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I report with a sad heart that we have lost Sam Cecil.
The visitation will be at the Barlow Funeral Home, 2675 John Rowan Blvd, in Bardstown. Visitation will be Sunday from 10 am till 8pm and Monday from 9am till 10:30am...Funeral will be on Monday at 11:00 am at St. Joseph Church.
He left us a treasure in the book he wrote. Fortunately he got to see himself inducted in the Hall of Fame. He will be missed.
I was lucky enough to hear his acceptance speech into the hall of fame, it truly was touching. He made a joke about how it was much better than receiving a posthumous award. He then noted that he had no experience receiving posthumous awards. I hope this comes off with all respect intended. He without a doubt did alot for the industry.
John Ed Beam
This was published in "The Kentucky Standard", Bardstown, Ky.
Friday, April 8, 2005
Indeed he contributed a lot and it is great that he shared with his book.
In Memory Of
Samuel Kennett Cecil
Oct 26,1918-Apr 7,2005
A prayer by Saint Francis :
Lord, make me an instrument of your peace.
Where there is hatred . . . let me sow love
Where there is injury . . . pardon
Where there is doubt . . . faith
Where there is despair . . .hope
Where there is darkness . . . light
Where there is sadness . . .joy
grant that i may not so much seek
To be consoled . . .as to console
To be understood . . .as to understand,
To be loved . . . as to love
For it is in giving . . .that we receive,
It is in pardoning, that we are pardoned,
It is in dying . . .that we are born to eternal life
I am truly grateful to the man who shared his many years of knowledge with us through his book. A great man...
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