Happy trails to a great man… WJ Garner

I say “happy trails” because one of the last conversations we had he told me he was just a country boy and liked Westerns.

He was a special man. One of greatest I have crossed paths with and he will be missed by many but never forgotten!

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He is now an angel walking by God’s side.  At peace without the excruciating pain.  Looking down on everyone and smiling . . . and I know what he would say to me right now.  Don’t cry Ms. Jessica . . . smile and laugh . . . cause that was WJ.  Never caring too much about himself.  Always bringing joy to others with a smile, a how are you today and a casual joke to make me laugh.

He was many things to many people but to me he was a reminder that no matter what life throws at you, drive through it, stay positive and make others around you feel special and comfortable.  That’s a true gentleman!

Happy trails my friend!  I will never forget you!!  Heck every time I see a baseball cap it reminds me of your love for them.  WJ loved hats.  Any time I would get a new hat shipment, first place I would go was to WJ.  His smile was priceless when I’d show up and he was so appreciative to receive a new hat.  I often wondered what his hat stash looked liked.  Lisa probably had to make him get rid of some occasionally.

My prayers go out to his wife, Lisa Garner . . . wonderful, caring woman who also always had a smile and a kind word to say when we worked together . . . and to all WJ’s family and friends . . .

RIP my friend!