A few tweets…
Keenan Mayo ,Associate Editor, Bloomberg Businessweek
“He took off for that great pool party in the sky…”
Stephen Miller, Obituary Writer, Wall Street Journal
Freddie McCullough, 61, killed when he rushed into a burning orphanage to save adorable children. Or maybe not.
Ryan Chittum, Staff Writer, Columbia Journalism Review
when the obit makes you wish you’d met not only the man, but also his exes, you know it’s good.
Nina Strochlic, Reporter, Newsweek Global
“There isn’t enough space here to list all of the women from Freddie’s past.” Obituaries as a comedy form.
Buffy Andrews, Assistant Managing Editor, York Daily Record
I love obituaries that make me smile. Thanks @jhilton32 for sharing this one
Jill Lawless, London Correspondent, Associated Press
RT @katiezez: This is how you write an obituary.
Claire O’Connell, Contributor, Irish Times
RT @katieschwartz: I couldn’t be more in love with this #Obituary, found via a friend on FB
Katie Zezima, Newark Correspondent, Associated Press
This is how you write an obituary.
Max Blau, Staff Writer, Creative Loafing Atlanta
“He hated vegetables and hypocrites. Not necessarily in that order.”
Tommy Tomlinson, Sports Writer
RIP William McCullough, the man, the myth, the legend.
Gary Mills, Online Entertainment Editor and Dining Notes Columnist, Florida Times-Union
RT @talkwithadam: So worth the read…thanks to @kerri_stewart @editormarilyn@yelvington: Obit of the year.
Wade Malcolm, Higher Education Reporter, News Journal
“Freddie loved … Two and a Half Men, beautiful women, Reeses Cups and Jim Beam” Obit is both awesome & frightening
Marilyn Young, Managing Editor, News Audience, Florida Times-Union
Love the cause of death line. Priceless. RT “@yelvington: Obit of the year.
Meg Mirshak, Staff Writer, Augusta Chronicle
RT @taxslayerdan88: Is this the greatest obituary ever????? I think so
You can read the entire obituary here. Make sure to check out the hundreds of postings in the Guest Book.
“Freddy, I’ll always cherish that magical weekend we spent “chasing gators” in September of ’79. – Linda”
Double Wide Blue is based on the incredible life of William McCullough AKA “Hot Rod.” His obituary has gone viral.