Before he died in 2012, this Kentucky man made sure that his wife would always know just how much he loved her. For over eight years, Rich Cox has had a flower arrangement delivered to his wife for her birthday and Valentine's Day, which are a day apart.
CNN News, delivered. Select from our newsletters below and enter your email to subscribe.(CNN)A Kentucky man passed away in 2012, but before he did, he made sure that his wife would always know just how much he loved her. For over eight years, Rich Cox has had a flower arrangement delivered to his wife for her birthday and Valentine's Day, which are a day apart. When Tracey got the first flower delivery, a year after Rich had passed, she said she was in shock over what her husband had arranged for her.Rich's first Valentine's Day flower delivery surprised Tracey in 2013."It was really emotional," Tracey told CNN on Friday."It was sad, but also happy at the same time because I just knew he'd always be with me." But the flower deliveries didn't stop after 2013. They continued every year after, each with a new note attached to the bouquet. This year's delivery said,"Happy Birthday and Valentine's Day. Love Rich."Read MoreThe messages change each time, but the love remains constant."Tracey, even though you can't see me, I am always here. I love you. Love Rich," a note from 2018 read.Tracey with Rich's flower arrangement from 2016.Tracey describes her husband of 26 years as a caring, loving and emotional man -- the kind of man that would give her flowers just because."Every time I get them, it really brings back a lot of emotions and joyful tears," Tracey said."It really brings back all the memories we were able to make together."Rich was 53 when he lost his battle to throat cancer. Tracey, now 63, lives in Georgetown, Kentucky.Tracey's daughter, Bethany, told CNN that her dad told her and her three siblings about his secret plans. "We don't know exactly how it's done, but we do know that they won't stop any time soon," she said. Bethany said she wasn't surprised when her dad told her about his plans because that's just the type of person he was."He's literally the role model of a man that every woman wants to find," Bethany said."A true love story."Tracey said if she could tell Rich one thing right now, it'd be that she's thankful for everything he did during their time together and continues to do for her. Read more: CNN
R.I.P we need more man like this. It's just a gesture of love, not that she can't move on. And, good competition for her new bf to treat her well. 💯 ❤️ Tears Just Beautiful His name is Richard Cox? That might make her new boyfriend a little suspicious Awww Her new bf probably just throws them away Hope she always knows he thought of he all the way to his grave.
His soul is alive and well !! I know someone who gets flowers on Fridays from her deceased Dad. Then she shares it on her SM. It’s sweet.
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Such a tragical and sad story 🥺 Very sweet until she decides to remarry. Love - Jan Theuninck, 2019 I’m not crying you’re all crying Her new boyfriend doesn't mind to much. This is really touching and lovely. AmyMcGrathKY Pretty 😎 AmyMcGrathKY Lovely Awe.... congratulations That is the most sweetest heartfelt gesture ever.
aww that is so sweet. now i feel sad. 💐
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I had a love like that. My sweetheart has been gone for 10 years. I wish everyone could know what it feels like to be loved “No Matter What” , my husband’s quote. Who pays, her? Ugh. That must be an expression of love Heart warming and creepy. Her finding a new companion & being happy don’t diminish the past she shared with Rich. Rich wanted her to continue to be happy, so the flowers would only add to her happiness. Any worthy alive companion wouldn’t be jealous of her dead husband.
This is making me cry 😥😭💔. He knew he was dying he made sure that his wife would know he loved her. It's beautiful at the same time. AMEN FOR JESUS!!!! 😍 What a beta
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❤❤❤ Corny. She's with another guy and those flowers are in the trash guilt is forever 😍😍 That's beautiful. ❤️❤️❤️ Then she must cry every year... no healing there So amazing ❤️❤️❤️ ❤️❤️❤️ That's what you call love.
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Neighbours say her new husband is getting tired of it. Amazing !. Is there a brianstelter love song included, great story! Hello, please checkout my gig if you need any king of graphic design.
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