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Wow, this is bad enough of a situation without some crap like that. Praying for you and your family.
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Praying for you guys.
Sorry to hear this my friend. Continuing to pray for him and for you and your family. Hope your sister gets things resolved. God Bless.
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Now my sister has given me word that the doctor didn't expect my dad to make it through last night.
The hospice nurse will be in at noon. I guess I'm officially on standby.
Stay tough, my friend. Remember the good times.
Hang in there, polirules.
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I went down to see him after work. He's a shell. Last month, I saw him and it was the worst condition I had ever seen him in.
Two weeks ago I saw him again and he was ten times worse than last month.
Today he is ten times worse than two weeks ago. I hate this.
Continued prayers for you my brother.
My thoughts and prayers are out there for you man.
This post was edited by orangeasylum 17 months ago
Another day or two is all he has from what I'm told. Family has been coming in from all over to see him and say goodbye.
He left us an hour ago. Thank you for the kind words, prayers, and thoughts.
You have my deepest sympathy. May God bless you and your family with comfort and strength.
Will continue to pray for comfort as you lay him to rest. He is free now.
My deepest sympathies and continued prayers for you and your family.
Prayers for you and your family.
So sorry for your loss poli. Thoughts and prayers will continue my friend . . .
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So sorry for your loss. Saw an early post mentioning to be strong. You don't need to be strong. Allow yourself to grieve. Cry like a baby. It's good for you. Grief counselors suggest writing a letter to the one who died and just tell him things you have told him before or things you wanted him to know. Wishing he could have enjoyed your new house, whatever you want to tell him. It won't be easy. It will be cleansing. You could even do this for your birth dad. May you be comforted at this time. You are in my prayers
Sorry for your loss, polirules. We're thinking about you.
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I missed this update yesterday. I realize words are mostly lacking in comfort right now, but this message board is more like an extended family than anything else. We are here for you if there is anything we can do.
I hope you find a way through this maze of grief and sadness quickly. And remember your father in better times.
so sorry for your loss poli..thanks for sharing..god bless you and your family .
I tremendously appreciate all of the kind words, thoughts, and prayers.
I was asked last night to speak on behalf of the family. I thoroughly enjoyed telling some of my day's stories. It was nice to see some smiles as they connected to stories they had heard before.
It was also nice to see two people I wouldn't have expected. One was probably the most challenging parent I have ever had in youth football, but she and her son came out to pay their respects. The other was a young man that I went to high school with. I've only personally interacted with him once since high school, that was at our reunion a few years ago. He saw the information on Facebook in regards to my dad and came. He came and sat through visitation and the service. I am floored that people I didn't have much interaction with or much respect for came out to support me and my family.
It's cause for reflection, that's for sure.
We are off for a small town in northern Arkansas in a few hours (Success). That's where his wife's family is buried. She had a receipt with his signature on it for two plots there so I have no qualms about it. My family will be placing a memorial stone alongside my mom's resting place.
Afterward, my wife and I will drive to Jonesboro to show off the baby to some family that haven't had a chance to see him.
Again, thanks for letting me vent. I finally got a decent cry in last night. Someone's gonna have to catch me up on the Tennessee win over Kentucky and what this Harlem shake is all about tomorrow.
This post was edited by polirules 17 months ago
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