Please take a moment to read this post about my father in law, Kevin. Anything you can do to help will be greatly appreciated.
Several years ago, Kevin lost the job that he loved as a truck driver as could no longer be considered medically fit for the job. His spine was collapsing, he suffered from tinitus and severe vertigo – all a result of his work driving trucks. This was particularly heartbreaking as his wife, Diane, is terminally ill and he was the sole earner for his family that includes three children and nine grandchildren. They lost their house, medical bills engulfed the family and Kevin accepted any work he could find to support his family to the best of his ability. Around this time, he also served as the primary caregiver for Diane’s grandmother during the final stage of her life and attended to his own mother who forged a 1.5 year battle with terminal lung cancer. Kevin also suffered from an extreme case of sleep apnea and was told that his brain was shrinking as a result of the condition. Presumably due to his sleep apnea, earlier this year he was found by his family unconscious one morning. He did resume consciousness after some time in the hospital but never fully recovered from the lack of oxygen to his brain.
On April 14th, at the age of 52, Kevin chose to leave this world. He is survived by his wife of almost thirty years, Diane, children Danny (35), Kristen (28) and Kimberly (26) and grandchildren Leah (18), Tyler (15), Laurn (13), Hailee (11), David (10), Tristan (7), Carlos (7), Gabriel (2) and Lillian (1).
I created a gofundme account for the family to help with living expenses and medical bills. I know, my dear friends, that you are all incredibly generous and blessed so I want to express my heartfelt appreciation for anything you are willing and able to contribute. Anything helps. Prayers, above all, are very much welcome.
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