- 70 years old
- Date of birth: Jun 16, 1942
- Place of birth:
Bachuo Akagbe, South West Region, Cameroon
- Date of passing: Nov 3, 2012
- Place of passing:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
|Let the memory of John be with us forever|
"u were a lovely father. i have never stop thinkinking of u. ur departure created a vacuum in my life. but may ur gentle soul rest in peace"
"you will always be in my memory. thank u for the life u gave us. a life full of hopes. thank dad because u were always there for me. i always love u. may u rest in peace"
"A tribute to my father."
"it's three years gone without u. Is still like a dream to me. is never a day that i have gone without thinking of you. thank for the love and care u showed to us. even in my next life i still want u as a father. you were the best father on earth. i will always love you. may your gentle soul rest in peace"
"Omg, i can't beleive it's been three years today since you went to be with the lord. It seems just like yesterday. I can feel your presence every time i make a decision. I can hear you telling me how to proceed. Thank you for making me who i am today. I can't complain. You were the best. Nora, Collins and Aloy joined you so soon. I know you have them under your wings. May your gentle souls rest in peace. You will forever be missed. I love you. Your daughter BK"
"Papa, how time runs fast, how i wish you were there to right some of the wrongs that came after your departure. But only God knows why. No one to replace you, an ever upright man you were, no discrimination, equal love, peace maker etc. May your Gentile Loving Soul Rest In Perfect Peace in the Bosom Hands of JESUS CHRIST. I'll forever LOVE & remember you, your memory will never depart from me, my Hero."
"Papa it has been a while since u left us. It has never been a day that I have not thought of u. Your memory is fresh in my heart. Efu just celebrated her wedding I wish u were there to celebrate with her. May ur gentle soul rest in peace"
"is just like yesterday but it has been two years. i love and miss you so much. i are always in my mine and you will always be. dad i love you and you were the best dad. may you rest in peace"
"03 NOVEMBER reminds me of the Tearless grief that bleeds inwardly, Grief and sadness knits two hearts in closer bonds than happiness ever can and common sufferings are far stronger than common joys. Heaven knows I need never be ashamed of my tears, for they are rain upon the blinding dust of earth, overlying my hard hearts. Time heals grief and quarrels. When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight. When you speak of him, speak not with tears for thoughts of him should not be sad. Let memories of the times you shared give you comfort for his life was rich because of you.
Your dexterous wit will haunt us long, wounding our grief with yesterday, your laughter is a broken song; and death found you, kind and gay. We may forget those transient things, that made your charm and our delight, but loyal love has deathless wings, that rise and triumph out of the night. So, in the years to come, your name shall be as music that ascends, when honor turns a heart from shame…
O heart of hearts! O friend of friends! O father of fathers!
You are forever loved
though this life fades away
and all mortal bodies decay.
You will forever be my beloved,
my immortal betrothed,
my enduring flame,
my guiding light,
my compass rose
R. I. P."
"Wow, it's really been 2yrs since you left us. Your grandchildren are so grown. You also have two new additions. The most recent one is from Nkwomen. Can you belief this? We all miss you so much. So much has happened this past two years, most of them positive. I wish you were here to celebrate these moments with us. I hope you are having a blast in Heaven. I miss you so much and will forever miss you. You were the best dad ever. Love you."
"It feels like yesterday but it's been two years today since you left us. I miss you so bad and I tear each time I think of you . I wish you were here to see the progress I'm making In my education and life as a whole so you can rip the fruit of your labour and rejoice that God is good . Thanks for being such an amazing dad, thanks for the confidence you gave me , thanks providing endlessly for me, thanks for the encouraging words , thanks for letting me know education is my second strong hold after God. I wish you were here. You will forever missed . Love you my Hero , I can't stop missing you . I wish the separation didn't happen this soon so you could see how far your hard work has taken us to. U did an awesome job.I hurt bc u didn't live to see me get to where I can do things for you. It's right around the corner and I want to thank u again for the love and encouragement .
"Happy B-Day daddy. I miss and love you so much.
"My Sweet & Loving Father, ooh!! How i cried when u passed away, i still cry today. Although I LOVED U Dearly, i couldn't make u stay. A Golden Heart stopped beating, Hard working hands at rest. God broke my heart to prove to me he only takes the best. Papa, for the love & care i have for u, i will be holding a condolence in ur name on the 1st /12/2013. May ur Humble & Gentil Soul Rest in Perfect Peace in JESUS Name...Amen."
"I will for ever miss you
May your soul rest in perfect peace"
"Dad, it's been a year since you left us. It seems just like yesterday. Your memory is still very alive in us. You were such a wonderful father. It is because of your example that I carefully consider the choices I make as a parent; knowing I can dramatically affect the lives of my children through my choices and characteristics. Your characteristic of sacrificing was quite authentic. RIP."
"Papa as a loving & perfect father u have ever been & for ever be, u came in my vision & directed me the part u want me to take; i know u have ever wanted the best from me & i promise to follow the step & i've started. I believe i will arrive where u shown me. Papa, i will not disappoint u, i will reach where u took me & make u proud even in ur grave.ur only sister is always thinking of u."
