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Richard Jordan (#46497047)
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Bio Photo I retired as an elementary school principal in 2000. As a person that sleeps only 4 hours a night that leaves 20 hours to fill. Sitting home is not an option. Now, I drive a school bus 5 hours a day and visit cemeteries every chance I get. I have never been to a cemetery that charged admission and seldom is there a crowd. My wife, Sandra, is of a like mind so it works well. We both enjoy the hunt and the thrill that comes with each discovery. Let us know if we can help. If you have additional information on one of my post or you are a relative and want ownership, I will gladly transfer it to you. Just ask. Oh! By the way just call me Doc!
NOTE: Many times the family plot has names different from those on the headstone. I always attempt to provide a reference point for markers. Hope this is not confusing.

Two quotes worth remembering:

"Tread softly, dreams are buried here." Unknown

"If you wonder about your 'roots' you have two parents, four grandparents eight great-grandparents and 16 great-great-grandparents, and by the time you go back 10 generations 300 years or so- you had 1,024 people from whom you are directly descended. --Mady Castro
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Cindy Cornwell McCachern
Thank You
Thanks once again for taking some Cornwell tombstone photos for me. I sure appreciate it.
Added by Cindy Cornwell McCachern on May 23, 2016 3:10 AM
Evelyn Pipkin
Sunset Cemetery
Good morning, Richard,

Thanks for the picture for Thomas Heffner. As always, your help is so appreciated. I am attempting to update the work that I did for the Herod Blanton family about 10 years ago. It is amazing and almost overwhelming as to how much has transpired in that time.

Evelyn in Oklahoma
Added by Evelyn Pipkin on May 22, 2016 6:42 AM
Edwards Chapel Baptist Church
Thank you for all your time on findagrave.
I noticed you have the wrong county listed for Edwards Chapel Baptist Church.You have Toluca, Cleveland County,NC
instead it should be listed as:
8615 S. Hebron Church Rd
Vale, NC town is North Brook.

Below is the correct listing link.

I almost downloaded the same graveyard information I visited on Sunday until I did a search on a grave to make sure it was not already listed. It was then I discovered the wrong address was listed.
Thanks again for all of your hard work.
Added by Tammie on May 16, 2016 10:17 AM
Jeff Lovelace
RE: Memorial
Thank you Richard for visiting these memorials. This one has to be the most troubling for me to put together. It has bothered me greatly and I just hope that it will bring about some visits from others to leave their respects, flowers and tributes for these innocent children. I value your friendship and am most grateful for that.
Added by Jeff Lovelace on May 06, 2016 7:30 PM
Jeff Lovelace
Please see this memorial: 161804973.
Added by Jeff Lovelace on May 06, 2016 12:12 PM
Record Keeper
RE: Lee Roy Black
Now that's funny! Thank you for the transfers.
Added by Record Keeper on Apr 18, 2016 6:38 PM
R & J Black & G Key
Thank you so much for the kind transfer and all your great work on this site.
Added by R & J Black & G Key on Apr 17, 2016 7:40 AM
Record Keeper
Lee Roy Black
It is my understanding that Faith Lutheran Cemetery and Shiloh Lutheran Cemetery is only divided by a lane. Your site is in the correct cemetery. I am only distantly related to Le Roy's mother, the Troutmans.
Let me know what you decide to do as I have made links to the family and want to make sure I change those.
You are doing great work and your information has been helpful to me many times.
Added by Record Keeper on Apr 17, 2016 2:55 AM
Maggie Houck
Thank you for connecting Maggie to her parents. Thanks also for all your work at Find A Grave!
Added by MKH on Apr 15, 2016 10:52 AM
Tritt Girl
Corbett Mode
Hi Richard,

You took & posted a photo to memorial 40096548 for Corbett Mode back in 2009. I recently requested a photo of his wife's headstone and it appears someone copied your photo and posted it on the wife's memorial, as their own. You may or not be OK with that but the photo you took, while great for Crobett, does not show all info for the wife. I intend to request another photo of his wife's part of the stone but I did want you to be aware of what the other person did with your photo.

Added by Tritt Girl on Apr 14, 2016 11:11 AM
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