My Father, Bill Powell has passed...

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  1. Ramjet38

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    That's sad. Prayers for your Dad Eric.
     
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    Sorry to hear this news, prayers and good thoughts your way.
     
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    Prayers sent... a true storyteller is a very important person, good ones have a way of not just reciting the past, but weaving it in and out of the current and even touching the future. Listening (or reading) to them forms a connection and takes the story to more of a shared memory for everyone listening. When Bill Powell wrote stories... I read them like I was there. I was given the experience and allowed to make it MY memory. A rare talent. I wish him well and hope those closest to him continue to share and cherish his memories.
     
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    Sorry to hear this. Prayers for him and your whole family. Great storytellers are a gift to us all.
     
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    I well remember your father and always enjoyed his contributions to the forum.

    Sending thoughts and prayers your way.
     
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    Prayers and well wishes sent!
     
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    Dear Eric,
    Story tellers are wonderful people and Bill was the best. Please let him him know there's a guy down here in the land of Rum and Reggae pulling for him and his family.
    One Love,
    Jamrock
     
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    I am so sorry to hear this. I wish you and he the best. I hope things take a turn for the better, but if it doesn’t, hopefully he can be made comfortable and be able to tell a few more stories.
     
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    Good thoughts and prayers, for your Dad, you, and your family, Eric.
     
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    I'm sorry to hear that. i loved reading his stories. Need to put those in book form someday
     
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    Hang in there and be strong. I lost 3 in a short time, I still am not handling it well
     
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    Praying for him
     
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    Very sorry to hear this Eric. Prayers for strength and comfort.
     
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    Sending prayers for you and your Dad.
     
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    Sorry to hear that Eric. I had been wondering about Bill lately since I hadn’t seen any threads of his in a while. I too enjoyed his stories. I never realized he was your dad.
     
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    Prayers sent my friend.
     
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    Thoughts and prayers for you and your family.
     
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    I enjoyed the stories!