"Don John, the ever young, the Hero of all father's in the world, an exampulary father, Pa i salut u. Pa, my heart is full & heavy since ur departure this date 3rd November came to me like the Savanna wind, that made me fill empty till today, 1 year u left this sinful world.Pa, memories of you has not left me for a day. You are the best Uncle & father i will ever have. A Dieu Mon Héro."
""Grand pa, what a day of sorrow. Our mother is always talking about you, which shows how dear u were to her. Grand pa, eventhough we never saw you alive, we LOVE you & may your soul rest in peace.
Your grand kids missed you Ebika & Marcel Dylane""
"Pa, dead is unfaithful to us. since it decided to take you away from us on this faithful day that marked a year of your departure, 3rd November 2012. you have always been the father i never had and will always be even at your death you remain my father & your picture is part of my memory. May your gentile soul rest in peace in JESUS Name.... your niece Emmerencia."
"it has been a year you left us.i can still remember that faithful day.it came like a dream and is getting to a reality.papa you have always been in my mind.thank you for all the values you taught us.you where just the best father on earth.thank you for always being there for us.papa just continue watching over us.may your gentle soul rest in peace"
"And you did a fine job. I wish you were here today to see the progression of the good work you started in our lives. I wish you were here to see Emile transit from a boy to a man of his own and also see his child soon to be born. Just want to thank God for you and may your soul rest in peace while you remain in our Hearts for ever. We miss you, ma Assem misses you so much grand Pa"
"Thank you for the life you gave me;thank you for being such an awesome Dad; thank you for the man, father and husband that I am today;thank you for the values you instilled in me; thank you for the unconditional love that you showed me; thank you for the confidence you gave me; thank you for the providence and protection that God descended unto you as a father to protect and provide for us"
"It seems like yesterday, wow how time flies, but you are in our memories as fresh as ever before. I have a vivid image and memory of that solemn day in my minds eye. I keep on playing it over and over again in my mind wishing that things were different. It's been a year since I spent the last night with you in the physical but I know your spirit is watching over us as we sleep at night tho"
"Whaoooo. Papa, its exactly one year today when you answer the Lord's call, and kissed us goodbye till we meet again. Its still fresh in our hearts. Hope you met your friend George Ebai, together you people should watch over us we pray. Thank you papa for your unconditional love on us all, with no discrimination. RIP, WE love you always."
"papa is getting to a year that you left us.am always thinking of you.i have not forgotten that faithful day.it came like a blow to me.may your gentle soul rest in peace"
"Papa I love and miss you. Thanks for everything you did to us.
May your soul rest in perfect peace. It is a great loss that will never be replaced untill we meet again."
"John Young, John Young, John Young! Long time. I am just checking on you. I know you are a happy and proud man where you are. As the day that you finally departed from us is getting closer, I feel so empty. Assem can not stop asking for her grand pa. She always say " mammy can we go and bring my grand pa from Cameroon, I miss him please!!!!!!." Pa your entire family miss you so much."
"papa since you depart from us,i always feel empty.i always feel as if something is lacking in my life.papa i will always pray for your soul.rest in peace"
"papa,as each passes i have not stop thinking of u.i always see you in my dream.you were the best father.i will always thank God for given me you as my father.thank you for the life you gave me.papa i missed you so much.papa i will always love you even in death.may your gentle soul rest in peace"
"My beloved Dad, I miss you so much. I cannot stop thinking about you mostly with Father's Day around the corner. There is never a day that passes by without a thought of you crossing my mind. You were the best dad ever. Thanks for giving me such a wonderful life. I love you
"A great soul that depart from me, i feel empty without u. memories of u has not left me for a second, i miss u papa."
"PAPA ASSEM MISS YOU SO SO MUCH. WE LOVE U AND WE WILL MISS U FOREVER.LOVE U DADDY"
"no one can fill that vacuum in my heart."
"papa i will always weep because i have loss a father.we will always pray for u.adieu papa"
"may u rest in peace even though it is not easy to accept but we just have to learn to leave with it"
"finally u have gone to rest.papa u have left me with a vacuum in my heart.you were the best father on earth.i will continue to thank God for given u to me as a father.i think of u in every moment of my life.thank u for the good life life u gave us.i will always love n miss u even in death"
"WE CONTINUE TO PRAY FOR YOU MR JOHN!!!!"
"WE ALL MISS YOU"
"LOVE YOU PAPA"
"my beloved father i will foreverrmiss u.we came back to the USA.we finally removed ur things from ur room down stair.It was a very difficult thing for us to do papa.we did your funeral just the way you wanted us to do it.All your kids ,inlaws,relatives,friends were the to bid farewell to you. Daddy!!!!.you were a great man. you left a legacy that will never be forgotten.may u rest in peace"
"To All Pa Orock's Children,
No one can describe what you all are going through.... With a heavy heart, I pray for you .... and pray for eternal rest of your beloved father. May he have eternal peace with the Lord...My condolence..."
"He was an awesome Dad, uncle, and role model. He leaves behind a legacy of Dignity, and memories that can never be forgotten. Though he leaves us now, he is not far away. For we shall see him soon, on that day when Christ returns, when the the dead shall rise and the living shall rapture with Christ Jesus. So, instead of saying Good Bye, we say See You soon. I love you Pa Orock!!!!"
