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West family

Post by prchrman » Sun Jun 24, 2012 5:19 pm

finally after four years we were able to get them to the gravesite...what an expereinece!
this is why we do it...we made thier decade!
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they aslo donated $70...i think it should be used to build a split rail fence around the site
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Re: West family

Post by Bev » Sun Jun 24, 2012 6:40 pm

Very nice family, and they seemed very excited!

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Re: West family

Post by Becki » Sun Jun 24, 2012 9:51 pm

They all seemed so happy to be there. I am glad we were able to come up and help get them there!
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Re: West family

Post by J-rod » Sun Jun 24, 2012 9:55 pm

this is what makes it great! it was the experience of a lifetime for them and answered a lot of questions they had. Seeing the joy in those people gave me a sense of pride to be associated with the group that made this happen.

Chris - you were the driving force in this. I assure you we will not let you down when you move. We will continue to upkeep these cemeteries. Thanks for being such a great example!

I really hope they bring the uncle who didnt believe back down to see for himself!

The West Family got the experience of a lifetime today. There was someone in from Columbia, a couple from Arizona I believe. and all over the country.
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Re: West family

Post by Becki » Sun Jun 24, 2012 9:58 pm

The one younger guy that rode with me was from Costa Rica. Others were from Michigan, Illinois, and the guy from Arizona.
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Re: West family

Post by prchrman » Sun Jun 24, 2012 10:05 pm

i beleive you jared, i leave it in capable hands, if it gets in the paper let me know
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Re: West family

Post by J-rod » Sun Jun 24, 2012 10:10 pm

I will send you a copy if it does
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Re: West family

Post by smccollamjr » Sun Jun 24, 2012 10:19 pm

I agree with using the money to build a decent fence around it. I would go so far as to suggest setting the posts in quickcrete to make it a little harder for someone to tear up.
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Re: West family

Post by prchrman » Sun Jun 24, 2012 10:38 pm

good idea steve
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Re: West family

Post by thamric » Tue Jun 26, 2012 5:30 pm

Great job guys :like:
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Re: West family

Post by RAMaJEEP » Tue Jun 26, 2012 5:38 pm

thamric wrote:Great job guys :like:

x2 If the club decides to build a fence around the gravesite. I can cut some locust posts
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Re: West family

Post by EricsGreen98Tj » Tue Jun 26, 2012 8:47 pm

Hey my cousin owns a split rail mill in Belington. If you guys figure out what your going to need, I can ask him if he will do a discount for a good cause deal. I'm making no promises that he will but it cant hurt to ask...

let me know how many posts and rails your going to need and what type of wood you want. The plain or treated poplar, pine, or locust..
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Re: West family

Post by tupton » Tue Jun 26, 2012 9:25 pm

I agree with the above.

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Re: West family

Post by RAMaJEEP » Tue Jun 26, 2012 9:45 pm

Is there anyway someone can give us a short story about the gravesite.
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Re: West family

Post by prchrman » Tue Jun 26, 2012 10:05 pm

Maj John west...died nov 1837
served as a drummer boy in revolutionary war and was stationed at norfolk durin the war of 1812
his father owned land and is thought to be burried at white day creek in marion county
it was told to the family tha t Maj hjohn west was buried at sea. this site proved that theory wrong'
one family member had spent 25 years looking fo the gravesite
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