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Very SadNews

Post by UPSMAN » Thu Aug 08, 2019 9:09 am

As most of you know, there was a charity fundraiser on this forum for my grandson, Greyson. You also know that I drew the winning ticket at Boofest 2019. The winner was, Don Brown, (PublicLandHunter1) of Poplar Bluff, Missouri. I called Don to inform him of his win and to thank him for supporting my grandson. He was very excited to win the bow. He was also very interested to know about Greyson’s condition. We had a very nice chat.

One day last week I sent Don a text message to be sure that Boo and Danny Miller had sent him his prize. I didn’t get a response and figured that he was just busy with life and work. Today, as I was preparing to leave home for work at 2:30 a. m. I had a text message on my phone from Don’s wife. This is what it said. “ Hi, Dennis, this is Don’s wife. Yes ,he did receive the crossbow and he was very excited to get it. Unfortunately, Don suffered a heart attack last week and was rushed to the hospital in St Louis. There was nothing that the doctors could do for him. After several days on life support I granted Don his wishes and had the machine turned off. Don was an organ donor and wanted his organs donated to help others.”

I want all of you to know that I’m crying uncontrollably while typing this. I can’t even begin to express my feelings about this. Don Brown was only 45 years old. He was also a nurse and dedicated his life to helping others. I can tell all of you that I will never look at my grandson again without thinking of Don Brown. I will think of him often, as I sit with my Excalibur in a tree stand. I ask each of you to say a prayer for Don’s family.
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Post by catclr » Thu Aug 08, 2019 9:17 am

Sorry to hears this news. Prayers for his family.
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Post by xcaliber » Thu Aug 08, 2019 9:20 am

So sad. Praying for him, and his family.
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Post by janesy » Thu Aug 08, 2019 9:45 am

That's terrible news, way way too young. Condolences to his family .
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Post by Bcxbow » Thu Aug 08, 2019 10:06 am

Condolences and prayers for his family.

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Post by Carnivorous » Thu Aug 08, 2019 10:14 am

Very sad indeed. My condolences to the family.
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Post by Deaf jeff » Thu Aug 08, 2019 10:22 am

my condolences and prayers sent

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Post by bigbowman » Thu Aug 08, 2019 10:25 am

Sympathies for his family and prayers to help them through their trying times.
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Post by nchunterkw » Thu Aug 08, 2019 11:55 am

Wow. My prayers are with the family.
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Post by VixChix » Thu Aug 08, 2019 12:07 pm

What very sad news! We will certainly remember his family in our prayers.
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Post by xpert1111 » Thu Aug 08, 2019 12:36 pm

OMG! sincere condolences

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Post by amythntr » Thu Aug 08, 2019 2:04 pm is way too short! Each day is precious and God given... my prayers and thoughts to Don’s family.... may they have peace during this sad and tough time.... may they feel comfort each day in the future!

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Post by Riflemanz » Thu Aug 08, 2019 2:17 pm

That is very sad news. Prayers sent.
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Post by Stepnoutnb » Thu Aug 08, 2019 3:51 pm

Heart wrenching news. I will be keeping them in my prayers. This emphasis why we should never forget to tell our loved ones how much we appreciate and love them.


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Re: Very SadNews

Post by Twignstring » Thu Aug 08, 2019 4:15 pm

This is very sad indeed.
My condolences to his family.

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