My turn I guess

Discussion in 'Prayer and Religion' started by mr4pt, Jul 31, 2020.

  1. mr4pt

    mr4pt Well-Known Member Supporting Member

    My Uncle Joe

    The manliest man I have ever known. Retired from Dallas police dept after 30 years. One of the best outdoorsman, tough as a boot but the most gentle, kind uncle a kid could have.

    He had a major stroke 3 years ago while loading a deer in his sxs. It was one that most do not recover from. The dr told my aunt she had to make the call to pull the plug and she could not. A week later he left the hospital and lived a semi-normal life until tonight....

    Tonight, the 77 year old he-man, grandfather, husband, Baptist deacon, put a 357 to his ear and pulled the trigger.

    I’m not too good at asking for favors but my aunt Sandra and cousin Alicia needs all the prayers that y’all can give.

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  2. fullcredit

    fullcredit Super Moderator Staff Member Sponsor

    So sad to hear. The family will be in my prayers.
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  3. orangefeetdown

    orangefeetdown Well-Known Member

    Man. I don’t even really know what to say. That’s awful to hear. Will pray for them, and you as well.
  4. R6mm

    R6mm Well-Known Member

    N. Texas
    Sorry to hear this news, will be praying for the family.

    4 did your daughter's surgery go?
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  5. sparkie

    sparkie Well-Known Member Supporting Member

    Prayers sent. GOD Bless you all.
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  6. deer14

    deer14 Well-Known Member

    Sorry . Prayers . Life's experiences take a heavy toll . A lot of good people in law enforcement carry burdens from what the job has done ta em .
  7. Onetrakd

    Onetrakd Well-Known Member

    Such sadness to even read that much less to have known the man.

    Prayers sent for you and your family.
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  8. DonniePowell

    DonniePowell Well-Known Member

    Your family has our prayers.
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  9. JR1

    JR1 Well-Known Member Supporting Member

    Stopped and already prayed for all of you.

    I HATE suicide. I hate it as much as I hate anything. That poor wife is going to live out her days with too many unanswered questions and that isn't right.

    Will continue lifting all of you up.
  10. mr4pt

    mr4pt Well-Known Member Supporting Member

    I’m not sure she has even scheduled it yet
  11. mr4pt

    mr4pt Well-Known Member Supporting Member

    Thank you and you are right, she is an unbelievable woman who deserves better.

    I’m fighting the emotions. I really looked up to this man so I hate that I’m feeling like his great life is now reduced to one cowardice act
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  12. JB Weld

    JB Weld Well-Known Member Supporting Member

    I am praying for you all friend.
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  13. bullcreekboy

    bullcreekboy Well-Known Member

    Dang that is awful! Prayers for you and your family mr4pt.
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  14. Allenn

    Allenn Well-Known Member Supporting Member

    Praying for y’all 4point that’s tough for sure. Not to side track this, but sometimes I think meds have side affects that most still truly don’t know. They will be in my prayers.
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  15. John Stiles

    John Stiles Ultimate Member 2007 Team Turkey Contest Winner

    I will certainly pray for you all, and for his soul that suffered and the pain became to much! I for one know it wasnt a “cowardly” act, it it was I’d have been dead maybe 20 times already! There are times I wake up at night with scriptures and songs going in my mind, and other tilmes that are so terrible I cant mention them here! I have even prayed for my own death providing that it would please God if I went on to hell! One night...the night I was saved from death and hell; I was ready to sacrifice my life to save a young unwed mother from abuse by a huge hulking thug that was all over her in a bar in Camden Arkansas! When I stepped in between with the big end of a cue stick, and stared into his eyes....everything went into slow motion; and then he was gone! I had know this thug would likely kill me....but it didnt happen! The next day I found myself on my knees appologizing to my wife for leaving her and my kids, and have remained here ever since! Keep your precious memories of your uncle, and dont let the evil of hate live in any part of you ever! God help you all get through this terrible thing. Amen!
  16. Hogbreath

    Hogbreath Well-Known Member

    I'd figure you are right. I've been given medicine with instructions, take this and see what it does. I'd rather take medicine that the doctor knows what it is going to do. I'm going thru a round now, where I think I'm more of a customer than a patient.

    And very sorry to hear of mr4pt.s' uncle, prayers and thoughts for all of the family.
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  17. Mountain Oyster

    Mountain Oyster Well-Known Member

    Prayer sent. Just terrible, so sorry.
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  18. Mountain Oyster

    Mountain Oyster Well-Known Member

    Prayer sent. Just terrible, so sorry.
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  19. Quack addict

    Quack addict Well-Known Member Supporting Member

    Man my heart hurts for you brother, prayer sent.
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  20. Triple Threat

    Triple Threat Well-Known Member

    So sorry to hear this. God bless your family. Praying
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