|Although he was struggling with Alzheimer’s Disease in his later years, he was still surrounded by music, attended many steel
guitar conventions, and was recently honored by Myriad Media Records at a tribute concert honoring his legacy. We saw tears
from Sonny’s eyes as The Johnny Webb Band played He Stopped Loving Her Today, and I Don’t Need No Rocking Chair.
|It is with a sad and broken heart that I have to say goodbye to my love
and my sole mate. We met 20 years ago, fell in love and married
May 7th, 2000. We have had many adventures enjoying life together.
Sonny was diagnosed with Altzheimers several years ago. We have
faced that terrible decease together. On September 27th he came
home from "Just Like Family" adult day care (he so love the people
there) not feeling well. I told him to ly down and take a nap. When I
woke him 2 hours later he had a burning fever. I rush him to the
Hospital where he remain for 14 days fighting double Pneumonia. He
refused to eat anything while there. On October 11th (11 days before
his 84th birthday) he passed away weighing only 75 to 80 pounds.
The director of the day care said all he talked about was his years on
the road his friends and me. Her quote was " He felt wherever you
were was home."
I have had his body cremated and he is home with me where he
wanted to be. He is now safe and free of all cares resting in the arms
of Jesus. To all his many friends that he loved so much, thank you for
loving him. No one can fill his shoes
|WEDDING DAY MAY 7TH, 2000
Sonny looking at his wall of
memories. He was loved by
|On the road to a Steel Guitar Jam
|Goodbye My Love
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