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Obama Featured in Georgia Man's Obituary: Don't Send Flowers, Just Donate To Any Candidate Running Against Barack Obama in 2012

Rome, Georgia


wistv.com

ROME, GA (NBC)If you are a friend of Don Unsworth, a Georgia businessman who recently passed away, don't send flowers to the family. Just vote against President Obama in 2012.

- About 50 people attended the funeral for Don Unsworth, a northwest Georgia businessman, father, grandfather and husband. Described by family as lively, humorous and politically conservative.

Mr. Unsworth's newspaper obituary reflected all those qualities with the following request: "In lieu of flowers the family respectfully asks that donations be sent to the American Cancer Society, or to the campaign of anybody who is running against President Barack Obama in 2012."

"He was not really a big Obama fan," said his daughter Donna Barnes. Barnes says the US Air Force veteran disliked the costly stimulus and worried about unemployment. The obituary, and the donations, were Unsworth's family's idea. "We just felt like it was the best tribute we could give to him," said Barnes.

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