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chickencookie February 12th, 2019 12:58am

Did you know anyone who retired at 65 or 70 and then a few years after that died?

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cpaswr just say the letters
02/12/19 9:04 pm

My dad would have died shortly after I got married in 2009 if he didn’t get an LVAD. He died almost 3 years later. The anniversary of his death was last week.

DarthTater Jesus Saves
02/12/19 10:16 am

I thank God for this, but no, I do not. I have lost a couple of relatives to old age, though😞

Suzan Hawaii
02/11/19 10:45 pm

Most of them did because they had nothing more as a cause to lice for

02/11/19 10:42 pm

Father in law retired on a Friday at 60. Died three days later of a heart attack. Retire as soon as you can. You never know........

ovcourse California
02/11/19 8:31 pm

Dad died at 54, mom at 78, grandparents all late 70’s to 80. I see a pattern.

pcisbs1 Baltimore to Central PA
02/11/19 8:12 pm


DarthTater Jesus Saves
02/12/19 10:15 am

I’m sorry to hear thatπŸ˜•

4boot LaTrineodeur, MN
02/11/19 7:46 pm

Knew a guy who retired at 65, was walking a short distance to the bank to deposit his last paycheck, collapsed and died...heart attack.

4boot LaTrineodeur, MN
02/11/19 10:47 pm

Retiring and changing one’s routine can be very stressful for some people.

02/11/19 7:27 pm

I’ve heard about many people who died within a short time of retiring. A good family friend, who had been a highway patrolman and then a school district bus supervisor, had a heart attack and dropped dead literally the morning after he retired. He was in his fifties.

Zod Above Pugetropolis
02/11/19 7:15 pm

And even younger, yes. But it wasn’t retirement or boredom that killed them, they were already headed downhill, physically, before they retired.

chickencookie Jihad Joe
02/11/19 6:58 pm

My whole life my dad spoke of how he would retire to Arizona with my mother and live the “good life”. He was very frugal. Took 5 vacations that I remember and we hardly ever went out to eat. When he did retire, his health weakened and one day on a special occasion, he died walking on a street.

EarlyBird Portland
02/11/19 8:18 pm

😒 I’m so sorry.

Axl752 NY
02/11/19 8:26 pm

Sorry CC

GlockMan1 Alabama
02/11/19 6:47 pm

Paul William "Bear" Bryant was an American college football player and coach. He was best known as the head coach of the University of Alabama football team. During his 25-year tenure as Alabama's head coach, he amassed six national championships and thirteen conference championships. He died at 69 only 6 months after retiring from coaching.

chickencookie Jihad Joe
02/11/19 6:48 pm

He had a great life but too young to die.

Malekithe Hades
02/11/19 7:17 pm

Heart problems

AZlass Phoenix
02/11/19 6:12 pm

My grandmother retired at 65 and died 3 months later.

AZlass Phoenix
02/11/19 11:49 pm

Yes. She was diagnosed with leukemia 2 weeks after she retired. She’d gone in for a routine checkup.

chickencookie Jihad Joe
02/12/19 6:06 am

That’s terrible. Reminds me of my Aunt Mary. Went for a complete check up and she was fine. A few weeks later something happened - she was hemorrhaging and she died at 54. That was very shocking. My cousin who was...about 22 was not able to speak for several weeks after.

buffaloman Team Trump
02/11/19 6:09 pm

My father retired at 65 and died at 72.

Axl752 NY
02/11/19 6:07 pm

My dad. Retired at 65. Died 3 weeks ago at 74.

katerina13 stuck in the middle
02/11/19 6:29 pm

Sorry for your loss, axl

chickencookie Jihad Joe
02/11/19 6:49 pm

I’m so sorry Axel. Was he ill?

imanag My heaven on Earth
02/11/19 7:37 pm

I’m so sorry for your loss, Axl.

Axl752 NY
02/11/19 7:43 pm

Thanks. CC... he wasn't ill for very long. He first started getting short of breath this past November. Turns out he had a very aggressive for of lung cancer, it came on very fast, he had to go on a ventilator for 2 weeks where unfortunately I had i make the decision to take him off when it was found out that there would be no hope of treatment or recovery. Just a horrible thing, still in shock.

chickencookie Jihad Joe
02/11/19 8:09 pm

How very awful for everyone. Hugs.

EarlyBird Portland
02/11/19 8:20 pm

I’m so sorry axl. 😒

missmorganmarie ...
02/11/19 8:34 pm

axl, wow. i am so sorry for your loss. ❀

Axl752 NY
02/13/19 6:06 pm

Thanks everyone

Kay41 the Midwest
02/11/19 6:02 pm

Well, I worked with a teacher who retired at 55 and died at 56 or 57. Very sad.

chickencookie Jihad Joe
02/11/19 6:53 pm

You never know. Very sad and so young.