there is not a day that goes by that I don't think of you. I know it close to 3 years since you left us and it is hard to believe time has passed by so quickly. Since your passing, so much has changed. So much has happened. The log house that has burned down. We could not rebuild. We leveled the land and it has since been sold. Jacque moved to Oregon. Aaron graduated from college. Ian got married! yea can you believe it! He didn't even tell anyone until after he tied the not! I got sick this past year with cancer. doin ok. workin on round two In July. Wish you were here. John and Mary moved to Alaska and the boys are driving up beginning of March. You know every time I see someone on a ninja motorcycle. I am always reminded of you flying off down the road. Remember when we did tunnel running on your birthday? Oh man what good times! Georgie... Youy are always with us. Peace and Love.
Happy Birthday To My Best Friend Still! I wish you were here to buy you a drink and celebrate another year of Crazy Life by George. It is in-conceivable to this day that you aren't coming back, that you're gone to stay. Always did, and always will love you my friend. Until then....Another Time....Another Place
I think of you often and miss chatting with you so much... see you on the other side!
Another Birthday without u!!! Love and Miss U soooo much!!!! I think of you everyday!!! Never forgotten my uncle!!!
There can't be much more of a sinking feeling than waking up one day and deciding to look up an old friend on Facebook, only to find myself directed to this page. I had not seen George in a number of years, dating back to my management days at Charlie's in Phoenix. George was indeed the life of the party and an all-around good guy. My heart-felt sympathy, late as it is in coming, goes out to his entire family and circle of friends....we are all a bit more fulfilled for having had George in our lives. And George!!!! Save me a stool, buddy! EJ
Today is exactly 2 years since you've been gone!! Oh how I miss you so! I miss and love you Uncle!!!
I LOVE AND MISS YOU SO MUCH!!! IT WILL NEVER BE THE SAME WITHOUT YOU!!!!
You would have been 46 today. I miss you so much. Paul
Happy Birthday Uncle George! You are greatly missed. Have a tottie with God and in the heavens above!
George, Not a day has gone by without you being in my thoughts. I have missed you so much! The tears have been replaced with smiles as I think of the good times we had together. You will forever be in my heart. Paul
I SOOOO WISH WE COULD OF TUNNEL RAN ON YOUR BDAY!!!! I'M SOOOO BORED WITH OUT YOU BABY!!!! YOUR ALWAYS IN MY HEART, I LOVE YOU!!!!
We have so missed you George. Today would of been your birthday. Wishing you peace and happiness for you on the other side.
Wow Just like he entered my life and exited in the same manner. I met BooBoo when I was tending bar at The Trapp in SLC I was a little leary at first but well You know how personal he was...Fun Fun Fun allways..I am still here in slc doing what I was when you met me,I wish you were stillaround but hey ..You will allways be with me..Love Victor Gerrard
This is the umpteenth time I have started to write about my life with George. I hope this time I can get it all down without breaking down. I first met George in 1996 at a local bar. He looked at me, I was looking at him, and he sat down at the end of the bar. He kept looking at me so I went over to him and introduced myself. We hit it off and for the next 6 months we had a great time. He was a bit wild and I couldn't keep up with his partying and we decided to just be friends. However, the attraction to each other never went away. Over the next 6 years, we would occasionaly see each other. We reconnected in 2002. He had settled down (somewhat) and I wasn't working as many hours as I had before. This time he moved in with me and we started sharing a life that endured for 7 years. Not all of it was wonderful but all relationships have their problems. George and I traveled quite a bit and he really enjoyed seeing parts of the world and how people lived. We had great times in Hawaii, The Netherlands, Belgium, Germanyj, Canada, Mexico, and trips within the U.S. were full of fun and adventure. We went deep sea fishing numerous times and he really enjoyed it. George was never afraid of living life. He faced it head on and never looked back. He loved life. The only thing that he was afraid of was losing his mother, his sister, Barbie, and me. Our love for each other grew over the years. George had never been "in love" with anyone until me. It scared him as the feelings were growing stronger and the dependence on each other was at times was overwhelming to him. He really put me through a battery of "tests" and finally accepted the fact that I loved him and would be with him, no matter what happened. He would tell me " you have no idea how much I love you". I never doubted his love for me and I know he knew I loved him. Our relationship problems tested both of us, and even when we weren't living together, we talked daily, spent quality time together, and we were still trying to work on our issues. It was horrible learning about his death. Never had I experience the emotions that I went through and that I am still am going through. Loving someone so much and not being able to be with him, not being able to say goodbye, and telling him how wonderful it was having him in my life. And that I loved him more than he will ever know. I don't know if I will ever love anyone like I did George. It really doesn't matter because the love we shared was so special that I could go the rest of my life living off the memories and the special moments we shared. If there is an after life, when its my turn to leave this world, I will be with George again. He lived life and he lived it well. Paul
