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A tribute on the passing of a great man

October 6, 2017

A friend of mine and of our community died this week. He was in his early 50s. He died of cancer - a cancer that affects people who smoke or chew, but he had never done either. He just got it.

He has a beautiful wife and three girls. His twin girls have just begun their freshman year at college and the oldest is in her senior year. He was a guy who was a great father, husband, friend, businessman and community supporter.

Although he and his family are successful and wealthy, you would never know it. He was humble and gracious. He ate right and worked out. He lived for his family and didn't deserve to die, but he did. He was a good all-around man. A man we should want to strive to be like in our lives.

I'm not going to tell you who this man is; you can probably figure it out. I am going to tell you that if you met him, your life is better for it. I hope that in the end, I can be as good a man as he was.

Clinton Bunting
Rehoboth Beach

 

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