This book was created in memory of our brother, Jimmy. Our family wanted his nieces and nephews and closest friends to always remember him and know the impact that they had on his life. And for his parents to remember the little boy ...
book was created in memory of our brother, Jimmy. Our family wanted his nieces and nephews and
closest friends to always remember him and know the impact that they had on his
life. And for his parents to remember
the little boy everybody loved and the man he had become. Unfortunately, Jimmy was unable to have this
book published before he left us. He
wanted so much to tell the world about his life experiences and his triumphs
and the love he had for his family. With
help from a very special friend of Jimmy's, it was possible to make part of his
dream stay alive and the following dedication was what she felt Jimmy would
he were here today, Jimmy would dedicate this book to his family; for all of
his parents' love and support throughout his lifetime, without it, he would not
have been the man he grew to be. And to
his brother and sisters, who he loved a little more with each passing day, he
felt his job was to protect each one of you.
To his sister-in-law and brother-in-laws, there was no in-law, he loved
you like you were flesh and blood and treated you with respect. To his nieces and nephews, forever known to
you as "Big Guy," he loved you like you were his own. And to his friends, the times he spent with
you were cherished and remembered on every page of this book. And his love for all of you is in every
word. He wrote this for you not to mourn
his death, but to celebrate his life and all of the years he had with you, the
years that were the greatest gift God could have given to all of you. Fill the emptiness you have in your heart
with the memories he left behind.
never feared death. What he feared most
was what his death would do to his family.
He was a great man whose love for life and for you was so strong that is
what kept him with you for so long. He
had a heart bigger than life itself and a presence to match it.
him, love him, but don't hurt for him".....as his sister told me, "that would not make him happy."