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Samuel E. Hester

Posted by Pete | Posted in News | Posted on 06-12-2010


I am posting this picture of my Dad and Brother again. Dec. 7th is Sam’s birthday. He passed away Dec. 27, 2008.  I don’t have a later picture of him on my computer so this picture is all that is available. Anyway, I always have a perfect picture of him in my heart, so this is for you the reader anyway. I really miss visiting with my brother and going to Alabama to see him from time to time. Anyway, I just wanted to remember him and honor him on this his birthday….I still miss you, Sambo…. (a click on the picture will enlarge it.)

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Happy birthday (if he was still alive) to my dear cousin! I have very early fond memories of Sambo, especially his joking manner and his incessant kidding. I remember when Sam invited me to ride down to Montevallo with him to help him move his newly graduated and soon-to-be wife from her college dorm. I wasn’t much help. I mostly just went along for the ride. They were married shortly afterward, and they moved to Indianapolis where Joyce had a job with Eli Lilly.

I remember his incessant kidding about my fat size, the nicknames that he dreamed concerning me, and his constant kidding about “Vera’s baby”. In a way, I hated him and his kidding, but I always knew that he was always kidding. It was just his way. No one could hate Sambo for anything. Whereever you are, Sambo, Happy birthday!

Well, I know where he is. And I think you do also…Thanks for remembering Sambo with me…

I don’t remember Sambo as young as he appears in this picture. For that matter, I don’t even remember Uncle Web when he was this young looking. This picture must have been made before Sam went into the Navy. I have no memories of him at that stage of his life.

Well, I was thinking of him alot on his birthday. And I miss both of these men greatly. They both had a big influence in my life as you did my dear uncle……….

Thanks, Dan, yes both were very good men. Thanks for the nice comments….Pete

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