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Old 06-19-2008, 10:22 AM   #461
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I know I'll miss him....
Katie, I wish you all the strength you need and a handful more...

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And so it will be as if all the stars were laughing, when you look at the sky at night . . . You--only you--will have stars that can laugh!"


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Old 06-19-2008, 11:41 AM   #462
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Dear Katie, May the Heavenly Father of us all bless you and your family. Buck was a champion. So are you.
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Old 06-19-2008, 12:04 PM   #463
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Katie, I am so sorry about your loss. Please remember that you have a very supportive families that love you very much. I will continue to keep you in my prayers though this tough time. God bless you and your family.
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Old 06-19-2008, 12:19 PM   #464
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I can't say anything now to comfort you or me........give me time.........I'm just so sorry......
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Old 06-19-2008, 12:22 PM   #465
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Katie;
Many have said that they can't imagine how you feel at this time. I can. My parents, and step-father have all passed from mortality to the other side. Each passing felt like a huge piece of my life was ripped from me. Each one hurt, caused a moment or two of intense anger, great remorse, and even regret at things not said, and not done that should have been.

Watching the passing of a loved one is truamatic, painful, and seems impossible to deal with, and yet, we all must pass from this world eventually. I have strong religeous beliefs and a testimony of a living God who is my Father. I knew when my own family passed from this world that they weren't dead, but changed, and not available for me to see, or hear, or interact with. I also knew then, and know now, that I will be with them again, in time. But it still hurt like crazy.

With time, you too will get past the extreme grief that is in your heart. Buck was a great man, and is probably very sorrowful right now that there is so much sadness in his family. But he is also getting to be with those who passed before him. They are welcoming him, and probably asking for a great recipe or two, and sharing wonderful stories about the past lives they lived, and the new experiences that they will all have.

Be of good cheer, Katie. For the time will come when we are all reunited, and we will rejoice with our brothers and sisters, aunts and uncles, mothers and fathers, and especially, with our husbands and wives. Buck isn't gone. He's just waiting for you to get to where he's at. In the meantime, live life to its fullest. Give of yoruself to others. Immerse yourself into your family. For as you interact with others, especially when you are doing something good for them, it heals you in ways that no other act can do. And it brings you closer to your Heavenly Father, and to your husband. For he gave of himself to you, his children, and to his freinds. Indeed, his wit and charm lifted people he'd never met, save through this forum.

I won't speak of Buck in the past tense, for he isn't gone. He just isn't available to us right now.

Katie, we are all with you. And our prayers are being said for you. I believe every word I just typed, and even more, I know that they are true. Just the same, it is still a hard thing that you bear. We are here to help you bear it.

Be of good cheer my freind. Buck is waiting for your smile.

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Old 06-19-2008, 12:24 PM   #466
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Katie, I'm so sorry. I just don't have the words right now. I'll post later. My love and prayers are with you my friend.
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I can't say anything now to comfort you or me........give me time.........I'm just so sorry......
that is exactly how I feel.

I am so very sorry, Katie.
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Old 06-19-2008, 12:57 PM   #467
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Goodweed said it for everyone. We'll all see Buck again :)
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Old 06-19-2008, 02:06 PM   #468
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I just talked to Katie - Buck passed at 3:10 Central time. She is going to be traveling back to KY as soon as they make all the arrangements. She sounded whipped and in "get it done" mode. She sends all her best and knows that we are all sending our love and prayers.
Thanks kitchenelf, for letting us know! How fast things can happen. Two people who go along so well. Why does it happen this way? Always what I ask and wonder but one day we will all know. If we all lived the way these two people did, I know God will take care of Katie too and give her whatever He knows is necessary. Life is so short and we should remember this when we feel disappointed. I sure don't know why people have to cause one another pain when we could all be gone tomorrow. I am speaking about myself here. I try not to treat anyone with abuse of any kind. I treat people the way my dogs treat me. I always use them as my example in everything. I am praying that Katie has family who will be close and support her with this loss. Too fast! Only time will allow her to accept it.

My prayers continue for Katie and her family.
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Old 06-19-2008, 02:09 PM   #469
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My condolences to Katie and family. This is terrible news, but I know you can make it through.
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Old 06-19-2008, 02:24 PM   #470
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Dear Katie, I so sorry to hear about this. I can't even say a word. i am so sorry ...
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