S: Happy 80th Birthday Dad! January 30, 2012
FC: Happy 80th Birthday Dad!
1: Born in the Sparkling City by the Sea, was a beautiful boy named William Habeeb
2: Sparkling green eyes and curly black hair he was the joy of his mother who gave him great care His sweet mother Mary was loving and kind, raised six kids on her own, never asked for a dime
3: She taught William about life and how to behave, be responsible, loyal, loving and brave
4: A fine young man did William become, wanted to fight for his country and carry a gun
5: He joined the Marines and went on his way, took leave one week to visit a friend in PA
6: He met Patty Lou, Doc's little sis Little did he know one day they would kiss and tie the knot as husband and wife to begin the grand journey of their life
7: October 12, 1957 was the date of their wedding, a quaint little Methodist church provided the perfect setting
8: William worked for Westinghouse in their nuclear lab a job he liked that wasn't too bad Worked on the the first nuclear sub, the Nautilus was her name A few years later a better job came | The rhyming part got tricky so bear with me Here is your employment history:
10: William & Patty were blessed with four kids The first little one was named Sid Then came Cheryl, Joe and Mary Raising 4 kids had to be scary!
11: Especially in the cold and snow, William knew they had to go | So he and Patty left PA, moved to Oklahoma for a better job and pay | Spent two years at Kerr McGee, Then moved back to the Sparkling City By the Sea
13: A change of career was at hand William was destined to become a jewelry man He worked for Habeeb's Jewelers, his brother Emil's store, Learned all he could by working the bench to the floor | After about a year or so William knew it was time to part A store of his own was in his heart He and Patty created a beautiful jewelry store On November 21,1967 they opened the door
14: Buxtons Jewelers became their life They worked side by side as husband and wife Forty-five years and still going strong Amazing and a blessing to be in business this long! | Buxtons Jewelers is a family owned business that has been serving Corpus Christi over 44 years. Our customers keep coming back and referring their friends for one simple reason, trust. We carry fine quality hand-picked jewelry that we select for exceptional quality and value. We offer custom jewelry designs as well. Appraisal service is available and is fully documented. We offer high quality and prompt repairs on fine watches and jewelry. Jewelry repair is a specialty. Our commitment to old-fashioned personalized service will mean the piece that you choose is just right!
15: Customer Comments | "Small boutique setting with great customer service: The owners can get you anything from anywhere and they will spend as much time with you as you need to get you what you are looking for. Incredibly helpful and good prices as well." | "My family has been doing business with Buxtons ever since I can remember and has always provided quality service to us. When I am in the search of quality jewelery and time pieces I know that I can turn to the folks at Buxtons to provide honest and reasonable customer service. | "Top Notch: I bought an engagement ring from Buxtons Jewelers and there willingness to help and give me all the time I needed plus their expertise advice was wonderful. They really let you know that they care about your purchase and will provide you with outstanding service. I highly suggest going here." | "I have been going to Buxtons for years. I first started going there because my Mother goes there. I have always trusted them completely with all my jewelry.I was in the store this week because I have a diamond ring that I had wanted to have reset and I looked everywhere for the perfect setting. I found the perfect one at Buxtons and was given an excellent price! I live out of town and Mr. Habeeb got my "new ring" ready in time for me to take it home with me! Without hesitation I recommend Buxtons. They are honest, do wonderful quality work and have excellent prices! The customer service is second to none!!"
16: Dad, You are a man of great integrity, perseverance, honesty, and honor. You have given us unconditional love, protected us, supported us, encouraged us, taught us, challenged us and accepted us. We love you with all of our hearts and wish you a very blessed 80th birthday! Your loving family, Patty, Sid, Cheryl & Corkey, Joey, Mary, James, Colleen, Nicholas & Ginger!
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