncure N.C.
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