Worried about PinkhamR

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  1. ridurall

    ridurall
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    Randy has been my best friend for years and was the guy that got me started making the 50 BMG bottle openers. He has been getting radiation and chemo treatments for cancer lately and Monday he was suppose to have 7 hours of chemo after the radiation. In stead he ended up in the hospital because he couldn't get enough oxygen and his pulse oxygen was way to low. Yesterday they put him in the ICU on a ventilator. I just got a text from his wife Linda that Randy put his DNR in effect this morning. I just witnessed it last week and never thought it would come to this so quickly. I've been trying to help Randy understand God's gift of Grace for quite some time without being to obnoxious. Perhaps I should have pushed harder because I'm afraid I'm going to lose my best friend and not see him again. I just lost my Father 6 months ago and I'm typing this with tears in my eyes. I've enjoyed Randy's friendship for quite a while and I don't want to lose him. I know I don't post a lot here as I've been pretty busy down here in Oklahoma but I know Randy thinks a lot about this site and many of you have become good friends of his. Pray for him please.

    Ron
     
  2. accessbob

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    praying
     
  3. rufus

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    I had no idea, thanks for the info. My thoughts & prayers are with Randy...
     
  4. jbett98

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    A true standup guy. My best hopes and wishes for him and his family.
     
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  5. trainsktg

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    Distressing news. Hoping and praying for his recovery.

    Keith
     
  6. ZA_Survivalist

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    Prayers sent.
     
  7. ridurall

    ridurall
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    Just got this text from his wife Linda "talked to oncologist, Cancer not spread to brain (just did an MRI) Decided to transport to Oklahoma City for pulminary specialist. But DNR is still in place.
     
  8. BVB

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    thanks for your updates! we ALL hope the best for him and his wife/family! Prayers will be Given!
     
  9. filsonhand

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    I will also be praying for him to find salvation. I lost my best friend 2 years ago to a sudden heart attack he is home with the Lord ;-)
     
  10. Tbucket

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    Prayers sent.
     
  11. F2CMaDMaXX

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    Always sad to learn of these things :( Prayers sent!
     
  12. gunfreak

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    I'm going shooting this weekend and will be sure to fire off a round in the name of PinkhamR:thumbup:
     
  13. beavernation1

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    My prayers are with him and his family.
     
  14. sandman1212

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    Prayers are said for Randy! keep us updated!
     
  15. Dunerunner

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    Knee mail en-route on high from the house of Dune for randy, his family and friends!!
     
  16. Colt Carbine

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    Prayers sent.

    I noticed that he always had extremely fair prices for items he sold here, even when others were asking astronomical prices for the same.
     
  17. spectra

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    Prayers on the way for Randy and his family!

    Randy has always been a stand up guy in my eyes and if he did not have it for sale he knew where to get one:thumbup:
     
  18. drew

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    Everything I've seen here indicates he's a stand up guy. Hoping for the best.
     
  19. Phrank

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    Best wishes for a quick recovery. Thanks for the update.
     
  20. saxon

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    praying for randy and his family and that he can accept what Jesus has already done.
     

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