‘Now this is an obit’
This obituary went wildly viral because it sounds like a life very well lived. It made people smile and maybe change, just a little bit, the way they live their lives.
Plus, it’s so beautifully written. We’re sure Uncle Bunky would have appreciated it.
‘Now this is an obit,’ said @kinsellawarren who shared the newspaper cutting on Twitter.
And just some of the many things people were saying about it.
Hunter S. Thompson quote. “Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside in a cloud of smoke, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming “Wow!
— hannah miller (@Millermiller115) May 20, 2020
Dirt nap is incredible
— Jennifer C. Martin (@notreallyjcm) May 20, 2020
Hahaha…”do what Bunky say, not what Bunky do” has just been added to my repertoire of vernacular devices.
— 🇨🇦 James Andrew ✋🧼🤚 OR 🧟♂️🧟♀️ (@Ninelives8871) May 20, 2020
I already miss him, and I didn’t know about him until 5 minutes ago.
— Jay Sullivan (@Jbird457) May 20, 2020
And how fortunate “Uncle Bunky” was to have a gifted nephew or niece that could pen a lovely legacy such as this…
It’s how we gain immortality, living on in the hearts and minds of others.
— Karen 🇨🇦🇳🇴🇮🇹 (@dkreative1) May 20, 2020
Whoever wrote this I’m gonna need you to stay alive long enough to write mine…this obit is a work of art
— Tim Clifford (@tcliffsnotes) May 20, 2020
And here’s the nephew who wrote it.
— Sue May Art (@suemayart) May 21, 2020
RIP Randall Jacobs AKA Uncle Bunky AKA The Bunkster
Source Twitter @kinsellawarren