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    Quote Originally Posted by rms2 View Post
    This is my first Father's Day without my dad here on earth. Yet I celebrate the great dad he was and is, with the knowledge that I'll see him again someday.

    Anyway, his permanent tombstone is now in place in the veterans' cemetery where he is buried. My dad is buried in a new section of the cemetery, so the landscaping, laying of sod, etc., haven't been finished yet. It should all be nice and green soon.

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    A very nice tombstone!

    May Perpetual Light Shine Down Upon Him. R.I.P.

    I’ve alway loved that style of tombstone. I used to live down the street from the Military Cemetery in St. Augustine and would often walk the grounds there. The marble is beautiful and the fomat is clean and simple and very appealing.

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    love the Celtic cross on it!!

    condolences again Richard, never easy going through the various holidays or special days the first time with out them

    as an aside, what do the letters ATCS mean?

    anyway, it will look wonderful with all the landscaping done

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    Quote Originally Posted by MikeWhalen View Post
    love the Celtic cross on it!!

    condolences again Richard, never easy going through the various holidays or special days the first time with out them

    as an aside, what do the letters ATCS mean?

    anyway, it will look wonderful with all the landscaping done

    Mike
    ATCS is Aviation Electronics Technician Senior Chief Petty Officer (Aviation Technician Chief Senior).

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    My mom went out to my dad's gravesite for his birthday (yesterday) and took this photo. His tombstone looks better, and they planted sod there, so there's green grass.

    Stevens_Richard M. Stevens Sr. tombstone.jpg

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    Here's the tombstone of a relative who's buried in Crawford County, Ohio. I was pretty sure he was a y-line relative before, but back on the 4th of January a 110/111 match with a descendant of his came in and confirmed it.

    Stevens Amos tombstone Crawford Co., Ohio.jpg

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    Today marks exactly one year since my dad passed away. I miss him. It's hard, but that's what life is: hard. I hope to see him again someday.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rms2 View Post
    Today marks exactly one year since my dad passed away. I miss him. It's hard, but that's what life is: hard. I hope to see him again someday.

    Stevens_Richard M. Stevens Sr. tombstone.jpg Stevens_Richard M. Stevens Sr..png
    Eternal Rest Grant Unto Him, O Lord,
    and Let Perpetual Light Shine Down Upon Him.
    May He Rest In Peace.


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    Quote Originally Posted by JMcB View Post
    Eternal Rest Grant Unto Him, O Lord,
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    May He Rest In Peace.


    In the old days, I used to have a M1 Carbine like his.
    I had an M1 Carbine myself, and I'm sorry I sold it. It was a wonderful weapon. Of course, I just used it to shoot empty beer bottles and cans.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rms2 View Post
    I had an M1 Carbine myself, and I'm sorry I sold it. It was a wonderful weapon. Of course, I just used it to shoot empty beer bottles and cans.
    Pretty much the same here. I used mine for target shooting and plinking but eventually sold it and moved onto something else. They were beautiful, light and handy.
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