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May His Memory Be Eternal

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by ikona, Sep 27, 2010.

  1. ikona

    ikona west of pdx Member

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    It is with regret to inform those here that Mark (markw76) passed away this morning. He was a good husband, father, and friend and will be missed by all of us. His voice was a voice of reason that rose above the nonsense that so permeates the current culture of shouting down your opponent. He left behind a devoted wife, two beautiful daughters, and a son-in-law. I find that words do not express the feelings I have, I will sorely miss his friendship, our weekly lunch meetings, and our time at the range. One can always tell the true character of a man not only by how he lives but how he dies. Mark maintained a good attitude even in the end, loving his wife, his children, and his friends. May his memory be eternal.

    "O Master, Lord our God, Who in Thy wisdom hast created man, and didst honor him with Thy Divine image, and place in him the spirit of life, and lead him into this world, bestowing on him the hope of resurrection and life everlasting; and after he had violated Thy commandments, Thou O Gracious lover of mankind, didst descend to the earth that Thou mightest renew again the creation of Thy hands. Therefore we pray Thee, O All-Holy Master give rest to the souls of Thy servant Mark, in a place of brightness, a place of green pasture, a place of repose, and, in that they have sinned in word, or deed or thought forgive them: For Thou art a good God and lovest mankind and unto Thee do we ascribe Glory, together with Thy Father, Who is from everlasting and Thine All-Holy and good, and ever giving Spirit, now, and ever, and unto ages of ages. Amen."
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  2. coctailer

    coctailer Portland, OR/Hastings, MI/Vancouver,WA I run with scissors.

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    WOW, that is sad.:(
     
  3. Trlsmn

    Trlsmn In Utero (Portland) Well-Known Member

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    I'm sorry to hear this, my condolences.
     
  4. RockKrawler

    RockKrawler Gresham Member

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    My condolences to his family.
    RK
     
  5. TapRackNGo

    TapRackNGo PNW Well-Known Member

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    Sorry to hear this. My condolences
     
  6. Trlsmn

    Trlsmn In Utero (Portland) Well-Known Member

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  7. orygun

    orygun West Linn Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    I'm very sorry to hear of his passing. My condolences to his family and friends.
     
  8. Karma

    Karma the woods in Oregon Active Member

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    My condolences to anyone who suffered this loss.
     
  9. numbnutz

    numbnutz molalla Active Member

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    So sorry for the family's great loss. May Mark rest in peace.
     
  10. Doubletap

    Doubletap Newberg Well-Known Member

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    My thoughts and prayers for those who loved him.. I didn't know him..but I feel a good man has gone home...
     
  11. Trlsmn

    Trlsmn In Utero (Portland) Well-Known Member

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  12. PinkhamR

    PinkhamR Altus, Oklahoma MSgt, USAF (Retired)-FFL Lifetime Supporter

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    Godspeed Mark .......