|Project by gizmodyne||posted 06-29-2008 05:40 PM||3323 views||0 times favorited||23 comments|
Make of quartersawn white oak, with walnut inlay. Danish oil finish. I chose the knots to represent the rough oaks at the ranch he owned in San Louis Obispo County.
Oak from Bill’s ranch.
This box served as the cremation urn of William Franklin Grider. The service included full military honors.
Born in Missouri August 3, 1924 in a one room house with no electricity or running water.
Served his country proudly in World War II when he enlisted at 17 in the Army Air Core.
Re-enlisted for the Korean War. Retired as a Sergeant as a Los Angeles County Marshall.
Receiving Officer of the year award.
Rancher in Atascadero, Ca.
Loved motorcycles, dogs, his family, and God. Died June 13, 2008.
Survived by many who will mis him dearly including me and and my wife Kristin, his granddaughter.
-- -John "Do I have to keep typing a smiley? Just assume it's a joke." www.flickr.com/photos/gizmodyne