Passing of A Ford Lover

[ Follow Ups ] [ Post Followup ] [ N Board Forum ] [ FAQ ]

Posted by Dean on September 28, 2017 at 19:11:42 [URL] [DELETE] :

My neighbor across the road passed this past Saturday.

Aside from being a Ford tractor collector he was a good man and a close friend.

He owned a 50 (?) 8N that he bought in 1955 (?), and, after retiring 20+ years ago, collected and restored 6 or 7 other vintage Fords.

He grew up locally, joined the Air Force after high school, and became a flight engineer on a B-29 in Korea.

He flew his missions without incident, aside from a single engine fire, returned home, married his high school sweetheart who had been working for Crosley in Cincinnati while waiting for him to return, raised five very good kids, and sent all of them to college while working as a laborer in a local factory. All of his kids turned out very well.

His wife, a very hard worker at home raising the kids and doing the domestic work, never worked outside of the home after they were married. She passed about three years ago.

I admire him immensely and will miss him.

Dean


Follow Ups:


Post a Followup:
Name   : 
E-Mail : 
Subject: 
Message: To add a single image to your post, click here. To add multiple images to your post, click here. Optional Link URL : http://www.yourwebsite.com Link Title : Website Title Optional Image URL: http://www.myimages.com/mypic.jpg
Enter image characters into the text box.

Press Preview Message button below to proofread message & check if images and/or links are shown before posting message. Press
browser's back button if correction is needed. Press Post Message button on Preview Message page to finalized your post. Thanks!
  
   

[ Follow Ups ] [ Post Followup ] [ N Board Forum ] [ FAQ ]