My dad died on the 13th of this month, and I've been busy with the logistical fallout. Forgive me if the posts are a bit sporadic for a while. This is an excerpt from the eulogy I gave:
"Bud Smith was a gentleman and a gentle man with a quiet strength—dependable and reassuring. He was protective of his family and welcoming to his friends. He loved people—especially elders and children."
And we all loved him.
I'm tremendously blessed to have had such a wonderful father, supportive family, and caring friends. Thanks to all who've done what they could to ease a difficult time.