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Incredible: Compassionate Chick-Fil-A Staff Checked on Elderly Regulars After They Went Missing

07-22-2018

When regular Chick-fil-A patrons Bobbie and Richard stopped showing up at their local Georgia restaurant, staff became worried — the elderly couple never missed their bi-weekly meal together. But far from brushing it off and moving on, the restaurant workers decided to make sure everything was OK.

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Knowing nothing but their first names and the order the coupled placed every time they visited the restaurant, staff embarked on a bit of intelligence gathering. They made some local connections through the couple’s kids, who they had heard worked in the local school system.

Eventually, the Chick-fil-A staff found the couple’s address and decided to check in on them.


Bobbie and Richard (Image source: Facebook/Lindsay Naramore McGuffey)

As it turned out, Richard had taken a bad turn with his health and was not well enough to dine at the restaurant.

“Recently my grandaddy’s health hasn’t been great,” the couple’s granddaughter, Lindsay Naramore McGuffey, explained in a Facebook post, as reported by Love What Matters. “He is overcoming a lot, making tons of progress, and is doing much better, but they haven’t been to Chick-fil-A in months.

But that didn’t deter the staff from going the extra mile to get this special couple their favorite meal.

Timing it with the pair’s regular trips to the restaurant, Chick-fil-A sent its staff on a mission to deliver Bobbie and Richard’s “usual” right to their door! Everything was exactly as they would order, down to the dressing on their salad — the couple was absolutely thrilled.

Naramore McGuffey detailed the incredible impact of such an act of kindness on her elderly grandparents:

“That night, this was all my granddad could talk about. I sat and listened to him and all I could think was how lucky I was for him to be my granddaddy. My grandparents’ presence is something that everyone takes notice of no matter where they go, and the kind people at Chick-fil-A were no exception.”


Richard and Lindsay (Image source: Facebook/Lindsay Naramore McGuffey)

 

“Thank you Griffin, Georgia, Chick-fil-A for being beyond generous and giving during this difficult time,” she continued. “I am blown away by what I witnessed this day. This is a moment that will forever be embedded into this family’s hearts and minds. The food was eaten and gone that day, but the impact this had will last a lifetime.”

“There are angels on this earth. Keep your eyes open for the good through all the bad in this world,” Lindsay concluded.

(H/T: Love What Matters)

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