In Memory Of

Anthony Sowden 1936 - 2016

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On 17th March 2016 peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family Tony aged 79 years of Holmewood. Beloved husband of Hazel, much loved dad of Graham and Gail, a dear father-in-law of Angie and Gill, a devoted grandad to Lindsay & Nick, Anthony & Laura, Laura & John, great grandad to Reece, Luke, Callum, Sienna, Mason, and Aaron, great great grandad of Harvey and a very dear brother-in-law to Carol

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Lindsay
Thu Apr 2016
Love & miss you so much grandad ,time is going too quickly, wish I could hear your voice one more time, feel your big hug & see your proud smile,not a day goes by that I don't think about you from the minute I open my eyes to the minute I close them your with me night god bless love you xxxx
Lindsay
Thu Apr 2016
Your love was so contagious I've caught it lots of times I caught it not so long ago when you was by my side my day is very special whenever I think of you I would like you to know how much I appreciated you we had so many things in common many things we could compare to have a grandad as special as you is something very rare I chose these words carefully with love it send to you to let you know how much I really love & miss you this special poem is just for you must special Grandad all my love always xxxxx
Lindsay
Thu Apr 2016
6 weeks today grandad you had to go away,the pain in my heart will always stay,I wasn't ready to loose you that very awful day,I wish I could have saved you & made you stay,what a difference a year makes no one ever knows how loosing someone so special leaves a void only you & me know,I wish we had more time together but forever is not enough,I love & miss you dearly I just wish we could discuss how much we love & miss each other everyday that goes by until we meet again my angel only god knows why all my love as always xxxx
Lindsay
Thu May 2016
It's been a busy day grandad as u will know with it been nicks birthday but I've thought of u today as I always do lv & miss u so much u will always be a massive part of our life's even though your not here anymore in person you will always be here in spirt & our hearts our memories of you will always make us smile maybe after a few tears but all the same smile love you night god bless angel xxxxx
Lindsay
Thu May 2016
Grandad I just want you to know death changes everything time changes nothing I still miss the sound of your voice the wisdom in your advice the stories of your life & just been in your presence time changes nothing I miss you as much today as I did the day you had to leave us all my love as always sleep tight you hero xxxxx
Lindsay
Thu May 2016
If I could write a story it would be the greatest ever told of a kind & loving grandad who had a heart of gold if I could write a million pages I would still be unable to say just how much I love & miss you every single day I will remember all you taught me I'm hurt but will try not be sad because I know you'll send me down the answers cause you'll always be my grandad xx all my love as always miss you so much grandad sleep tight xxxxxx
Lindsay
Thu May 2016
10 weeks today grandad,time is moving on ,I feel like only yesterday that things were far from wrong, I'm trying to cope without you but that is very hard cause the day you had to leave me I lost half of my heart,you will always be my hero from now till the end of time nothing will ever change that I say it with so much pride,so when tomorrow starts without you just remember this is true you may not be beside me but I really do love you
Lindsay
Thu Jun 2016
Everyday my heart aches for you grandad just wish I could see your smile hear your voice come to you for advice I know you will always be with me in spirit but I really need you in person please keep watching over us all keep us safe & I'll see you soon sleep tight my hero xxxxxxx
Lindsay
Thu Jun 2016
12 weeks today since I saw your amazing face no time could ever replace the ache in my heart I keep thinking your not gone your gonna come back then I realised I'm very wrong I've an hurt that's deep down inside I try to carry on but things seem to be getting harder not easier it's only 12 weeks but seems like forever
Lindsay
Thu Jun 2016
I missed you today but that is nothing new I missed you yesterday & the day before that to i miss you ever so much time will never change that hope your watching down on me & feeling the love i still have for you you mean everything to me & you always will sleep tight grandad love & miss you always xxxxxx
Lindsay
Thu Jun 2016
Love & miss you so much grandad wish I could go back just to spend some time with you I really need a hug & you to let me know it's gonna be ok my heart aches everyday until we meet again love you sleep tight my hero xxxxxxx
Lindsay
Thu Jun 2016
Grandad you probably wonder why I write on here week after week on this day but I takes me feel like I'm doing something for you to make me feel close to you & just to feel like I'm with you,when I write on here it's like I'm sat talking to you oh how I wish that was true ! Week after week i just wish I could spent one more day with you it doesn't feel real that I'm never going to see you hear your voice smell your smell but I know your with me even if I can't see you please come see me let me know your ok love & miss you always xxxxxx
Lindsay
Thu Jul 2016
It's that time again grandad when I write something for u as I can't say it for u ur missed so much loved so much I wish u were here today to hug u tell u my problems worries I know u are here in spirt I just wish I could see u feel u know u can hear me love & miss u always night god bless grandad all my love always xxxxxx
Lindsay
Thu Jul 2016
Here we are again grandad thinking about you loving you missing you life is cruel & only takes the best love you so much grandad till we meet again all my love lindsay xxxxxxx
Lindsay
Thu Jul 2016
Grandad I miss you more than anyone knows as time goes by the emptieness grows i laugh I talk I play my part but behind my smile my heart is broke all my love always xxxxxx
Lindsay
Thu Jul 2016
I hide my tears when I say your name but the pain in my heart still remains the same although I smile and seem care free no one misses u as much as me all my love now always & forever grandad sleep tight love & miss you more everyday xxxxxxx
Lindsay
Fri Aug 2016