God knows this is one of the hardest things any of you will go through. My younger brother waskilled in a car accident in 1986 . . . and my youngest son, George Russell, (we called him Russell) was killed by drunk drivers in a hit and run accident on August 23, 2003. He was 21. I am not you. I can't begin to feel your pain and sense of loss; yet know that many of us out here understand your pain. deeply and personally. sue, we have been friends for along time. 36 years ago today you were matron of honor at my wedding. Bless you and yours and know that you are allin our prayers and thoughts forever and always. Sue's long time friend, renee
I write this with a very heavy heart! I had the pleasure and honor of meeting George one year ago this week. He came to the Cincinnati Ohio area to meet me last summer. We had talked online for awhile prior to deciding to meet. We wanted to see how things would go between us. After a few days here, we decided that we would just be the best of friends in lieu of anything more. (he wasn't up to leaving his family behind) Well, I will NEVER regret that decision. He brought so much light into my life! Not to mention, we spent the week having so much fun and laughing so hard that I was almost glad when he returned to his home. My sides literally were sore from all of the laughing that we had done together! While he was here, we spent a week together enjoying the SW Ohio area and he especially loved our GREEN grass! I wasn't quite sure why he was so excited about the grass until a few weeks later. He prodded me to make a trip to visit with him and his family in Grand Junction over the 4th of July 2008. I have never seen so much dirt and rocks in one place in my life. I had always envisioned Colorado of being nothing but beautiful trees and greenery sided mountains. Well, I must admit, the landscapes and mountain views were absolutely breathtakingly beautiful! Even if there was little greenery. (but, Grand Junction is in the desert after all) I'm sorry to make this so long, but I could go on for hours about how much I TRULY enjoyed the two weeks that George and I shared last summer. I was ESPECIALLY taken in by how much I loved George's family! Mommie Dearest is the best woman that I know west of the Mississippi. She is such a wonderful person and it was very obivious why George loved her so much! Mommie, Sue, Jacque, STRETCH, Laura-Thank you all for your very warm hospitality last summer. I love you all and I especially love your Uncle, son, brother and best friend, Georgie!!! Marty
Okay.....this is the most hardest thing I've had to do and I've been putting it off for tooo long!!!! I have soooo many memories of my Uncle George....since I was a little girl...maybe 3 or 4, which made him 13 to 14...and probably his first babysitting gig.....he always babysat me, my sister and our cousin Leanne!!! My first memory really of my uncle was him setting the whole street on fire for us to see!!! GO FIGURE!!!! I use to come into town often through out my teenage years and through my 20's to visit!!! And every time we had a great time!!! When my parents got divorced....I moved out here and I gave it another chance....I hated it.....George put his arm around me and told me that I was not leaving him and he was gonna show me everything he knew and introduce me to everyone he knows....and he said I'm gonna love it and never leave....that was 7 years ago....and he was right.......and the tunnel running the hard rocking the denver clubbing...the six flags flying.....the bartending..the golfing the fun in the sun...that smile on your face....the everything that you tought me about living and loving....baby.....THANK YOU FOR THE LIFE LESSON....I WILL TAKE IT WITH ME EVERYDAY.....ALWAYS....I LOVE YOU UNC.....YOUR NEICE...JACQUE
