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Passing of a friend

Postby beaconlight » Sun Sep 09, 2007 7:46 pm

Al Cobb of Waterloo NY died of cancer. Bev and I went to his funeral. Al was 92 year old on Aug 4. He started farming on Long Island in the depression. He goes back to the horse and mule days. I met him Al 1973. He taught me much about animals. Al had 468 Beef and over 100 horses, poneys plus a mule when I first met him. He taught me to ride, drive and disc with a team. wire bales was the theropy that got my left shoulder working after surgery and if no more than that I owe him big time. I last visited Al in January on my way home from the get together in Jims heated shop.
I could go on and on to the point of boring every one. I will miss my very good friend.
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Postby Bigdog » Sun Sep 09, 2007 7:54 pm

Bill, Our sympathies to you and to Al's family. He sounds like a heck of a guy! I can understand why you will miss him.
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Postby JimT » Sun Sep 09, 2007 9:02 pm

Sounds like he was a great teacher and physical therapist. Our thoughts are with you and his family.

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Postby PageRob » Sun Sep 09, 2007 9:05 pm

Sorry to hear about the loss of your friend. Sounds like he was one of those rare types of people anymore. My thoughts are with you.
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Postby ljw » Sun Sep 09, 2007 9:35 pm

Sorry for the loss a friend. Larry
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Postby cub629XX » Tue Sep 11, 2007 7:52 am

Sorry for the lost of your very good freind, our prayers are with you..
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Postby John(videodoc) » Tue Sep 11, 2007 11:23 am

Sorry for the loss a friend
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