Land Owner Passing

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Land Owner Passing

Postby Fan Club » April 5th, 2013, 10:55 am

Just got word that our host and landowner in Missouri, Tommy Greenstreet, passed away this week while working on his beloved farm. He was 71. My father and I had a turkey lease on Tommy's 450 acre farm of hayfields, cow pastures and mixed woodlots for 10 years.

Tommy was a gent in the first degree, loved a good yarn and good company. His signature comment after hearing a turkey tale was "Is thaaat right?" You would be hard pressed to find a harder working or more honest man and he looked forward to hosting our turkey camp year. When Dad could no longer make it up the big ridge, Tommy let us use his quad ATV for the week, even though he used it to herd cattle. One year we were short two guys out of a four man lease due to uncontrollable circumstances. Tommy refused to charge us full price saying "It's only fair" and would only accept half the money! How many folks would do that? God bless you my friend and I'll see you on the other side where the turkeys are always gobbling.

PS- Note the NWTF hat Tommy is wearing that we gave him. ;)
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Re: Land Owner Passing

Postby spitten and drummen » April 5th, 2013, 11:35 am

Sorry too hear that. Didn't know him but he sounded like a very good man. May god bless his family and give him a beautiful farm in heaven to work.
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Re: Land Owner Passing

Postby misoiltester » April 5th, 2013, 12:01 pm

That's always sad news!! Hopefully, you'll be able to get the lease continued on, if you can keep up with the change that will take place ;)
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Re: Land Owner Passing

Postby dewey » April 5th, 2013, 10:17 pm

Sorry to hear about the loss of your friend. Sounded like he was a great guy.

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Re: Land Owner Passing

Postby Gopherlongbeards » April 6th, 2013, 7:58 am

Always sad to lose a friend, thoughts go out to the family.

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Re: Land Owner Passing

Postby Fan Club » April 8th, 2013, 8:11 am

Thanks all! ;)
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