My uncle, Henry Mattheu, passed away today at his home in Parkton, Maryland after a long, valiant struggle with cancer. Uncle Henry helped bring our family together by establishing a yearly family reunion that enabled me to keep in touch with relatives I didn't know very well since I lived in Kentucky.
I will miss you Uncle Henry. I appreciate all you did for me, my family, and our extended family. I'm glad that you're no longer in pain, but I'll never say that it is for the best.
I love you, Uncle Henry. I play this song for you in your honor: