What a way to go.

I guess I’m a day behind on catching this (in my defense, I haven’t yet reached the age when I scan the obituary section), but here’s something from the Macon Telegraph worth sharing:

J. Philip “Phil” Self, 66, of 7348 Cardigan Circle, NE, Atlanta, Georgia, died Wednesday, October 10, 2012. Services will be private…
Phil was a diehard Georgia Bulldogs fan and was a season tickets holder for decades. It is a shame that the last game he saw was the tragedy last Saturday night.

I hope one thing had nothing to do with the other.

How best to honor a man who had his priorities straight?  I think there’s only one thing to do, and that’s dedicate the rest of the season to him.  Win one for the Selfer, fellas.

(h/t Seth Emerson)

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13 responses to “What a way to go.

  1. Z-Dawg

    In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made to FireMarkRicht.com in his honor.

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  2. 69Dawg

    Getting old is bad for a couple of reasons but one of them is the realization that there are only a few more football seasons left. The fact that you don’t see any light at the end of the UGA tunnel is just plain depressing.

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  3. Dog in Fla

    When you manage to irritate the Self Family, you may have gone just a little too far

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  4. Ogeecheedawg

    Darn! I’m away from the computer for a few days and I come back to this. Phil and I were classmates at UGA Law and were best buds living in the Springlake-Collier Road area of Atlanta in the 70s. What a downer. (Sorry for the very personal thoughts)

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  5. BillDawgSelf

    Hallelujah: “one for the Selfers!!!!!!!!” Brother, I hope God allowed you to see this game. GA DAWGS

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