Deron Hitchens, age 25

Lost to gun violence on March 4, 2014 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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  • Nickname:
    1 D-Rock
  • Number of children:
    1 One
  • Personality:
    2 Beautiful, Serious but friendly, very respectful
    2 Smart and Intelligent
    2 Very smart and giving. He would give someone his last
    3 Warm heart, Family Man, Smart, Kind, Mama Boy, He just was a beautiful person,
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  • Schools attended:
    1 Warren Easton
    2 Southeastern Louisiana University
  • Comments:
    5 Another young man that should be here today, wrong place, wrong time.
    3 Well Loved
    2 My favorite god brother ever! I love you so much! He was a real humble person. Rest up baby!
    3 A great man with a bright future ahead of him💝gone too soon.
    2 My favorite guy in the world. I love you cousin!! You are truly missed.
    4 1 No One Could Ever Take Your Place In Our Heart..We Miss You💙😇
    5 Not a day goes by without a thought of you!!!!
    3 MISSING YOU INSANE...IF ONLY WE COULD HAVE YOU BACK💙
    1 i love you big cousin
    3 I wish we can trade places, I promise I would.
    3 YOUR THEE ONLY IMAGE IN MY MIND..SO I STILL SEE YOU AROUND😇💙
    2 I THOUGHT WE'D B 4EVER
    2 If only I could change back the hands of time!!! Love you!!!
    1 HAPPY FATHERS DAY MY LOVE..YOUR PRESENCE WILL NEVER GO UNNOTICED😇💙🕊
    1 Happy Fathers Day Uncle Deron we Love and Miss you a lot😘
    1 HAPPY FATHER'S DAY NEF!!!!
    1 happy father day deron i love you and always will
    2 Happy Father Son, Missing you every moment of this day, Love You!
    2 Your niece and nephew miss you..! '❤️😘
    1 Miss you Nef❤️❤️
    1 Thinking about you nef💔💔💔
    1 We Love and Miss You Uncle Deron 💔😇
    3 Only thing that keeping me together is hoping you and your brother is together, Missing you both!😓♥
    2 Woke up with you on my mind 💔💔Your Fav❤️❤️❤️
    1 I wish I can turn back the hand of time because I miss you so much my son, 💔💔💔💔
    2 You would called and ask for shrimp and okra. Your words-Get the stuff and I got you! LOL
    1 Praying For You Son, Love You! ❤️❤️❤️
    1 😥💔😪🙏 for you son!
    1 My Nef is some handsome
    3 I miss you so much Deron I wish I could just get one more day with you
    2 Mercy Mercy Me 💔🙏❤️
    2 I LOVE THE PIC WITH YOU IN THE TUX-I LOVE AND MISS YOU NEF
    2 When God made nephews he gave me the BEST ONES!!!!!!!
    1 My heart❤️ is full of love my son for you and your brother👥.
    2 You know life have always been about you and your siblings, trying to fine peace💔🙏
    1 I think of you daily. It still hurts knowing you are no longer here. Love you Nef
    2 Paris and Wayne miss they Favorite uncle so much💔 imy2 Brother😔
    2 ❤️🙏🏾🙁💔I am missing you my son!
    2 Thinking of you right now. I am 😕, I love you son.
    1 I wish you coud have lived long enough to find out who your true friends were Nef.
    1 If I could light a candle for every time I think about you, it would be at 300,000.00 Nef.
    2 09/20/17 Thanks for coming to me in my dream and I did talk to Lawrence. 😊🙏💧
    1 Just wanted to say I love you Nef!!!
    2 Missing you so much, pain, tears, love, justice. life time commitment son.
    1 I LOVE YOU NEF
    1 🙏🙏🙏
    2 I Love ❤️You Son!!!🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾
    1 I miss you Ron. Love you Nef!!!
    2 Missing You
    1 You know I would have had your gumbo ready for you. Missing you
    2 Today is Lawrence B-Day, he looked so sad, my ❤is💔, I am hurting, too much
    3 Not a day goes by that I don't think about you... I knew your heart! Rest peacefully Deron
    1 Love and miss you Nef😔❤️
    2 Holiday Blues, I really miss you son, I am tied, so tied. I really need you two♥️❤️🙏🏾
    1 Merry Christmas my beautiful son, Christmas Is not the same without you. I miss you so much ❤️
    1 Merry Christmas Nef! ❤️and miss you 😔
    2 I Love You Son, Happy New Year 2018
    1 MISS YOU NEF!!!! LOVE YOU
    2 I miss my boys, Love ❤️ you both.
    1 LOVE YOU NEF!!!!
    2 Today is Mardi Gras, I don't celebrate Mardi Gras I think of you. Missing you so much, ❤️💔🙏💧
    2 Happy Valentines Son❤️❤️❤️❤️
    1 You been gone 4 years today. still can not accept it. wishing were here. Love you son.
    1 4 Years ahi you were taken away from us. My heart still hurts Nef. Love you💔💔🖤😢
    2 Love you Son!❤️💔🙏🏾
    1 Another Year Without You💔Happy Birthday Nef🎂🎂❤️❤️💔💔💔
    2 Happy 30th B-Day Son, It should been a big day for you, it was a big day for me. Love You🎈🎁 .
    2 Happy Friday cousin, there's not a day that goes by that I don't think of you. I miss you dearly.
    2 I miss you sooo much cuz , I miss laughing with you , and looking up to you
    2 Nef I wish I could light a candle for every time I think of u❤️❤️💔
    2 Love you always. You will never be forgotten. Rest in peach with God our father. Love you cousin.
    2 Happy Easter Cousin, I love you dude!
    2 Love you cuz
    2 You will never be forgotten even though it hurts like hell
    2 It’s just ha d to speak on your presence without shedding tears. Long live D-Roc
    1 I️ know y’all up there celebrating Weezy but we miss you dearly and daily!
    1 Love You Son! Miss you too♥️♥️💔🙏🏾
    1 I️ know y’all was joked out on how we do the most
    1 But we will continue to celebrate y’all even in death
    1 We love y’all and miss you both dearly😪😘😘
    2 Long live D-Roc
    1 We love you Deron!
    2 🙏🏾for justice for you and your brother, I Love You Both❤️💔🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾

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