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'Uncle Bunky,' man whose wild obituary went viral, gets drink made in his honor

The man who lived a life that "would have sent a lesser man to his grave decades earlier" now has a drink that honors his wild side.

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An Arizona man whose obituary proudly proclaimed that the life he lived "would have sent a lesser man to his grave decades earlier" now has a drink named in his honor.

Randall Jacobs, affectionately known as "Uncle Bunky," died at age 65 in May, and his obituary went viral.

"Everything that he did was just crazy," Bunky's nephew, Justin Santa Maria, told KPNX-TV. "You couldn't write a script on what he would do."

In his obituary, his family wrote that the last joke Uncle Bunky told before he died wasn't fit for print.

To honor Uncle Bunky's wild side, O.H.S.O Brewery & Distillery in Gilbert made a drink to honor him. But he wasn't much of a beer drinker.

Dubbed "Uncle Bunky's Grawdoo" — a phrase Santa Maria said Bunky came up with to describe nothing in particular — the malt liquor is "cheap and strong and it gets the job done," Brody Coffman of O.H.S.O told KPNX.

Family members and brewery employees traveled to local dive bars to pass out free Grawdoo with a business card that has Uncle Bunky's story written on it.

"From Bunky, Pay It Forward," the card reads.

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