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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.

It is good to remember the following when on burial grounds:

"Tread softly, dreams are buried here." Unknown
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Patty
Headstone Photos
Richard,
I think you have given me permission in the past to use your headstone photos, but could not nail down which one(s). I have found several more I would like to use in my tree on Ancestry. If you give me permission, I will give you credit for them. (I'll make a note this time so I won't have to bother you next time I find one).
Thank you very much for making such great contributions to Find A Grave!
Patty
Added by Patty on Jul 08, 2014 1:47 PM
Ed Elstan
John Alvin Nicholson
You have posted wrong picture to # 60390659...Ed
Added by Ed Elstan on Jul 04, 2014 5:44 PM
david loveless
flake cemetery
hey richard if i gave you the corridenets for simon flake cemetery could you update the map for this cemetery lat is 35'34069746 long is 80'67657202 thanks
Added by david loveless on Jun 29, 2014 7:24 PM
Grave Wanderer
Charlotte Observer

What an excellent write-up in today's paper on you and the work you've done for Find a Grave.

You're a good example of the mutual assistance and camaraderie that exists on this site!

Thank you.
Added by Grave Wanderer on Jun 29, 2014 12:54 PM
Brian Duckworth
Richard A McCorkle's Page
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=McCorkle&GSfn=Richard+&GSbyrel=all&GSdyrel=all&GSob=n&GRid=93356357&df=all&

Hi Doc,

Thank you for posting Richard's marker. I placed it for him in November of 2008. Could I have ownership of the page? I would appreciate it. He was my GG Grandpa and was wounded at Pickett's Charge on Day 3 at Gettysburg. He survived.

Brian
Added by Brian Duckworth on Jun 14, 2014 9:45 AM
Brian Duckworth
Nancy Harris McCorkle
Hi Doc,

Thank you for posting Nancy's grave on here. I would like to have ownership of her page if that is all right. The link is:

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSsr=361&GScid=2174909&GRid=93356713&

I am her GG Grandson, Brian Duckworth.
I set her stone up on 1/1/2009. She was previously unmarked, but the church allowed me a spot to put up a stone.
Added by Brian Duckworth on Jun 14, 2014 9:42 AM
Grave Wanderer
RE: Peter King and wife
Errors are easy to make!

But, hey, your memorials were there first and I was going to delete mine.

I guess in the whole scheme of things, it doesn't matter that much!
Added by Grave Wanderer on Jun 11, 2014 6:00 PM
Valice Raffi
Norma and Richard Hensel
Thanks for adding their links and info to their memorials!
Added by Valice Raffi on Jun 04, 2014 7:24 PM
Kathryn Wagner
James Eugene Jordan
Hey, Doc! I was doing some reseach on my distant, distant family, and I came across 2 memorials for James Eugene Jordan - listed at different cemeteries. I assume that you are a relative and would know which cemetery this grave is in. They both even have the same pictures of the grave stone. Look at #16764790. I figured that you could get it straight with the other memorial manager. Thank you, and God bless! Kathryn Wagner #48407627
Added by Kathryn Wagner on Jun 04, 2014 11:42 AM
Jeff Lovelace
Noah
Doc,
As usual, you are a super hero of mine. I couldn't handle all this fun without you! You are the essence of a best friend.
Thanks again,

Jeff
Added by Jeff Lovelace on Jun 02, 2014 7:51 PM
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