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LDS president met call with humility, vigor

Published: Monday, Jan. 28 2008 12:00 a.m. MST

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He will be miss a lot. The best way to honor his memory is by doing what he taught. He is the prophet of my youth, what a wonderful opportunity! Its good to know the plan of salvation in moments like this. We love you president Hinckley, thank you for your example and life of service.

Myrna Clark

Thank you for the inspirations and great leadership. What a great reunion with your sweet heart and especially with your creator as he embraces you and say WELL DONE THOU GOOD AND FAITHFUL SERVANT. We will miss you as we try to live up to your council. Our prayers are with your family


Much love to President Hinckley and may the Lord bless you and keep you.

May the new Apostles keep the tradition President Hinckley started, and be directed as he was directed in this great church!


This great man was not born for himself, his family, or his faith, but rather he was born for the benefit of the human race. He will be missed by all whether they know it or not. Thank you for you all that you did.


Farewell President Hinckley. You are a beloved leader who will missed!

Kent Dodds

I'm going forth to serve in Zion, in the Missouri Independence Mission. It was President Gordon B. Hinckley that signed my letter to go, and I will be sure to honor his trust that I would serve honorably, by serving honorably. Gordon B. Hinckley is the prophet I grew up to. I will always remember him as my prophet. Thank you President Hinckley. Hurrah for Israel!

Daniel Lee

President Hinckley was a great influence to, not just members of The Church, but to other individuals around the world. He will be greatly missed by everyone. Even with this tragity in our life, there is also great joy. He lead a great life, and now He is going to join His Eternal companion, because of this I am extemely happy for Him. I love President Hinckley and will always remember His great example. As a youth, this is pretty hard because He was the one Prophet I grew up listening to and looking up to. Once again, I love Him and will always love Him.

Robyn J

My 7 year old teared up when he heard the news of your passing; As did I. You and your wife had such dynamic beauty and were truly a wonderful example to the world. Thanks for being everything you were to so many people. God bless you and your beautiful wife. We were all so blessed to have you a part of our lives.

Magleby - Riverton, UT

Whenever I saw you or heard your voice the Holy Spirit testified to me that you are a Prophet of God. You truly are! What a great leader and example you have been to me and millions around the world. Your example and legacy will live on.


God bless you and your family President Hinkley


As a non member of the church living in Utah for over 20 years, I can only send my condolences to a faith that is in mourning today. President Hinckley was a great man, and will be missed by millions of people around the world.


What an incredible example of Christ-like service and devotion was President Hinckley. May we follow his example. His sense of humor was priceless. Blessings to his family.


I was baptized in 1996, Gordon B. Hinkley is the only prophet I have ever known. I have been to a few general conferences since I have been baptized, and I have felt his spirit just by being in the same room as him. One of the people that I felt that I needed to meet was Gordon B. Hinkley, but I know that I will meet him and know of his spirit. I know that he was a prophet of god, and I know that he is with his wife and heavenly father doing his work from the other side. He is with all the prophets that have passed before him helping them do the work that they still need to do. I know that one day I will be able to meet him and know of his love. My prayers and thoughts are with his family and friends in their time of loss. God be with you all during this trying time.


It is so sad that President Hinckley died. I was at A Youth Standards Night fireside, and after it was over, one of the people in our stake presiency stod up and said that he had just recieved confirmation that President Hinckley passed away. And then we sang We Thank Thee O God For a Prophet, But barely anybody sang because we were so sad.That is how i found out he died. It was very sad because we were all so happy and having fun, but then boom, there came the news.It was very sad. I loved President Hinckley. He was my favorite prophet. I cant wait to see him in heaven!!

Denise Shattuck

Our great prophet, leader and friend will truly be missed. His contribution to the world was amazing during his 97 years here on this earth. I am so grateful to have met him and his dear wife, Majorie and to have traveled with them for several weeks. It will be something I'll never forget.

We love you!

The DiGirolamo Family from Raleigh, NC was deeply saddened to hear the news of President Hinckley's passing last night. After we got the phone call - we went to the computer- and the servers were so busy - we couldn't get any news for a bit. Finally - it went through - as I'm sure thousands of you with us were trying to get some news of our beloved prophet. We mourn for him - yet we are so happy he is reunited with his beloved wife. We truly "Thank Thee Oh God For A Prophet". President Hinckley reached out to so many-and he especially LOVED the youth of the church.

We are all better people because of his service and love and charity.

God be with you till we meet again.

The Vincent DiGirolamo family

Raleigh - NC


While serving a mission in Alaska, President Hinckley spoke the missionaries and I don't think I had ever laughed so hard. His stories and humor were the best. He will be missed.

S Carpenter

I was so sad to hear the news.What a wonderful man and the most wonderful prophet. I loved him and I will miss him.I know he is so happy to be with his dear wife once again.This makes me happy. I will always love and miss President Hinckley.Great Man Great Prophet. I will alway remember his words,"It isn't as bad as you sometime think it is. It all works out.Put your trust in God, move forward with faith the Lord will not forsake us... Put your turst in God, and move forward.

Aura M. -Santa Clara- CA

Prophet Gordon B. Hinckley Was the Prophet, with precisely the same authority of Moses and Abraham and all the other prophets through the ages. A truly remarkable human being has been lost, and I for one feel much honored to have seen know him, I know I will truly miss him. I consider this personal loss as if a family member is lost. He was a quiet man, but possessed such charisma, he was so humble, kind and his legacy will remain in the church for some many generations to come. He will be missed. All my sympathy, respect and I give my heart and prayers to the family.


He was a man greatly loved and admired.

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