In honor of my brother...

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  1. pat112755

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    My oldest brother passed this morning. He was a true Wildcat fan. We live almost 1,000 miles apart but talked after every game discussing the good and bad. I just wanted to honor him here. His post game calls will be missed.
     
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    Sorry for your loss man.
     
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    So sorry.Prayers for you and the rest of the family.
     
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    Sorry for your loss.
     
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    Sorry for your loss brother.
     
  6. pat112755

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    My oldest brother passed this morning. He was a true Wildcat fan. We lived almost 1,000 miles apart but talked after every game discussing the good and bad. I will truly miss our post game talks. Even though I look forward to basketball season, I am not looking forward to the silence after the games...
     
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    So sorry for your loss. We are a dysfunctional family here on catpaw, but I enjoy everyone. Thoughts and prayers to you and your family
     
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    Thank you
     
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    Sorry for your loss. He will still be watching
     
  10. pat112755

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    Sorry for the double post. I'm new to this
     
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    He was such a huge fan that he had the UK logo in the center of his wooden deck at his house
     
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    Sorry for your loss, man. I lost my Sister two years ago. I know exactly how you feel. My prayers go out to you and your family.
     
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    Thats a big loss. I'm very sorry. Prayers for you and your family.
     
  14. pat112755

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    We would go play pickup games and even though I was much younger he always made sure he picked me on his team. His friends complained but he told them if I didn't play then he wouldn't either.
     
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    Sorry for the loss. Sounds like you have many great memories with a brother that obviously loved you.
     
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    A lifetime of memories but being selfish I wanted more
     
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    Sorry to hear that buddy. Hang in there. I wish you and your family the best. Hopefully he can catch the games with my Uncle Dave up in heaven.
     
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    Sorry to hear man. Prayers for you and your family
     
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    I don't know why my condolences were taken down. But I truly feel for you and your family and you have my thoughts and prayers
     
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    Sorry for your lost and prayers to your family
     
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    Very sorry for your loss. UK sports builds bonds that are as strong or stronger than anything I've ever come across in life. I used to talk to my grandfather before or after every game we didn't watch together. I still miss seeing and speaking with him about the cats 10 years later. I'll tell you this though, I see you've been a member since 2005 but just started posting, this place can be a trash heap but it can also be very cathartic.
     
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    He sounds like the kind of brother anyone would love to have.
     
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    Sorry for your loss. I too lost a brother a few years back. I would go over to his house and we would watch anything that had to do with UK BB. We even got together for the Oct. beginning tip off..

    GBB
     
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    Ugh...so sorry for your loss
     
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    Lost my older brother 13 years ago, he was only 58, I still miss him, I know how you feel, God Bless.
     
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    Very sorry my man hang in there.
     
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    Sorry to hear. My condolences. Best wishes to you, the family, and all of his friends.
     
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    My thoughts and prayers for you and your family, I hope you remember him with fond and happy stories... I pray that His presence will be felt among all of your family.

    AlohaCat
     
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    Extremely sorry to hear this. I’m very close to my brother as well.

    My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
     
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    God in the name of Jesus, Cast your eyes down upon this family Lord just wrap your arms around them at this time of sadness. God just sens down the comforter and touch them. God just let them feel your love in there time of grieving.
    In Jesus name I pray Amen.
     
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    Sorry man may peace be with you.
     
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    Awesome post, thanks for sharing. Sorry for your loss.

    If there are youngsters in your family, make sure they become Cat fans, and talk UK hoops frequently. Your brother would be proud that you're carrying on traditions that you and him started.
     
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    So sorry, it is never easy to say good bye to a member of your family. I pray for peace and comfort and the promise we can all meet again.
     
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    Sorry for your loss!! This will be a tough time when the games start back up. Remember the good times!!
     
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    Sorry for your lost. Sports triggers memories. My dad was a Yankees fan, so I was a Saint Louis Cardinal fan. He passed on 18 years ago, and I find I pull for the Yankees now every year.
    God keep you guys, man.
     
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    Hang on to those great memories and may they help you find a modicum of peace in your time of loss.
     
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    Sorry to hear of your loss. I pray he and Bret Bearup will walk together through the pearly gates together with their UK hats on.
     
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    Really sorry to hear of your loss, my prayers are with you and your family !
     
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    Sorry for your loss! Praying for God's comfort for your family!
     
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    So sorry. He will always live on in BBN. I'm sure he will be right there with you watching the games from now on. Sorry again.
     
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