Traveling to retrieve my Dad’s ashes

Created this donation fund to handle a safe drive across the US from Oregon to North Carolina and head up to Alaska for a celebration of life, and to spread some of my father’s ashes in Kodiak. Where he spent many years owning Radio Shack, many wonderful years with his family, friends and close customers. With any donation will go to a creative-unique urn, van fixes, a necklace for myself and any family member with a portion of his ashes and gas for the destination. I would trade this all to see him again.
Thank you and will make gifts for those who donate or share.
Thank you also to anyone just wishing this drive to be safe and sound.
Thank you for your consideration, and helping. ❤️‍

This has been the hardest and will be the hardest acceptation possible in life. However, as you always would say “Just keep moving. Carry on…” Losing you has torn such a large gaping hole that I know you would just fill right back up. I sure miss you with everything possible.. “But onward and forward!

August 16th, 2022… A day to never forget. As well as January 20th, 1939. Every father’s day. Every mother’s day. Every holiday. Every day. You live in our souls as a 35 year old with wholesome, fun, adventurous, laughs, and memories ❤️‍

You are the best dad ever. Thank you for your time here, you’ve taught me so much. I will now show the world all that you have taught me. I miss you so much.. If anyone would like to share stories and memories about our dad, please do! My family would love to hear them all. As you would always say,

 Love and hugs ❤️‍ OD

You are surely more than missed, and never ever forgotten. You are the wind, the trees, the air we breathe. The repairs, the jokes, the laughs, the music in the air. You are everything I do, because everything reminds me of you ❤️

 Witty, smart, color-blind and always telling everyone how to do something in a better way. Jolly, big hearted and doesn’t know when to give up until it ware’s you out, and even more further than that. Stubborn but so so so loving. The best friend, father, grandpa, uncle, brother, son ever. Will live in your name, and for you. Thank you for all the signs. 
I know you’re still here.

Donations (6)

  • Anonymous
    • $100 
    • 11 mos
  • Beth Flerchinger
    • $20 
    • 1 yr
  • MATHEW Freeman
    • $100 
    • 1 yr
  • Danielle Willis
    • $50 
    • 1 yr
  • Sydney Giroux
    • $50 
    • 1 yr
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Dakota Rickard
Roper, NC

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