Both my Dad and I love tattoos, he had a lot and inspired me to get quite a few also, much more then him. He passed away a few months ago to cancer and I'm wanting to get a tattoo in him memory...
Now, he was a carpenter his whole life, with the exception of his time in Vietnam.
So do I get a Vietnam orientated tattoo? He was extremely proud of his service... Or do I get something carpentry relatered? Like hammers and stuff? I don't even know what I could do with that one.
08-29-2011, 09:22 AM #1
Father passed away... Tattoo idea...Muscle-Elements Board Representative & Brand Ambassador
08-29-2011, 09:24 AM #2
- Join Date: Mar 2009
- Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada
- Age: 24
- Posts: 8,081
- Rep Power: 14890
08-29-2011, 09:26 AM #3
08-29-2011, 09:28 AM #4
08-29-2011, 09:28 AM #5
08-29-2011, 09:32 AM #6
- Join Date: May 2011
- Location: T Dot, Ontario, Canada
- Age: 32
- Posts: 158
- Rep Power: 138
Hey bro, sry to hear about your dad. Mine passed away as well. I got some simple, I got his date of birth and when he passed and full name on my left side around my rib cage.
I think you should do something involving a military helmet. Also maybe his service number. Maybe the type of gun he was using at that time as well.
I helmet hung on a cross with his gun leaning on it.
Good luck bro.Proudly Canadian!
Be Strong. Stay Strong. Live Strong.
08-29-2011, 09:35 AM #7
08-29-2011, 09:36 AM #8
08-29-2011, 09:38 AM #9
- Join Date: Sep 2007
- Location: New Jersey, United States
- Age: 32
- Posts: 24,055
- Rep Power: 46252
08-29-2011, 09:40 AM #10
- Join Date: Mar 2011
- Location: California, United States
- Posts: 6,121
- Rep Power: 22732
See if you could find out what unit your dad was in,
And get his name along along with the unit tattooed on like a helmet,
With maybe a rifle and a hammer crossed or leaning on the helmet?
My dad served in Vietnam as well,
And I know what it means to him.
Even though it was a very unpopular war at the time and for the publicCarolina Panthers
San Jose Sharks
XBL GT: TWONTON3000
USMC 2009 - Present
*Android Crew* Nexus 5X
08-29-2011, 09:44 AM #11