Wednesday, November 28, 2007

Albert Griffiths: One Year Memorial

Today is one year since Albert Griffiths passed away after being struck by a car while crossing a street and spending 25 days in hospital. He was a great father to Natasha, and I appreciate even the short time I knew him.

One year has come and gone, and we look back to remember his life and how he touched each of us. Victor, Natasha's eldest brother, found a poem which is being printed in a local newspaper, and we wanted it here as well:

God saw you getting tired
And a cure was not to be
So he put his arms around you
And whispered, "come to me"

A golden heart stopped beating,
Hard working hands at rest
He broke our hearts
To prove to us
He only takes the best

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6 Smart Remarks:

Anonymous Terrill&Stephanie said...

Our prayers and thoughts are with the Griffith family today as they look back to this day...a year ago.

Indeed he was a special man, and we are strengthened by knowing that we will see him again someday!

5:48 AM  
Anonymous Natasha said...

I miss you Dad...

8:29 AM  
Anonymous Ed & Ruth Hoyer said...

We have many fond memories of the short time we spent with Bro. Griffiths. He was a Wonderful Man...generous and kind. The poem is very fitting. Someday we will meet again!

10:14 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Albert Griffiths.
He was my hero for over 40 years.
He had a big kind gentle heart.
He would give his last penny to help his children when they were in need.
He wore his emotions on his face, when he was sad, I was sad, when he was happy I was happy.
And when he was proud of something you did everyone knew it.
He was called many things but I called him DAD,
I miss him very much, Victor

5:13 PM  
Blogger Winer said...

My thoughts are with you and your family today, Natasha. I'm sure he's watching over you, Andrew - and your little one even as we speak.


7:01 PM  
Anonymous Brian & Susanna Holdren said...

The poem is lovely and very true.

Bro. Griffiths was a wonderful person. He had a great personality. Although we didn't know him very long, we miss him, and look forward to meeting him again.

7:27 AM  

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