‘Southern Charm’: Naomie Olindo Fondly Remembers Her Father

by Jeremy Spirogis
Naomie Olindo

Days before Christmas, Naomie Olindo from Southern Charm shared the heartbreaking development that her father had died. Her daddy Joel Olindo endured an exclusive fight with esophageal cancer tumors, succumbing into the infection on December 20.

Naomie Olindo
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Olindo shared a difficult picture and terms about her father’s moving.  “I lost a piece of my heart last Friday,” she shared to Instagram, along side a photograph keeping her father’s hand. “After privately fighting esophageal cancer for 12 excruciating months, my dad lost the only fight he’s ever lost. He died peacefully surrounded by people that loved him more than words can explain.”

She recently uploaded her father’s obituary and a loving tribute to a person she views becoming the absolute most amazing person she’s ever before known.

A life well resided

The tribute pointed out that Olindo’s daddy had the amazing connection with winning an Olympic Gold Medal in fighting styles when it comes to French National Team in 1973. He additionally started their profession within the restaurant business as a young adult. “After moving to the South of France and bouncing between family members, he began working in restaurants in Cannes, France at the age of 14,” based on the tribute. “Little did he know at the time, he would soon come to master this industry as he would most facets of his life.”

“Hand in hand with business, Joel’s certainty and love for things he believed in extended far past his professional life,” the tribute carried on. “His greatest self-admitted accomplishment came in 1988 where he saw the love of his life in a green bikini at a party in Nice, France. Acting on behalf of the helpless romantic he was, he would pursue Carole until she had no choice but to fall for his infallible charm. Her playing hard to get would soon prove to be no match for his notorious pranks, fiercely protective temperament, and exceptionally loving nature.”

Love ended up being constantly very first in the life

Southern Charm fans could look at nearness in the Olindo household. Cameras usually adopted Naomie on visits to her parents’ house and also at the restaurant.

“No matter what Joel accomplished, his proudest feat was marrying the love of his life, Carole, and raising their only daughter Naomie,” according into the tribute. “His love and marriage to Carole was exemplary, and they spent every waking moment together in beautiful harmony. In 1990, Joel was on top of the world in love with his new wife and thought nothing could come close to the happiness he was experiencing at the time. This would all come crashing down in August 1992 when Naomie was born.”

When the Olindos welcomed their only girl, life became also sweeter. “From that day on, Joel and Carole were both true subordinates to the true love of their lives, their only daughter. He taught her how to be strong and independent, loving and gentle, shrewd and clever, but most of all, how to follow in his accomplishing footsteps in business and in family life. The bond Joel shared with Carole and Naomie was deep, rare, and their love for each other was palpable. The three were always together working, talking and laughing- Joel’s favorite pastime. Joel loved to push his daughter to learn in life and in business, and was extremely proud of his little, but mighty, family of 3.”

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