A NOTE FROM ANOTHER SOLDIERS MOTHER
Dear Bushnell Family & Friends! I did not have the pleasure to know your Billy, but it's obvious that he was an awesome person. I am merely writing you this Tribute as the mother of a soldier who has served one tour of duty in Iraq, and who will most likely return sooner than I would like. A tiny piece of my heart breaks off every time that I hear that one of our soldiers has been taken. I wrote a poem about a year ago while my son was in Iraq that I would like to share with you. I wrote it, just to remind myself that "angels were riding on his soldier". Now, your Billy is one of those Angels. My heartfelt condolences to you and your family. You're so right!!! Billy will NEVER be forgotten! Close
ANGELS ON HIS SHOULDER
How gracefully they fly, and silently they flit,
Watching and searching for just the right place to sit.
To be there for someone who might need a helping hand,
Could it be someone who is far away, fighting in another land?
They found him, I knew they would and are carefully watching his back,
He's my Son, he's my Hero, who's currently serving in Iraq.
They've been keeping him safe for months and out of harms way,
I wish I could thank them personally, but they'd all just fly away!
So, each night as I say my prayers I ask that they continue to sit,
On the shoulders of this Brave Soldier for just a little bit!
All My Love,
The VERY Proud Mother of: SPC Arthur J. Conklin