The Passing of Pro Golfer Who Made Legendary Gaffe

Posted on June 2nd, 2017
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Professional golf is the only sport that demands players to keep a tally of their own score – at the end of the round, they sign their score card and submit it to officials. If the score card is incorrect, it is dire consequences. One of the most famous gaffes in pro golf history occurred […]

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Jim Bunning: Truly Unique

Posted on May 29th, 2017
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The only man to have ever been inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame and also win a seat in Congress (both in the House and the Senate) has passed away at the age of 85 – Jim Bunning’s career can only be described as truly unique. From 1955 until 1971, he played for four […]

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Heroic Umpire Passes at 67

Posted on May 18th, 2017
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Attention must be paid: a modern day hero passed away on May 14, 2017 in Kansas City due to complications from lung cancer. Steve Palermo not only was an excellent major league umpire, he was a true life hero.

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The Man to See in Texas is Dead at 90

Posted on May 1st, 2017
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Richard “Racehorse” Haynes, perhaps the most famous criminal defense lawyer in the history of the state of Texas, passed away on Friday April 28, 2017 in a Livingston, Texas hospice. It would be impossible to exaggerate his fame as the “go to” lawyer for celebrity clients. My first exposure to Haynes was through the 1976 […]

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Bittersweet Memories at The Masters

Posted on April 14th, 2017
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Funeral directors who work with us here at Martin Oaks have all had experiences with suicides. Most say that they see several a year – all of them involve not only the tragic passing, but the ongoing pain with which families have to deal. Suicide is a national epidemic that continues to surge. More than […]

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