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toddjammin
04-07-2012, 06:13 PM
My Dad passed away today at the age of 66 after a battle with cancer for 2 years. He was the reason I got into NFL football and became a diehard Steeler fan:). Rest in peace Dad.

steelerkeylargo
04-07-2012, 06:59 PM
Sorry to hear that!! I lost my dad 21 years ago. Even though he was a Lions fan he was instrumental in my love of Football and sports in general. The first year will be the toughest. Now I just wish he was around to see the milestones that life brings to me and my family. RIP

hawaiiansteel
04-07-2012, 07:27 PM
I'm very sorry to hear of your loss.

God Bless you and your family through this difficult time...

SanAntonioSteelerFan
04-07-2012, 07:30 PM
Condolences and prayers, todjammin, to you and your family.

DukieBoy
04-07-2012, 07:49 PM
TJ,
May you be consoled in loss and have great memories of your father for a lifetime. Seems he has raised a good and thankful son, one who has surely made him proud.

BradshawsHairdresser
04-07-2012, 07:51 PM
I lost my dad a few years back. I never got over it, but I did go on. I hope I can be half the dad to my kids that he was to me.

My prayers are with you and your family.

SteelCrazy
04-07-2012, 08:01 PM
I'm sorry for your loss. God Bless you and your family.

eniparadoxgma
04-07-2012, 08:39 PM
My condolences.

pittpete
04-07-2012, 08:52 PM
Sorry for your loss

pfelix73
04-07-2012, 08:55 PM
So sorry to hear this. My condolences to you and your family... + Dads are special. Keep the memories close to you always....+

Djfan
04-07-2012, 10:14 PM
Sorry Todd. No way to find words, but we will pray for you.

fordfixer
04-07-2012, 10:20 PM
Sorry for your loss.

steelnavy
04-07-2012, 10:40 PM
I am sorry for your loss. Please accept my condolences.

skyhawk
04-07-2012, 11:17 PM
So sorry to hear. Remember the good times!

Mick'sTeam
04-08-2012, 10:13 AM
Sorry for your loss TJ.

Shoe
04-08-2012, 12:08 PM
Best way to honor him is to try to be a bigger, better version of him to your kids, and your kids after you, etc. Condolensces todd.

ikestops85
04-08-2012, 06:33 PM
My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. So sorry for your loss.

RuthlessBurgher
04-08-2012, 07:10 PM
If Steeler football is something that the two of you shared in life, then a part of him will always be with you when you watch Steeler games in the future...remember the good times, brother. R.I.P. Papa Jammin'.

jj28west
04-08-2012, 08:40 PM
Sorry for your loss TJ.

costanza2k1
04-08-2012, 10:06 PM
Sorry to hear about the loss TJ :(

Northern_Blitz
04-08-2012, 10:27 PM
I'm sorry to hear about your father. My prayers are with you and your family.

steeler_fan_in_t.o.
04-09-2012, 01:25 AM
TJ, I just passed 13 years since my dad passed on March 31. Cancer as well. Any of us who have experienced the same loss will tell you that for you right now the pain inside is overwhelming. Today I think of my dad and the first thing that happens is that I smile - as happened today while my daughter was going through my wedding album and seeing pictures of him. Eventually you will transition from the feeling of loss that you have now to a feeling of gratitude for having had him in your life. It does get easier.

kindlecatsb'ng
04-09-2012, 08:11 AM
Deepest sympathy to you and your family.

My dad has passed since 1990. Some of the best memories of him is when I was little kid and we would listen to the Pirate games on the transistor radio on our porch after he came home after work. Sometimes, he would let me stay up late and listen, while my mom was at work, and I would pretend to be asleep when she got home.
Also, I remember leaving the house sometimes on Sunday afternoons when he would be yelling at the TV during the Steelers games.
Now---I do the yelling!

Good memories stay in the heart.

ramblinjim
04-09-2012, 09:09 AM
I was sorry to hear about your fathers passing, your family will be in my families prayers.

grotonsteel
04-09-2012, 10:28 AM
Sorry to hear about your loss, TJ

RKSteel
04-09-2012, 10:30 AM
Sorry for your loss.

Dee Dub
04-09-2012, 11:31 AM
Sorry to hear this Todd. My prayers are with you and your family.

fezziwig
04-09-2012, 01:25 PM
Sorry for your loss and too young at just 66 years of age. Hang in there and your Steeler Nation buddies are here for you.

flippy
04-09-2012, 07:38 PM
F Cancer!

Be thankful your dad didn't raise you to be a Bengals fan. Anyone that raises a Steelers fan is a class act in my book. Celebrate the good times, bro!

Chucktownsteeler
04-09-2012, 07:39 PM
Very sorry to hear, especially at such a young age. My thoughts and prayers go out to you and yours.

C-town