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  1. Chris Denton
    February 23, 2015 @ 11:00 pm

    I am sad. I miss my Dad

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    • Jody James
      February 24, 2015 @ 2:12 pm

      I am so sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. Your Dad was a true gentleman and I always looked enjoyed visiting with him.
      Jody James

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  2. Michael and darlene
    February 24, 2015 @ 10:05 am

    So sad. To hear…prayers to his family

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  3. Jan Herrick
    February 24, 2015 @ 10:33 am

    Known him since early 70’s!!! Worked with him at VFW Millington for a year!! He was a great man and very personable and when he said something he meant it, U will be sadly missed by family and friends, Nice to have known u Van May u RIP< Jan Herrick

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  4. Sara Bates
    February 24, 2015 @ 10:45 am

    Met Van 2007 at VF. He was an awesome man with a great personality. He would anything his friends ask. He knew the good people and knew the ones who used you. Van you truly will be missed. Prayers to all his family.

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  5. Greg and Renee Stephens
    February 24, 2015 @ 10:50 am

    We are so sorry for your loss. Van always had a smile on his face anytime we saw him. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family during this most difficult time.
    Greg and Renee Stephens

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  6. Greg and Jan Palmer
    February 24, 2015 @ 12:47 pm

    We’ve known Van for over forty years, but unfortunately did not stay in touch after both of our retirements. We are so sorry for your loss and our thoughts and prayers are with your family to comfort you and to remember loving memories of Van to carry you through.

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  7. Don & Mary Dakis
    February 24, 2015 @ 1:00 pm

    We will definitely miss Van’s smiling face, warm hugs and great conversation. His passing is a loss to us all.

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  8. Bob and Helen Kincheloe
    February 25, 2015 @ 12:00 am

    We are sorry to hear of your loss. We will be thinking of you and praying for the family.

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  9. Willis & Lisa Mushrush
    February 25, 2015 @ 9:46 am

    Van embodied the true spirit of being an Elk. If anyone had any kind of issues going on or needed assistance with anything, he was always there to help. Once we had a problem with lawn mowers and were complaining and he showed up at our home the next morning to fix them. While there he also fixed an electrical problem in the house. He did the same for countless others and always volunteered for anything needed at the Lodge. He was a true friend to all who knew him and will deeply missed! Faye, We Love You!

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  10. Al Weisberger
    February 28, 2015 @ 11:24 pm

    so sad to hear the passing of Van. worked with him at Bellsouth and he and I both retired about the same time. Van went on an Elk hunt with me to Walden Colorado one year along with some of his friends. Marty, Kim and I think Mike. another couple of years before that ran into him at truckstop off I40 going Elk hunting. He also came to the RMEF banquet where I was commitee member. I don’t believe we ever met but Van was always alot of fun to be around. he will be sorely missed.

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