To my brother George. I miss you and do not believe I have even begun to do so. I will miss more than anything how much you loved and trusted me. There is no doubt in my mind that you would have done anything for me. Granted I was always there for you. No judgements. Unconditionally. What amazes me is how connected we were. And we worked so well together. We were a good team when we did stuff for our Mom. She justs loves the house that you showed her and made happen for her. I am glad I was able support your effort for her. You truly loved her. I am very, very grateful to have talked you into getting out of town. We had four days in April, just the two of us, fully enjoying each others company. Being with our sister Robin in Florida and then just us on the cruise. On the moped in the Bahamas, the ship almost leaving us there, dancing, eating and of course, drinking. You looking great, tan, smiling and laughing.....meeting all kinds of new best friends.....they just loved you.....yelling across the ship/in the elevator/ at the bar......"HEY GEORGE!!!!" You definitely made an impression.....a good one........"that guy is alot of fun!!!"...."we are counting on you tonight on the dance floor George!!! " How very grateful I am for that time with you. That was a gift from the universe. You lived constantly on the edge with extreme highs and extreme lows. The stories you could have told. Some really good. Some really bad. There are so many I will never know. But I had 44 years with you so I know alot of them and will cherish them, the good and the bad. They are the stories of your life and what a life. I will always love you and you will always be in my memories and my heart....................your sister..........................Barbie
We were very close in age (5 years). I don't recall seeing him with out a smile on his face. He was so full of life. George was the life of any party! Loved to drive fast cars, have the best sound systems, and travel! He truly enjoyed being around friends and family. Even though he had recently dealt with some medical issues, that did not stop him nor would he let it stop him! He still had the drive and motivation to live each day as if it were his last day. He embraced life and taught many to laugh and love. George would of wanted his friends and family to embrace each day and to make it full of laughter. I will miss George's spastic nature, his laughter, his smile, his love, his helpfulness, his loud music, his greasy jeans, his auto parts left every where, and most of all George. I love you George and I will see you when it is time. Leave the gate open and the light on for me....
it was a great time knowing you. thanks for all the help.
I am so glad I got to visit with you this last Christmas, and laugh till we almost peed our pants just remembering the crazy things you, Linda, and myself did. The numerous trips to Salt Lake, the unbelief of the things we didn't get in trouble for, and the years of friendship we all share regardless of how many years we didn't see one another or one or all of us were (tied up), or too busy, the minute we were together was as if no time had passed. I will miss you grandma, I will forever hold you in my heart and thank God for the times we had. I love and miss you, see you on the other side..... Love your forever friend, T.J. Highline
George was always there as my friend, I could tell anythng to. Geoge made me laugh so hard all the time and we had so much fun together doing everything, Sometimes we were bad boys but most of the time we were good, very good. George would help any one do anything anytime if he was able, recently he helped me move and made sure that I had all that I needed to get along. I am missing George so much now and do'nt really know what to do without my dearest friend, George I love you with all my heart and I'll remember you in my heart always. XOXOXO
How do you say Goodbye to someone who is a part of you? Apart of your every day existence, as sure as a a heart beat, or every breath you take. Knowing without thinking this part of you will always be there, supporting you, keeping you alive. How do you Continue, Move Forward, Carry on, when this very large part of you suddenly becomes a void? I must strive to find a way. I cannot count the times I needed you and you were right there beside me, and I for you. The Endless Hours of Talking, Laughing, Loving, and yes, Crying. The 140 mile an hour motorcycle rides. The White Knuckle trips up and down the Monument. The dirty, greasy, knuckle busting days of wrenching on too many vehicles to remember or name. How many were the times I found myself driving west on I-70 to bring my friend and his disabled vehicle safely back home? My life is to quiet now, there seems to be to many hours in the day, too much... empty space. You will always be a part of me, I long to see your face. Smiling and trying to make me smile were just two of your best traits. You were loved by so many you can never be replaced. I will miss you my friend, you will never be forgotten. I'll see you again in another time, a better place.
He was my cousin and I loved him dearly. I still cannot believe that he is gone. But it is a comfort to think that he is looking over us and saying "Go for it!" That's the kind of guy he was, when he wanted something there was nothing blocking his way. He brought such innocent joy into the lives of people. I thank God that we had some time together before he moved on. When he was here in Mexico last month he made so many new friends and touched so many hearts. He will be missed but never forgotten. I love him
Thanks for being there for me in the good times and the bad.You were a good friend you are loved and will be missed so very much.