Help A Daughter Get To Say Goodbye To Her Daddy

“Grief is the last act of love we can give to those we loved. Where there is deep grief there is deep love”

Brian Grayson, or Tony, as his loved ones called him was the picture perfect example of what being a strong human means. He was loving, kind hearted, silly, outgoing, courageous..but he had his demons as we all do. He showed people what it meant to be flawed but still amazing. His heart was as vast as the ocean and it didn’t take much for him to make a place for you in it ❤️ Perhaps the biggest space occupied in that beating heart was for his baby girl, Layla, and her mommy Kayla. Sit and think for a minute, we all know a man like Tony. A man who came into the picture after a child was born, but claimed that child as his own. Helped raise, love, nurture, and care for that child. Day in and day out. A man who that child comes to know as “Daddy”. And that’s what Tony is for Layla. He has been there almost her entire life. She doesn’t know anything other than him being her Dad ❤️ Not long ago, Kayla and Layla moved to a different state, because as we also all know. People grow apart. Life gets tough and things dont always go like we hoped. Nevertheless, Tony and Kayla stayed in close contact and remained friends for THEIR daughter and the love they had for each other. Sadly, earlier this week Tony passed away at the young age of 27. He was battling a life long illness, and with other health factors in the mix, God saw it time to call him home. It was a shock to all of his loved ones. Especially his baby girl and her momma. Sadly, Kayla and Layla can not afford what it would take to get them from Ohio to Arizona where Tony will be put to rest. I’m asking anyone and everyone, reach into your heart. Think of that funny, charming, outgoing, loving person in your life. Think of the man who stepped into to claim you as his own and care for you or someone you know and love. Think of the person in your life battling a life long illness. Think of your grandbabies, nieces, or nephew losing their Dad. Think of losing the most important person to you, and being hundreds of miles away from family or any comforts of being there to say your goodbyes. Please everyone help Kayla and Layla get back to Arizona to say their goodbyes, be comforted by loved ones, and mourn the loss of that beautiful life.


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  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 11 mos
  • Adam, Katie, & Audrey Bojko 
    • $50 
    • 11 mos
  • LaShonda Barnes 
    • $20 
    • 11 mos
  • Meg Sneed 
    • $25 
    • 11 mos
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    • $100 
    • 11 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Madison Lorine Lynn Howarth 
Batesville, AR
Richard Nemec 
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