Daughter’s final goodbye to her father goes viral

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A daughter’s final goodbye to her father goes viral.

Harry Stamps was a unique man in life and after he died, his daughter wanted to make sure he was remembered well so she wrote an obituary just as special as Harry was.

Highlights include “Harry took fashion cues from no one. His signature every day look was all his: a plain pocketed t-shirt designed by the fashion house fruit of the loom, his black-label elastic waist shorts worn above the navel and sold exclusively at the Sam’s on highway 49.

“He particularly hated daylight saving time, which he referred to as the devil’s time. It is not lost on his family that he died the very day that he would have had to spring his clock forward.  This can only be viewed as his final protest.

“The family asks that in honor of Harry that you write your congressman and ask for the repeal of daylight saving time. Harry wanted everyone to get back on the Lord`s time.”

His full obituary is available online.


  • guest

    I agree with Harry! put it back on the lords time! If companies want to do buisness on daylight savings time have their employees get to work at 4am!

  • Paula Lochard

    I agree. This is crazy. It messes with peoples emotions and causes stress. And puts children in danger with going to school in the dark. Just way to many issues. Why cant people leave life as life and stop trying to change it for financial benifits?

  • Bev

    I agree with Harry, too! My husband refuses to reset his clock in his man cave. We refer to this time change as "Mitch Time", which we hate!! We were not fans of Mitch either other than I was a number 1 "Ditch Mitch fan!!! I do not see where it benefitted any one or any thing here in Indiana. Oh, maybe the golfers can golf longer into the night!!

    • GOP every time

      Don't tell me…um…Liberal Demorat?
      Mitch was by far, the best Governor This state has ever had. And yes Bev, I am a Conservative Republican. If none of you whiners don't like DST, move to Canada. Whaaaaaaa.
      Boy, you'd never make it in Alaska!

  • Debby

    I agree, back on time where it doesn't change twice a year….Mitch Daniels (and I did vote for him) said this would boost our economy. Our economy has gone downhill since DST was implemented.

    • GOP every time

      Mitch is the only Governor who left office with a SURPLUS!

  • Angie

    I totally agree!!! It is so hard to get my kids to go to bed in the summer when it stays light out until almost 10 o'clock!!! They are 4 and 8 yrs old and don't understand why they have to go to bed when it's still light outside!!!

    • GOP every time

      Perhaps you should try explaining it to them…Mummy!
      I'm sure they are old enough to comprehend the meaning…probably more so than some of the adults in this forum. Be glad you don't live in Alaska!

      Anchorage – has around 5 hrs 30 minutes of daylight in the winter (December) and around 19 hours of daylight in June

      Fairbanks has less than 4 hours in December

      Barrow – 67 days of darkness in the winter, 85 days of daylight in the spring and summer. Now stop your whining.

  • anon

    I agree too! DST is of the devil! That's a good one!

    I like how his daughter is celebrating his life; I'm sure he's missed!


    What an awesome final goodbye to her beloved dad! She knew him very well, and beautifully written 🙂 Rest in heaven to my daddy, best dad ever-I LOVE YOU RAY W. !

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