Short stories by Scott Loring Sanders.
Listing 2 stories.
In rural Virginia, a teenage boy takes a huge bag of money from a wrecked car, believing the driver to be dead. However, the boy later learns the driver survived and disappeared into the woods and is, in fact, his father--a bank-robber who abandoned his mother before he was born--when the sheriff comes to warn him and his mother that they might be in danger.
When a Virginia tree farm gardener learn that his wife is cheating on him, he must postpone the end of their marriage until after his terminally ill father-in-law dies and leaves them both a considerable inheritance.