Thursday, March 10, 2011

things I didn't know about Grandpa

I learned so new things about my Grandpa, Tom Mounts, while I was in Carnation for his funeral. I learned that he is survived by his sister, Mary June. I learned that his father died when he was 12. That he quit school at the age of 14 to provide for his mother and 2 sisters. I learned that he was born in Colorado. That he worked as a miner. That he would often bring home the less fortunate, feed, clothe them if necessary, give them all his spare money and drop them off with a bag of food to aid them on their way. I learned that he ran a mechanic shop.
There are many things that I did know already. Grandpa was a great man who practiced what he taught especially charity. I love him greatly and will miss our little visits.


Jill said...

He sounds like a great man. No wonder you are the way you are!

Nicole said...

I agree with your friend Jill. Your Grandpa sounds like he was a wonderful man! I am sorry for your loss, let me know if there is anything we can do for you.