"Papa for all , may your gentle and warm soul rest in perfect peace where we will meet to part no more. I keep remembering the way you will always call me 'mami mami' what a life. Thanks for your warm and receptive approach to all.
"Loving memories never die. As years roll on and days pass by, in our hearts a memory is kept of the ones we loved and will never forget.
Papa, as you travel to meet your creator, you will definitely see mami Julie Bessem Ebini. Let her know we are doing well and think about her as if she were still with us. The mission for both of you continues. Love & Peace."
""Don John,how i wish this day never came,i wish you would have stayed longer.You are the best role model anyone can ever have.I remember all the times i failed and faltered you were never disappointed,but encouraged,gave me grace marks and promoted me to what i am today. i love you and always will.Though you are gone, you own a place in my heart no one will ever replace.Adieu mon HERO""
"Grand pa we miss you so much. We prayed for you to travel and come back safely but now you are gone forever. We know that your spirit is still with us and God will take control wherever you are. MAY YOUR SOUL REST IN PEACE.
Your grand sons,
Lesley and Wesley"
"From the day I was born, you took me as yours. You pampered me when I cried and punished me when I was wrong. It's so hard to believe you are no more there to advice me. But one thing is certain, I know you have gone ahead to prepare a better place for us at the lords Bosom. I'm going to miss you greatly and with this I say THANK YOU & GOOD BYE MY DAD. Your grand daughter Merit Etengeneng."
"Grand pa I came to the house after you left for USA because of your health but hoping one day we were going to see but death had to take you away from us. We pray that your soul rest in peace.
Your grand son
"Grand pa you left the day I was born for USA because of your health. I was hoping one day we were going to see you but death had to snatch you away. Grand pa I love you and may your soul rest in peace.
Your grand daughter
"Grand pa I never knew you but I heard you were sick and was in the US for treatment. I never thought I will never see you, I wish I saw you before your departure . I will always love you and may your gentle soul rest in peace!
Your grand son,
"Grandpa, if tears could build stairways, and memories a lane, I would walk right up to heaven and bring you home again. May the God of love and mercy care for you. You will be missed. Rest in perfect peace.
"We love and miss you so------ much.
Tyler and Thiery Elokobi"
"God saw you getting tired, and there was no cure. With tearful eyes we watched you, and saw you pass away, and although we loved you dearly, we could not make you stay. A golden heart stopped beating, hard working hands at rest. God broke our hearts to prove to us He only takes the best. God has you in his keeping, We have you in our hearts. We will for ever love you."
"Papa ,in memory's garden we meet every day,resting where no shadows fall.Deep in my heart a memory is kept,of one i LOVE and shall never forget,Your live is a beautiful memory,your absence a silent grief.You fell asleep without goodbye, in God's care you rest above,in my heart you rest with LOVE.A cluster of memories sprinkled with tears,wishing God had spared you a few more years.Adieu pa"
"Tenderly i treasure the past with memories that will always last.Never selfish,always loving & kind,my words are few,thoughts are deep.Earth has 1 gentle soul less,Heaven,1 Angel more.In my heart u will always stay,loved & remembered every day.Mind is just a simple prayer,God bless & keep u in his care & memories of u will never die as u rest in the bosome hands of our LORD. Rest in peace."
"As we look back over time, we find ourselves wondering if we did remember to thank you enough for all you did for us? We wonder if we ever thanked you for the sacrifices you made, letting us all have the very best in life.
Papa, If we did forget to show our gratitude enough for all you did, we're thanking you now, hoping you knew all along, how much you meant to us all.
"The blow was hard, the shock was severe, only those who love can tell the pain, of what it meant losing you. To sit and talk with you, your advice, words of encouragement, lovely nature and utmost concern for others. Our loving memories will never die as days go by and years roll on. In our hearts a memory is kept forever. RIP Pa J.Orock."
"I can't stop thinking of the time we spent together from when I was a little boy till the point of your departure! I remember vividly the night we spent together before your departure and the moment i stepped out of the room, God decided to call you home. I hurt! Thank you for the love and care you showed me, thank you for the values you instilled in me.I will forever miss you ! Adieu PAPA"
"Alas today i say Adieu to the one i call PAPA
You nurtured me in LOVE, you taught me to LOVE
You nurtured me with integrity, you taught me to be GRACEFUL
You taught me to believe in GOD,and to HIM you have gone to MEET
Adieu PAPA,the vacuum cannot be filled,love you so MUCH"
"Papa, slow to anger, loving, caring, fatherly, always giving the benefit of the doubt. You ran a good race and fought a good fight, your reward lies ahead. Go thee well Pa. John, tell my dad George Ebai, its never going to be the same. Tell my siblings its a heavy load, but I will never drop it. Thanks for the love and blessing yoy gave my husband and I. You will be missed. RIP, Pa J.O"
"A great soul has departed, but the memories shall never fade. Your loss is huge, and I can only share your pain. May the soul that has gone, rest in peace. Keep faith and courage. I am sorry for your loss."
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