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Godspeed My Friend & Fellow Pilot, Steve Shannon

Dyer County, Tennessee I was sitting in my favorite Mexican restaurant here the mountains of Virginia when I got the message from a mutual friend Joe Markham down in Florida. “Steve Shannon died this morning.” Within a minute I had … Continue reading

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All Plumbers Go To Heaven – R.I.P. My Friend, Jim Purvis

Nelson County, Virginia By Tommy Stafford I’d seen Jim Purvis long before I knew Jim Purvis. Around 1999 when visiting Nelson Jim, or JP as I ended up knowing him, would be seated in the old Truslow’s Auto Repair and … Continue reading

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