My big brother

April 1957 ~ March 2009

My dearest brother as I sit here this morning watching the sun come up and listening to the birds sing all I can think of is you are sitting in God's garden right now talking up a storm, telling everyone all about your beautiful wife, children and grand babies.

You are surrounded by all of those that loved you and were waiting for you to come home.

I know I've told you at least a million times how much I love you but did you know you were my friend? Did you know that I treasured you, that even though you drove me crazy in true big brother fashion that I thought you hung the moon and the stars ?

Yes you knew, you knew everything.. that's what made you the best big brother ever.

May the Lord make your love increase and overflow.
1 Thessalonians 3:12

No truer words ...
your love was always true, strong and steady. Overflowing and increasing everyday.
When I look into the faces of your children, when I hold those beautiful grands I feel your love.

We miss you, so stay close bubba ..

Devereaux and I will take care of daddy, momma, Debbie and the kids you just remember to give Cricket a poke every now and then.

Thank you for being my brother, thank you for teaching me how to love unconditionally,
thank you for being you.

With all my heart & soul I love you, your little sister, Cherry


  1. Oh Cherry I am so sorry. Brothers are special.

  2. Cherry, I'm so sorry to hear about your brother. What a nice tribute to him that was - wiping the tears from my face.

  3. Dear Cherry, How amazingly heartfelt to read your words and your neice's wonderful poem. From the photo, we can definitely see how much fun your brother was. I'm so sorry for your loss...I'm going to call my brothers and sister now. God Bless,

  4. I'm so sorry about your family's huge huge loss. What a wonderful tribute you made for him and its so nice to see such a loving family.

  5. God be with you and your family. I can feal the love you have and your stregnth. Find peace my friend and joy in the love you know to be true and forever.

  6. I know how you feel. I'm sending strength your way and a time of healing. I lost my little brother to brain cancer a few years back. I promise you will never forget how close you are to your brother. It won't go away. You'll feel his love every day. He lives on inside all of you. You'll learn to cope but you will never ever forget the sweet memories. I promise. He'll be with you all forever.

  7. I'm so sorry to hear about the loss of your brother. He sounds like a great man.

  8. I am so sorry for your loss. Cancer is such a DREADFUL disease. I have lost 2 people I loved dearly to cancer in the past month. God Bless you and your family

  9. Cherry, I'm so sorry to learn of the loss of your brother. My heart goes out to you and your entire family.

  10. I just read this post and it made my eyes swell with tears. The picture you chose gives me a glimps of what a true character that boy was. ((hug)) so sorry for your loss Cherry girl.



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hugs, Cherry

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