Days Gone By - stories from the past

Imagine waking up to this strange bedfellow while camping out!

The Strange Bedfellow

by

Shannon Hollon

My great grandfather Robert Bearden(pawpaw) (1898-1984) was a true outdoorsman cut from the same cloth as Davy Crockett.


Robert Bearden (1898-1984)

Robert Beardent - snake story

campfire

I heard a story once when he was coon hunting and lost his pack of hounds and he searched for hours, being a long ways from home he decided to build a campfire and bed down for the night when he woke the next morning he found a timber rattler curled up asleep lying next to him.rattlesnake

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About Shannon Hollon

Shannon Hollon lives in McCalla Alabama graduated from McAdory High School and the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Served 9 years in the US Navy Seabees with one tour in Afghanistan.Currently employed with US Steel and serving on the board of directors for the West Jefferson County Historical Society. http://wjchs.com/

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2 comments

  1. I am trying to contact Shannon Holland, but Google says there is no such address. i suspect that we have a family connection and I would like to ask him a few questions and to answer a few also.

  2. Sorry, Shannon, I’m old. HOLLON

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