A Thanksgiving that I will never forget!

Sonnie

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I was awakened by a phone call from Teresa Sanders on Thanksgiving morning to tell me that her husband and my best friend Darrin Sanders, died in his sleep overnight at a mere 59 years of age. We had just seen him the night before at Bible class. A man in very good health, or so we thought. Normally we all go out and eat after class, but that night he had several of his grandchildren with him and they were going coon hunting. I know he spent his last awakening hours doing something he loved... being with his grandchildren and seeing them having fun and being happy.

This is just what Darrin would want though... to die in his sleep, and to ruin everyone's Thanksgiving... that crazy rascal... he sure did it... and the day before my birthday, of all things... he did it right no doubt.

What a great friend and brother in the Lord he was... he would do anything for anyone. He will be missed in so many ways.
 
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Our prayers and Condolences to his family.

You will always have your memories so cherish those memories for years to come.
 

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I'm sorry to hear of your loss Sonnie! I've lost two friends in the last year and know how hard it can be.
 

Sonnie

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Intel NUC w/ Roon ROCK
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miniDSP SHD (Two-Channel Music Only)
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Panasonic UB9000 4K UHD Player (for media discs)
Front Speakers
MartinLogan Renaissance ESL 15A
Center Channel Speaker
MartinLogan Focus C-18
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MartinLogan EFX Surrounds
Surround Back Speakers
MartinLogan ElectroMotion ESL
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MartinLogan EM-IC
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MartinLogan EM-IC
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I'm sorry to hear of your loss Sonnie! I've lost two friends in the last year and know how hard it can be.
You know this is all very similar to getting old.
 

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