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Ask and remember

Ask and remember Every time I think of you. Ask your friends, they say to remember your kindness, your dimple, and your smile given to everyone you met from a store clerk to the governor. Ask your friends, they say to remember how charitable and optimistic you always were whether winning or in defeat. Ask your friends, they say to remember, how you helped so many yet you didn’t ask for anything in return. Every time I will think of you. Ask your brothers and sister and me, to remember, all the football scrimmages in the yard or basketball half courts or viewing either on tv. Ask your brothers and sister and me, to remember, your consoling words of “get over it” when we were lonely or sad. Ask dad, your brothers and sister, and myself, to remember, all the times you lifted him up, gave him support, and cared about his daily needs. Every time I will think of you. Ask your teachers, they say to remember what a good student you were and how you were awarded to Boy’s State to learn how to govern. Ask your coaches what they say to remember, what an amazing golfer you were, and how you continued to play even after the accident that would have left others unable to walk again. Ask your fraternity brothers, and they say to remember how you were able to plan, set up, and attend a party and still make your grades and graduate. Every time I will think of you. Ask your employees, they say to remember you gave your time and money when anyone didn’t have something to eat, a car to drive, or a place to live. Ask your MDA volunteers, and they say to remember, you shared the spotlight with all that helped any event succeed. Ask your coworkers, they say to remember, you always gave encouragement and said the way to answer the phone is “It is a GREAT day at the Lake of the Ozarks!” Every time I will think of you. Ask your daughter, she will say to remember all of these things because you were her father, our brother, a son, and a friend. Ask your daughter, she will say to remember that you were able to love and care about her the best you knew how. Ask your daughter, she will say to remember how proud you felt because of the woman she had become and her ability to help others as you had done. Every time I will think of you.

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Date: 11/9/2020 11:10:00 AM
A lot of memories there and these last forever.
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