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‘He respectfully requests six Cleveland Browns pall bearers so the Browns can let him down one last time.’

from CBS Sports

Man wants Browns pallbearers so team ‘can let him down one last time’

By Will Brinson | NFL Writer
Browns fans are a pretty crazy bunch. (USATSI)
Browns fans are a pretty crazy bunch. (USATSI)

People always throw out weird stuff surrounding their death (“When I die I want blah blah blah”) but you rarely see people follow through on it. Not Scott E. Entsminger, a Browns fan who died at the age of 55 on July 4.

Entsminger “was an accomplished musician, loved playing the guitar and was a member of the Old Fogies Band.” He was also, per his obituary in the Columbus Dispatch, a “lifelong Cleveland Browns fan and season ticket holder.”

The deceased wasn’t just your average Browns fan: He apparently wrote a song each year about the Browns, which he sent to the team along with advice about how to run the organization.

And he was such a big Browns fan that the family encouraged everyone attending his funeral wear clothes supporting the team. But here’s the real kicker — he wanted his pallbearers to be Browns as well.

Why? Well …

He respectfully requests six Cleveland Browns pall bearers so the Browns can let him down one last time.

[ click to read full article at CBS Sports ]

Posted on July 8, 2013 by Editor

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