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Ronald Kelly
05-07-2012, 03:54 PM
After suffering from Alzheimer's for several years, my father passed away last night. Please keep me and my family in your thoughts and prayers. I'm having a difficult time this morning...

bookworm 1
05-07-2012, 03:57 PM
So sorry for your loss.I will keep you and your whole family in my thoughts and prayers.

Martin
05-07-2012, 04:03 PM
My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

rjmyers
05-07-2012, 04:09 PM
You will be in my prayers as well Ron. God bless.

Ben Staad
05-07-2012, 04:53 PM
I'm very sorry for your loss. You and your family will be in my thoughts.

RJK1981
05-07-2012, 04:55 PM
Will definitely keep you and your family in my thoughts and prayers

frik51
05-07-2012, 05:00 PM
Ron, I am sorry. Thinking of you - and having you and your family in my prayers.

God bless,

Siep

srboone
05-07-2012, 06:31 PM
God bless you and your family, Ron. Thoughts and prayers to you and yours.

TerryE
05-07-2012, 07:51 PM
Ron, so sorry to hear about your loss. We'll keep you and yours in our hearts and prayers. Best.

peteOcha
05-07-2012, 08:39 PM
Very sorry to hear about your loss Ron! Hang in there and all the best to you and your family!

Ronald Kelly
05-07-2012, 10:39 PM
Thanks so much, my friends. I appreciate your kindness.

Hedda Gabler
05-08-2012, 04:18 AM
You don't know me from a hole in the wall, but I am so very sorry. Losing someone you love is painful and surreal. I send you and your family prayers and strength to get through the days ahead.

Randy D. Rubin
05-08-2012, 02:29 PM
So very sorry for you and your family's tragic loss, Ron. My prayers are for you. Randy D.

Ronald Kelly
05-08-2012, 03:11 PM
Thank you, Hedda and Randy. Your kind words are much appreciated.

For those out there waiting on auction books and copies of Beneath the Bed to be shipped, I'll get back to it next week. This week has been a total bust as far as getting anything done is concerned. Things have been incredibly stressful the past few days. To make a long story short, my step-mother converted to Mormonish when my father was first diagonosed with Alzheimers and the normal events of visitation/funeral/burial aren't going the usual route that most Southern mournings take place. She's even threatening to cremate him and have no service at all, which would deny me closure (she and I don't get along to the barn and back). It's frustrating and depressing at the same time. Sorry for burdening y'all with my problems. :(

Martin
05-08-2012, 03:22 PM
Ron, I am one of the ones waiting for Beneath the Bed and do not worry about that. Take care of your family and yourself first. Our packages can wait.

Ron K
05-08-2012, 04:52 PM
Ron,

I lost my father unexpectedly last September. In some ways, my family is still working through the grief. I pray that God finds you all where you are and provides you comfort and clarity during this very difficult time.

Ron K

Ronald Kelly
05-08-2012, 06:33 PM
Thanks for your support, guys. It's really a blessing.

Hedda Gabler
05-10-2012, 11:02 PM
*sigh*, I just wanted to say to you that no matter what hateful thing your step-whatever (I don't want to call her a mother as that is a term of endearment) chooses to do without your input and opinion (which is totally disrespectful to you and your father), do not stoop to her level of ignorance or obnoxious selfishness.

I'm sorry if I overstep a boundary by saying this, but losing someone is a vulnerable and fragile time for kids and they need love and understanding and respect and they need to be listened to. I don't care if that kid is a grown man with a family of his own. For your peace, take the high road and know that your dad is always with you no matter what.