Man from Kentucky, US made sure that his wife received flowers on her birthday every year even after his death. 8 years ago, Rich Cox died of throat cancer but made sure that his wife received flowers every year. While talking about it to international media, Tracey Cox, his wife who lives in Georgetown in Kentucky said that her husband was ‘one of a kind’ and nobody could ever replace him.
She said that he was not only her husband but also her best friend and soul mate. The couple was married for more than 25 years before Rich lost his three-year battle with throat cancer at the age of 53. Tracey who now lives with her daughter Bethany said that both of them have hundreds of happy memories of Rich’s romantic gestures. While speaking to international media, Bethany said that her father was the most romantic and emotional man she had ever met.
According to media reports, towards the end of Rich’s life, the couple renewed their vows and went on a dream vacation to Hawaii. Rich reportedly had planned his own funeral. He died on Flag day and the day had a deep meaning to him, international media reported. Rich had, in the 1970s served the Army burying soldiers at Arlington National Cemetery.
In a similar tale of undying love, a heartbreaking video of an elderly Chinese couple infected with the virus has gone viral on social media platforms. The video which has garnered over 2,000 likes, shows the man diagnosed with COVID-19 feeding his wife food and water. The viral video also shows the man coming to meet his wife while holding a saline drip pouch in his hand.
I’ll love you forever, every single day of forever: An 87-yr-old man diagnosed with #COVID19 held an infusion bottle to visit his wife, also a #COVID19 patient, from the ward next door and patiently gave her water and food. Hope you recover soon! pic.twitter.com/LXH1AxINsU— People's Daily, China (@PDChina) February 12, 2020