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Every few years, the Olympic Games return to thrill us with pageantry and drama, intense competition, and moving personal stories. Whether celebrating victory or suffering agonizing defeat, Olympians inspire us with their passion and dedication. This memorial site was created to remember athletes, coaches and others with the Olympic spirit who strived to go "Faster, Higher, Stronger."

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Remembering the life, death and legacy of Olympian Samuel Mings Jr.

Samuel "Bo" Joseph Mings Jr. COLLEYVILLE--Samuel "Bo" Joseph Mings Jr. went to Heaven on Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, after a brave battle against cancer. SERVICE: 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 19, Gateway Church - North Fort Worth Campus, 4209 Basswood Blvd. Interment: Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Park, Colleyville. Bo was born Feb. 2, 1968, to Samuel and Sharon Mings Sr. of Hurst, Texas, USA. He and his father answered the call to begin Lay Witnesses for Christ International, where he...
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