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ROBB FRENCH

ROBB FRENCH [1]

Today the old soldier goes to rest

Slipped gently in earth’s pocketed vest

And the world in useless business of years

Will not notice nor care for the saint’s soft tears

Robb French is dead.

2

He pastored and plead with his church

Preached mightily from many a camp “perch”

He prayed and believed, believed and prayed

Until God came, until God stayed

But today Robb French is dead

3

A camp in southern peripheral land

Swamp and pine and palmetto and sand

And from that camp a school did grow

Zooks and Frenches the “seed” did sow

Now the giant French is dead

4

In pick-up truck, he and his wife

Geraldine, she was, other half of his life

Traveled the circuit, delivering the Word

Revival and Rapture–that’s what you heard

Before the revivalist French was dead.

– eab,   Jan. ‘85

[1] Brother French 12/26/1891-1/24/1985 was the most Godly man I’ve known. Privileged to have been in a few Saturday prayer meetings at cottage and sought his advice. Many men have my respect but he stands above all.

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