Gravesite where father lays is painted in honor of his favorite team

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University of Tennessee better known as “The Big Orange” still has one fan even if it’s from the grave.

An East Tennessee man found an unusual way to decorate his father’s grave just the way he would of wanted it.

His son, Jamie Beckler said his life was God, family and tennessee football according his father, Rickey Beckler and that’s how he lives.

Rickey passed away from pancreatic cancer in 2008, but even today it is a tradition to watch every Big Orange football game.

Jamie wanted to keep the tradition alive by painting checkerboard patterns, orange and white, on his dads grave.

Looking at it there is no need to wonder if his father likes it.

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