Carter’s Garden Blog


Gone But Not Forgotten…

Last night we had one heck of a storm! Heavy rains flooded back roads & strong winds blew! Every Fall we get a storm like this, timed perfectly to blow all the leaves from the trees. Bill Way called it a “Leaf Stripper”. A friend mentioned this morning that we had one of his leaf strippers’ last night! Then I realized, today is the 1 year anniversary of Bills passing…

1 year ago today our friend Bill Way passed away from Pancreatic Cancer. May he Rest In Peace. Gone but not forgotten!

I’d like to think last nights ‘Leaf Stripper’ was old Bill blowing through. I still think of him often & miss his voice on the radio every day. Rest In Peace brother Bill! You are gone from this place, but you are not forgotten!

Prayers for Susan & his girls & all his family!

Bill loved waterfalls! I can only imagine the waterfalls he is seeing now. RIP

 

Mark C.



Saturday ‘Road Song’

Everyone loves a good ‘Road Song’. A perfect song to get behind the wheel and set off to… I have always loved this old John Kilzer song! Since Johns untimely death, it’s now available on iTunes with that entire album! In my opinion, one of the best rock albums EVER!

This has always been one of my favorites off this album. John was an Awesome musician! May he Rest In Peace!

Here’s the song –

I’m gonna get out on the Highway today myself! Y’all have a great weekend!

PS: Take a few minutes and put together a “Road Song Playlist” – Then get out and take a ride around your beautiful area of the world and enjoy!😎

~ Mark Carter



20 Years Gone, But Not Forgotten!

20 years ago today was the last time I saw Andy Johns alive. He had stopped by my place to visit that day. We went to lunch, then we rode around & did a little catching up. We hadn’t seen each other for a while, but it was like no time had past. After a few hours he headed out to run a couple more errands before heading home to his wife and little girl.

Andy was a proud father.

On the road home another driver swerved into Andy’s lane and hit him head on, killing him instantly… My phone rang around 3am., I woke & sat straight up in the bed & I somehow knew what the call was about… it was Andy’s brother Shane and he told me the tragic news.

This is where we laid Andy to rest. Gone but not forgotten! Rest In Peace.

A few days later I was in Arkansas dressed in a suit, serving as a Pallbearer for Andy. It was a sad, surreal day.

20 years have past, but Andy lives on in the hearts and minds of his family and friends! Rest In Peace Andy! Your gone from this world, but not forgotten!

 

“True friends are the ones who never leave your heart, even if they leave your life for a while. Even after years apart, you pick up with them right where you left off, and even if they die they’re never dead in your heart.”

~ Author Unknown

 

Mark C.



Rest In Peace Mark Asher

Cancer is a terrible disease! Mark Asher fought the good fight and has gone on to glory. Rest In Peace Mark 😞

Rest In Peace Mark Asher!

https://www.wbbjtv.com/2019/02/11/mr-mark-allen-asher/

Do not stand at my grave and weep
I am not there.
I do not sleep.
I am a thousand winds that blow.
I am the diamond glints on snow.
I am the sunlight on ripened grain.
I am the gentle autumn’s rain.
When you awaken in the morning’s hush,
I am the swift uplifting rush
Of quiet birds in circled flight.
I am the soft stars that shine at night.
Do not stand at my grave and cry;
I am not there.
I did not die.

~ Mary Frye

 



Bill Way Memorial/Tribute Show – Today! 8am.-11am. Tune in to WNWS 101.5 FM Radio

Please tune in to WNWS 101.5 FM this morning from 8am – 11am  for a Very Special Show! Today’s show is a ‘Tribute & Memorial’ to Bill Way.

Friends, family, listeners, colleagues and more will be telling stories and paying their respects and tributes to our friend Bill Way!

You can listen Live here – https://wnws.com/listen-live/

Tune in to WNWS 101.5 FM Wednesday, November 28, from 8:00 to 11:00 a.m. Central – That is today! Don’t miss this very special tribute to our friend, Bill Way.

If your not able to tune in today, the family will post a link in a few days so you can listen to today’s WNWS tribute show on Bills personal website – https://www.billwayshow.com in a few days.

Quote by Bill –

“My whole life has been guided by two philosophies …

‘I am often wrong but NEVER in doubt.’

‘With me, it’s 90% entertainment and 10% information. I promise you the 10% information will be very entertaining.'”

– Bill Way (12/12/1943-11/27/2018)

 

Mark Carter
Carter’s Nursery, Pond & Patio
2846 Old Medina Rd. 
Jackson, Tn. 38305
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Bill Way passed this morning. Rest In Peace my friend!

This is a message from Bills daughter posted to Facebook this morning  –

“At 6:52 am on Tuesday, November 27, 2018, daddy peacefully left us here on earth to be reunited with his mom and dad in Heaven. I know Cody, their beloved border collie, will be jumping with joy to see him again.

We will miss you more than you know, but the love you showed us throughout our lives here on earth will be forever in our hearts. We’ve made memories that will last a lifetime. We know just how proud you were of your kids and grandkids. We will continue to make you proud in the years to come.

We share a love of weather and always have. I will look for you in rainbows and, of course, thunderstorms since that’s what we love most. ❤️

I love you, daddy! I can’t wait to see you again.”

– God Bless this family! Pray for their comfort and peace during this emotional time.

Rest In Peace my friend. What a life you lived 😊

Love you Bill ❤️

 

~ Mark C.