Walter George Bruhl, Jr. who died on Sunday at the age of 80, sounds like the kind of guy I would have liked to have known. He adored his wife Helene (married for 57 years!), and his kids and grandkids, not to mention a tumbler of Jack Daniels and watching South Park. Apparently, I'm not his only posthumous fan. On Monday, when his grandson Sam posted Bruhl's self-penned obituary—which the family only discovered after he passed away—it shot to the top of Reddit, with complete strangers offering their condolences, promises to pay it forward to those in need as Bruhl had requested in lieu of flowers, and touching memories of their own granddads.
Facebook on Monday. "He cut out the middleman and wrote his own damn obituary. He's the only man I've ever known to be able to add his own humor like this. So glad I got to read one more thing from my favorite"Typical of my PopPop," Samuel posted on Read More »from Delaware Grandfather's Wise, Hilarious Obituary Goes Viral