R.I.P. TOM SHIRLEY and Naomi Shirley

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R.I.P. TOM SHIRLEY and Naomi Shirley

Postby OLD MAN JONES » Mon Mar 17, 2014 4:25 pm

Tom and Naomi Shirley will be sorely missed by all and we are deeply saddned by their passing.

Despite the loss, we were so fortunate as a Gladesmen community to have Tom Shirley as our advocate for so many decades. His legendary bravado and tireless dedication to the preservation and protection of our World Heritage site will never be forgotten.thank you Mr.Shirley for all you sacrificed so we can have an Everglades and our children may have it as well. Thank you also for fighting for our traditional access to the wild land of South Florida.

God bless the family and friends of the Shirley's in this time.

THE VIEWING will be THURDAY, March 20th from 6:00 -8:00 P.M.

FUNERAL will be FRIDAY, March 21st from 11:00 A.M. - ?

FRED HUNTERS funeral home, University dr. DAVIE, Fl

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Re: R.I.P. TOM SHIRLEY and Naomi Shirley

Postby gator » Mon Mar 17, 2014 4:40 pm

Yeah, he was a nice ole man and great for the cause.
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Re: R.I.P. TOM SHIRLEY and Naomi Shirley

Postby OLD MAN JONES » Tue Mar 18, 2014 9:31 am

The Obituary is in the Sun-Sentinel today.

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Postby KR23 » Tue Mar 18, 2014 9:35 am

RIP Tom
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Re: R.I.P. TOM SHIRLEY and Naomi Shirley

Postby rick » Tue Mar 18, 2014 12:49 pm

Prayers for the family.

Here's the obituary: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/sunsentinel/obituary.aspx?n=william-and-naomi-shirley&pid=170234842

Was gonna send some flowers from Southern Airboat, but per the Shirley family's request we sent a donation (in memory of Tom Shirley) to the Florida Wildlife Federation instead.

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Re: R.I.P. TOM SHIRLEY and Naomi Shirley

Postby Eric Kimmel » Tue Mar 18, 2014 5:34 pm

Prayers sent

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Postby gator » Tue Mar 18, 2014 8:07 pm

Very short article in Sun Sentinel bout Tom. He was in Cleveland Clinic for heart problems, they called wife and said to get to hospital for last visit with him . She passed away on way to hospital. Sad. :cry:
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Re: R.I.P. TOM SHIRLEY and Naomi Shirley

Postby Chaseh » Thu Mar 20, 2014 4:28 pm

I don't know them, but they made yahoo news main headlines!

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Re: R.I.P. TOM SHIRLEY and Naomi Shirley

Postby OTTER » Thu Mar 20, 2014 4:43 pm

TOM SHIRLEY was what the GFC used to be ... A true GAME WARDEN !!!!
I Knew him growing up - I called him Mr. Shirley
He was the MAN of The Glades
Right before he retired I ran into him in West Broward, He kept ragging me about my FHP uniform....and not a GFC uniform...

Both are looking down from above smiling !
Neither would have survived w/o the other, They had a bond like no other !

Rest in Peace

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Re: R.I.P. TOM SHIRLEY and Naomi Shirley

Postby SWAMPHUNTER45 » Thu Mar 20, 2014 8:23 pm

They will both be missed. A true Glades family.

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Re: R.I.P. TOM SHIRLEY and Naomi Shirley

Postby highlife57 » Wed Mar 26, 2014 5:41 am

Sad story. Rest in peace.

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Re: R.I.P. TOM SHIRLEY and Naomi Shirley

Postby gladesman » Wed Mar 26, 2014 2:18 pm

Naomi and Tom were the best of the best in the Glades and for the Glades and will be so so missed.


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