Tombstone Tuesday: Planning ahead?

This is one of those tombstones that makes you go “Huh?” I was first struck by the shape of the stone and the font used in the inscription. (It was so stark against the black granite.) However, when I looked more closely, I had to stop and read it again.

Planning ahead?

I took this photo in September 2007. Look at his death date. 2040?! The best I can figure is that he is an optimist (he would be 105 in 2040) who likes to plan ahead!

Posted: July 15, 2008.

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