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Old 07-09-2016, 05:02 PM   #1
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Sad Day For Campers In East Tennessee

Yesterday we had some very strong storms with high winds of 65 to 75 mph hit the area. A friend and his wife where camping near a local lake when the wind blow over a very large tree on their tent killing both him and his wife. The had an RV but where in the tent when the storm hit. You can find the news at WJHL | Breaking news| Johnson City, TN | Kingsport, TN| Bristol, TN| Bristol, VA| Tri-Citiies Weather. John Paul was a fun person to be around and loved camping, he owned a local campground as will and spent most of his time there after retiring from office.

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Old 07-09-2016, 05:30 PM   #2
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A sad day indeed, my condolences to the family and their friends.

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Old 07-09-2016, 06:06 PM   #3
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So sad. Thoughts are with his family.
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Old 07-09-2016, 08:20 PM   #4
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Very sad indeed. So sorry for your loss.

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Old 07-10-2016, 07:04 AM   #5
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So sad to hear our thoughts and prayers are with you.
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Old 07-10-2016, 01:19 PM   #6
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So Sad, All are in our Prayer's

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Old 07-10-2016, 01:39 PM   #7
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I'm so very sorry for the loss of your friends. Truly sad.

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