Who among us has not heard — or even used — this old line: “Behind every great man is a great woman,” one time or another?
Based on the submissions to Truckers News’ “i Luv My Trucker” feature thus far, we feel comfortable rewriting that old adage to this: “Behind every great trucker is someone who luvs them … deeply, dearly and completely.”
We say that because of the number of submissions we have received from wives, girlfriends, fiances, kids, husbands and friends. But, not just the quantity of submissions, but also the quality.
Because of that, we wanted to share a few excerpts, and also encourage you to tell us about the trucker you luv.
Melinda Woolen wrote this about her husband Rob:
“My husband is the hardest worker I know. He loves his family, the company he works for and his job. There isn’t anything he wouldn’t do for us.”
Kelly Spaulding said of her husband Paul:
“It doesn’t matter if he is 100 miles away or 1,000 miles away, he will take the time to listen to me gripe about my job, the problems that arise at home, and the dog missing him like crazy. He gets me through my issues and never once complains about helping me through it.”
Kenneth Bebout said of his wife Linda:
“After 30 years in the restaurant business she made a huge sacrifice to change her life and career to become an OTR truck driver. I admire her ability to adapt to her new lifestyle while still being the woman I fell in love with.”
Mary McCoy wrote about her husband Tim:
“I have been married to my cowboy trucker for almost 27 years, I love him more now than the day we got married! I couldn’t imagine life without him! He is my rock and my hero! He is a great husband and father, and a hard worker who has always provided for us. My heart still flutters when I hear him coming down the road.”
Aleli Way wrote of husband Donald:
“He makes sure we are well taken care of even we’re miles apart. He manages to find time for us even we have different time zones. He never misses to serenade me before I go to bed at night. I love him more every single day and I am proud to be the wife of an amazing trucker!”
That’s just a sample of the many submissions we have received so far. See more of them here.
Have a trucker you luv? Tell us about them.