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    Best Obituary Ever

    Reading this guy's obit makes me wish I had known him.

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    Harry Weathersby Stamps, ladies’ man, foodie, natty dresser, and accomplished traveler, died on Saturday, March 9, 2013.
    Harry was locally sourcing his food years before chefs in California starting using cilantro and arugula (both of which he hated). For his signature bacon and tomato sandwich, he procured 100% all white Bunny Bread from Georgia, Blue Plate mayonnaise from New Orleans, Sauer’s black pepper from Virginia, home grown tomatoes from outside Oxford, and Tennessee’s Benton bacon from his bacon-of-the-month subscription. As a point of pride, he purported to remember every meal he had eaten in his 80 years of life.
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    I agree with you, Cidp - that's someone I wish I'd known. That obituary made me smile, he lived a wonderful life. May he rest in peace.




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    Sounds like my kind of guy
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    possible to pick up a turd by the clean end!'

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    "One of his regrets was not seeing his girl, Hillary Clinton, elected President."


    Sounds like he was a real character. Whoever wrote the obituary should be a professional writer. I can't tell what was serious or sarcastic, but I LOL'ed all the way through.
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    Quote Originally Posted by HudsonHawk View Post
    "One of his regrets was not seeing his girl, Hillary Clinton, elected President."
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    If he did see her elected. he would have remembered every meal he barfed up.

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    I suspect he wrote that himself, at least mostly. That was awesome. I hope I can go with some echo of that same sense of style, class, and humor.
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