![Roy Tinworth](https://i1.wp.com/www.onemanandhisblog.com/content/images/2004/07/jul04dad.jpg?resize=350%2C489)
*Submitted to [Photo Friday](http://www.photofriday.com/) : [Father](http://www.photofriday.com/archives/challenge/000337.php) without any thought of getting a “notable”.*

I lost my father to cancer nearly three years ago. Still a day doesn’t pass without me missing him. I nearly didn’t enter this week, and then I though “to hell with it”. So there he is above, my father, in the last year of his life. Below are some rather earlier pictures of the same man.

![Roy Tinworth as a lad](https://i2.wp.com/www.onemanandhisblog.com/content/images/2004/07/jul04youngdad.jpg?resize=223%2C340 "Roy Tinworth as a lad")![Roy Tinworth in the army now](https://i2.wp.com/www.onemanandhisblog.com/content/images/2004/07/jul04youngdad2.jpg?resize=254%2C340 "Roy Tinworth in the army now")