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Lilian Kahindo Lilian Kahindo wrote on May 27, 2020 at 4:39 pm
Sheila and Family, Pole Sana.

Eternal rest grant to him, O Lord; and let light perpetual shine upon him. May his soul, and the souls of all the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace.
Amen 🙏
Agnes Masaka Agnes Masaka wrote on May 27, 2020 at 4:32 pm
Dear Sheila and Family, my sincerest condolences my prayer is for God to give you strength and grace during this time. May he rest in Peace
Brian Ngure Brian Ngure wrote on May 27, 2020 at 4:28 pm
Robert, Sheila and family, condolences on the loss of your Dad. May he RIP.
Quentin Ochieng Quentin Ochieng wrote on May 27, 2020 at 4:20 pm
My sincerest condolences to the entire family. May he rest in peace and the many memories continue to live in your hearts.
Ireri Karingi Ireri Karingi wrote on May 27, 2020 at 4:15 pm
John was like an elder brother to me.

I came to know him as a small boy in the 50's while living at Runyenje's with my father who worked at the Chief's office as a clerk. His father Julius Kamau was a dedicated Church elder and his mother a very supportive housewife. I vividly rememer his father's lean frame and grey hair
which he inherited as well as his mother, his two twin sisters who the father was said not to have known who was who, his sister Mary and brother Njagi (Ndovori) who was my good friend while we were in secondary school. I did not get to know his other siblings closely.

He was a close friend of my late brother Hon Mbarari Karingi who was with him at Mbiruri School and EA University, Dar es Salaam . As a fellow member at the Prestigious Nairobi Safari Club at Lilian Towers in the 80's, I was able to cultivate a close relationship with John as we swam at the pool together and exchanged long held memories in the changinng rooms.

He did some legal work for me both at Nairobi and Runyenje's very successfully. He was a highly committed lawyer who served with unusual dedication.

I will forever remember his amiable character and ready laugh which made him an outstanding character wherever he went.

May the almighty God rest his soul in eternal peace. Fare thee well my dear brother.
I, my wife and family offer our most sincere condolences to Josphine and the family.
Sylvia N. Gichia Sylvia N. Gichia wrote on May 27, 2020 at 3:48 pm
My heartfelt condolences to your entire family. May God grant you strength and peace during this difficult time. May he RIP.
Nyambura Kago Nyambura Kago wrote on May 27, 2020 at 3:44 pm
Uncle, you were a role model and left a legacy in the family. Truly, we will always be grateful to you and above all God for you were a priceless gift.
Through our merciful Father, may your soul rest in peace.
Wariimi Karingi-Ruturi Wariimi Karingi-Ruturi wrote on May 27, 2020 at 3:26 pm
May you rest in perfect peace Uncle. You will be remembered fondly.
To Tata, Sheila, Robert and Joy - Praying for you and with you. Bless you all.
Kui Ng'ang'a Kui Ng'ang'a wrote on May 27, 2020 at 3:17 pm
So sorry for your loss, Robert and Sheila. May your dad rest in peace. 🙏
Chris Waudo Chris Waudo wrote on May 27, 2020 at 3:14 pm
My deepest condolences. May God give you strength and comfort during this trying time and beyond.
Sheila Koech Sheila Koech wrote on May 27, 2020 at 2:57 pm
Poleni sana. May the Almighty grant you all the strength to get through this difficult time.
Stephen Owiro Stephen Owiro wrote on May 27, 2020 at 2:40 pm
Robert, Sheila, Joy and family my condolences to your entire family. Your dad definitely left his mark on this earth and his spirit continues to live on through all of you. Celebrate the great memories and remember we are all here for you. Thank you for sharing your wonderful dad with the rest of the world. Praying for the entire family.
Harry Mwaniki Harry Mwaniki wrote on May 27, 2020 at 2:24 pm
Sheila and the entire family accept my condolences
May he Rest In Peace
Aisha Hyder Aisha Hyder wrote on May 27, 2020 at 1:38 pm
My heartfelt condolences to your entire family. May God grant you peace through this journey.
Kimani Wachira Kimani Wachira wrote on May 27, 2020 at 1:14 pm
Uncle was so full of life in terms of being joyful and remaining positive.
During the lunch meetings his joyful presence was greatly felt.
May God Rest his soul in eternal peace and his legacy to continue inspiring others even for the generations to come
Ibrahim Mwathane, Chairman Embu County Professionals Development Association (ECPDA) Ibrahim Mwathane, Chairman Embu County Professionals Development Association (ECPDA) wrote on May 27, 2020 at 1:04 pm
I got to know John when we served in the Board of Governors of Mbiruri High School, Embu. He was our Chairman.

I loved working with John. He was always warm and clear minded. And he embraced and upheld integrity in doing school business with unusual emphasis and consistency. That helped a lot as we supported the school.

John was also keen to empower the people of Embu with legal education and helped to do so over the Royal Media Services Wimwaro Radio station which broadcasts in Kiembu for a long time. And it was nice hearing John articulate legal concepts in Kiembu. It helped many local people.

I also had many light moments chatting about our professional practice ( l am a licensed land surveyor) offices at Runyenjes. Until he set up there, John thought everyone could be trusted (tells us his kind of person). But he gradually learnt that honesty as a virtue wasn't in abundant supply at the time and gradually put the necessary "firewalls" to surround his office. John went on to serve local, simple people at rural level with unwavering commitment. John was as professional as they could come. I will miss him and our chats. I know his clients will miss him a lot more.

Legal professionals from Runyenjes should feel challenged by this polished and rather urban professional who humbled himself to go serve at rural level, associated limitations notwithstanding, and go fill up the professional void that he leaves behind.

On behalf of my family and of Embu County Professionals, l condole with John's family at this time of mourning. May God grant them comfort and strength to bear, and help them to continue growing Jonh's fine legacy. May God rest John's soul in eternal peace.
Maina Morris Maina Morris wrote on May 27, 2020 at 12:48 pm
Dear Sheila and the Kamunyori Family.

Poleni sana. Reading through Dad's life history it is clear he lived life to the fullest, treasured the family (and community) and leaves both much better than he found it.

May he rest in peace.

Poleni and be comforted.

Here is a poem by Li Young Lee I would like to share with you...

I buried my father
in the sky.
Since then, the birds
clean and comb him every morning
and pull the blanket up to his chin
every night...
Davison Muchadenyika Davison Muchadenyika wrote on May 27, 2020 at 12:14 pm
Dear Sheila and the Kamunyori family

Find solace in the good memories you shared with Dad. Stay strong in these challenging times.

May his soul rest in peace.
Gyongshim Gyongshim wrote on May 27, 2020 at 12:06 pm
Dear Sheila and family, my sincere condolences for your grave loss...and my thoughts are with you. While he will now rest in peace, keeping all the precious memories about you, he will stay forever with you and give wisdom. Please stay strong and take good care of yourselves.
Andrew Ondiek Andrew Ondiek wrote on May 27, 2020 at 12:02 pm
Robert, Sheila, Joy and family, my sincere condolences to you all. May He Rest In Peace