Sorry it's late grandad phone was off ! I wish I could walk up to heaven give you a kiss & a hug to let you know how much I love & miss you 20 long weeks without you sleep tight my hero all my love always xxxxx
Lindsay
Thu Aug 2016
You held my hand when I was small you caught me when I fell you're the hero of my childhood & my later years aswell & everytime I think of you my heart still fills with pride though I'll always miss you grandad I know your by my side in laughter & in sorrow in sunshine & through the rain i know your always watching over me until we meet again all my love always sleep tight my angel xxxxxx
Lindsay
Thu Aug 2016
If I could write a story it would be the greatest ever told of a kind and loving grandad who had a heart of gold if I could write a million pages I'd still be unable to say just how much I love & miss you every single day I will remember all you taught me I'm hurt and I am sad but I will always look up to you to guide me on my way because you'll always be my grandad and that will always stay all my love always my hero today tomorrow and always xxxxxxxx
Lindsay
Thu Aug 2016
Me again grandad just had a little play of a few songs that remind me of you I miss u dearly & wish I could being you home to stay forever but I can't so I will keep you in my heart where you will always stay all my love today tomorrow and always xxxxxxxx
Lindsay
Thu Sep 2016
Time is going to quickly grandad it only feels like yesterday you was taken away but seems like forever since I saw you last oh I wish you could of stayed in hope your watching over me & that you are not sad I hope you know that although your no longer with me my love for you still grows goodnight God bless love you today tomorrow & always xxxx
Lindsay
Thu Sep 2016
Only me again grandad I've looked after grandma today like i promised we've supported each other & spent a few hours together which was nice I know you have been watching over us as grandma's heart is ok I wish we had got that news about you not a day goes by I don't miss you love you or wish we could have you back sleep tight my hero all my love always xxxxx
Lindsay
Thu Sep 2016
That time of the week again grandad been a busy one I'm sure your watching over us & knowing what we've done I hope wherever you are or what your doing your happy I just wish I could see you & what you were doing we've been to look at siennas upper school today she loves it & hopes to get a place I know your gonna make that happen as you always do your best I miss you so much my love for you will never change until we meet again good night for now my hero all my love always xxxxx
Lindsay
Thu Sep 2016
Well grandad today has been a very hard day as I'm sure you will know I don't know why but out of the blue i became very emotional for an hour but I looked at your photos remembered your smile how much I love you & tried to think how lucky I was to have you in my life your sense of humour made me chuckle today when I thought about the man you are my love for you is so strong I miss you like crazy things just arnt the same without you all my love always my hero sleep tight xxxxx
Lindsay
Thu Sep 2016
I thought of you today Grandad but that is nothing new I thought of you yesterday & the day before that too I think of you so very much my chest is full of pain why you had to leave us will always remain in life i loved you dearly in death I love you still when I close my eyes I'm always close to you but for now my sweet Grandad that's all I can do but one day I'll be back with you just like it should be goodnight sleep tight all my love always xxxxx
Lindsay
Thu Oct 2016
Love & miss you always grandad wish I could have you back if only for a day I'd tell you how much I love you & wish I could make you stay but I know that's not going to happen so for now I'll have to hope your looking down on me with pride directing me in the right direction as you always have I feel you close to me during day & night I wish things were different if only as it's not right goodnight sweet dreams for ever my hero all my love always xxxxx
Lindsay
Fri Oct 2016
Sorry it's late grandad 30 long weeks since you left us time is going by the grief I side my heart is still asking why you are the man of our family & things are not the same without you were all lost it just doesn't seem really that your gone love & miss you more everyday all my love always xxxxx
Lindsay
Thu Oct 2016
I missed you today like every other day my heart aches with emptiness that will never go away I can't tell you anymore how much I love you so but I know in my heart you know sleep tight goodnight my hero xxxxxx
Lindsay
Thu Oct 2016
When your beautiful heart stopped beating my heart just broke in two knowing that here on earth there will never be another like you love & miss you so much grandad night god bless my hero all my love always xxxxx
Lindsay
Thu Nov 2016
It's getting to that time of year grandad the one I love so much yours & grandma's birthday & christmas time aswell the times we should be together but we must be apart for you couldn't stay with us which breaks all of our hearts we will make sure your involved grandad just as you always were as our family isn't complete without you our hearts ache but we know your always here close to us but this time not in person just in our hearts & thoughts but never far away as someone so special will always remain in our family all my love always xxxxx
Lindsay
Thu Nov 2016
My heart still aches with sadness and many tears still flow what it ment to loose you no one will ever know I hold you close within my heart and there you will remain to walk with me throughout my life until we meet again all my love as always grandad love & miss you so much xxxxxx
Lindsay
Thu Nov 2016
Well grandad not sure if you came to see me today. 1st time I've had a feeling like that since you left us! I know I asked you to come see me & hope that you do again if you did Miss & love you so much all my love always xxxxx
Lindsay
Thu Dec 2016
Well grandad yesterday was your 80th birthday & what a hard day it was i hope you had a good one rugby a few ciders & some good food,you really are an amazing man & our lifes just arnt the same christmas next im gonna try be strong for the children & grandma but its going to be a struggle love & miss you so much my hero xxxxx
Lindsay
Fri Mar 2017
Can't believe it's been a year already Grandad how we all love & miss you so much you are thought about more & more everyday thanks you for the sign you gave me this morning to let me know you were with me all my love today tomorrow & always r.i.p sleep tight xxxxxxxxxxx