It is hard to lose old friends especially those thought so highly of. They are just so very hard to come by. Our thoughts go out to the whole family.
Sam and Linda Simmons
“Donald, Jim, and Donna I am so sorry for your loss of JW. He was a wonderful man and I am so glad I got to know him. He was a sweet man with a gentle soul. You and your families are in my thoughts and prayers.
“Uncle J.W., you were not only my uncle you was like another father. You and aunt peg took care of me when my mom left. You always made sure I had every opportunity that everyone else had. You taught me to "do it right the first time so you don't have to do it again". You always had great advice that I will cherish and live by forever and pass onto my children. You are the reason I work so hard BC you showed me early that hard work will pay off. You and aunt peg were the glue that...
“Dad's are our strength.love them for ever ?
“JW, You where a lot of things to a lot of people, Husband, father, grandfather, friend, teacher, confidant, mentor, leader. Your influence in this world will last for generations, you where stern but a fair man. You never backed down from a fight if it was worth fighting for. You have been a inspiration in my life for the last several years and I am a better person for knowing you. Thank you for having faith and trust in me to be a part of your legacy in the company you help build into what...
“JW, you are not only my friend, an amazing man, inspirational family man, keen businessman, but a mentor.
Thank you for taking the time, years ago, to show me the necessary skills, that I still have today, that have lead me with confidence into tomorrow. I could not have asked for a better individual to “HEP” me along the way.
I am lucky to know you and forever you will be in my heart!
You were more than a grandfather to me, you were a friend. Thank you for always believing and supporting me in all my dreams. I will continue to make you proud. Send Nana my love.
I love you,
“Praying for God to grant all of you peace, comfort and strength in this time great sorrow.
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THOMAS, JW, age 72, passed away January 17, 2014. Born on December 5, 1941, he was a long time resident of Lithia, Florida. In 1976 he and Peggy blended their families and raised their children together. JW was an honest man and a respected businessman. He loved his motor home and his dogs but...Read More