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I Lost a Friend Today

A note to a friend and everyone in our community.

I lost a friend today, to the BIG C. He was my boss, my supervisor and I am proud to say my friend. He has lived in the Caldwell area now for many years. He just bought a house, finally and gratefully and luckily got a decent paying job that equaled his talents. A veteran he served in the Army. He was a Building Supervisor across the street from my building for a few years and became a Supervisor with my company three years ago. A hard worker and my boss.  He was a proud family man. He has three beautiful, loving and talented young daughters and a loving wife that are now left with a heartbreaking void in their lives. They so deserved to have their father longer than this. He had visions of seeing them graduate school and college and raising his grandkids. God bless them and him. He has given much of his life to his family, our nation and community and I just wanted folks to recognize that he was one of those hard working people out there. My prayers go out to you Clay up there in heaven and  God bless you & your family , if ever they need help I will be there and so will all your friends.

Rest in Peace .

Wayne P.

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Melon head September 02, 2012 at 01:44 AM
How beautiful! I just lost my best friend(34 yrs old with 4 yr old twins ) to brain cancer.. So sad! Prayers fir his family
Vivian Zak September 04, 2012 at 01:41 AM
Wayne, that was so beautiful. I am sure he is smiling from heaven and very touched by your very heartfelt words.
Michele Seugling September 07, 2012 at 12:59 PM
What a nice article. Clay was my building supervisor years ago and he worked very hard to manage multiple tenants, address issues quickly, and maintain the property. I always felt safe knowing he was next door. I'm sorry he didn't have more time with his family. My thoughts are with them.
Wayne Pierson September 08, 2012 at 10:54 PM
Thank You Tara, You may have noticed one of Clays daughters name is Tara. Vivian Thank you too. He had a great smile and a Good heart. Michele you know what I'm talking about. He took his tenants and work seriously I know he went the extra mile.

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