(Star) officially retired from (Company) on (date
of retirement). (He) had spent (years on job) long, tough years
on the job and was now looking forward to a change of pace. The
adjustment from a hectic work schedule to a life of leisure would
not be easy for (Star). (He) was known to (Co-workers) as a hard
worker, one who could always be counted on regardless of the circumstances.
Caption: "Hey (Star), have you finished that
rush job that was due yesterday? One thing (Star) wouldn't miss
was the daily grind. Getting up early each day, working all morning
without a break, grabbing a quick lunch, and staying late at night
would soon be a thing of the past. (Star) rarely took a day off
and generally skipped (his) vacation to help (Co-workers) at work.
Caption: (Star) often worked twelve hours and
slept twelve hours. (His) boss was upset because they were the same
twelve hours. (Star) had had a long, distinguished career. (His)
last job, (job title) undoubtedly was one of the most important
in the organization. (Star) often commented that they would have
a tough time finding a replacement for (him).
Caption: "You want a replacement for (Star)?
What about that new kid in the mail room?"
Retirement would provide (Star) and (Spouse) with
an opportunity to travel. Being a highly organized individual, (Star)
could go anywhere at a moment's notice.
Caption: "(Star), it says 'pack light,' not
'pack the light......'"
And much, much more!