Benjamin Montoya, age 21

Lost to gun violence on April 22, 2017 in Las Cruces, New Mexico.

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  • Nickname:
    5 Chunkerz
    5 Bj💙
    4 snuggs
    4 carne boy
  • Number of children:
  • Personality:
    4 funny, outgoing, always had everyone laughing.
    4 Always busting rhymes,damn I miss that so much💔
    4 loved his mamma💜
    4 mommas snuggy buggy
    3 carne boy
  • Occupation:
    4 Jack of all trades, he liked learning to do many things
    4 was the best Chile con carne cook
  • Workplace:
  • Schools attended:
    1 Vista Middle School
    1 Mayfield High School
  • Comments:
    2 Long live Chunker Lokz.
    4 love and miss you brother.
    4 I'll see you when I get there brudders💔2319
    3 Lozt Cauzez Productions 2319
    4 Loved by many...
    4 I miss u mijo.see u when I get there
    3 Happy 22nd Birthday Brudders I love and miss you everyday 💔
    1 We're gonna get justice for you brudders💙
    1 Happy 23rd Birthday B.J. I love and miss you everyday foo💔😢

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