Billy Thomas, age 26

Lost to gun violence on June 12, 2017 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

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  • Nickname:
    2 Billy.
    5 Kayleldric
    1 "RED"
    1 KT
  • Number of children:
  • Personality:
    1 Always Smiling
    5 "Heart of a Lion"
  • Occupation:
    1 Auto painter
  • Workplace:
    1 CEO of Bros Custom Auto
  • Schools attended:
    1 Melrose Elementary;Capitol Middle
  • Comments:
    12 HE WAS A GOOD ONE OF THE GREATEST WE LOVE HIM SO MUCH, WHY JUST WHY.
    7 I miss you Kayledric, and I always will! You are loved!
    2 I will forever carry you in my heart BigBro. I love you
    2 R.i.p Billy. ✊🏾❤️
    2 I love you brother... and I miss you more and more everyday 😔❤️🤞🏾
    2 My first born - words can't express how much I miss you so much..
    1 Rip Lit Bro Billy Thomas
    3 I love and missing u nephew
    2 I miss my brother dearly, wound that will never heal he didnt deserve this!
    1 RIP Billy
    1 We love you
    1 ❤️ you are truly missed I love you 😩❤️
    1 miss my brother so much the pain is unreal😭😭❤️
    1 I truly understand; not a day goes by that I want to text or call him
    2
    2 I love and miss you Billy no matter where life take me ill never forget u
    1 😩❤️ I love you big brother 😩❤️
    1 A mother's pain day by day; my life will never be the same
    2 Just thinking bout you Kayleldric, i miss you.
    2 I think about you so much my first born. It truly HURTS.
    2 I miss you brother 😪❤
    2 love you bill may justice be served❤️
    1 I love you sweetheart and miss you. The coward will pay.
    1 Jesus knows all, rest baby, and whomever did this i hope your days are dark.
    1 I'm I my brothers keeper, yes you are don't think it's over. I pray for you
    1 people are KILLING each other like crazy, what's wrong, our LORD GIVES LIFE NOT MAN.
    2 And MAN has no right to take it, Billy knew Jesus hope you do.
    1 That smile, that smile could light up my day. Would never have taken any ones LIFE.
    2 But rest assured he's still smiling.I LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU AGAIN MY SWEETHEART.
    1 I love and miss you so much my son - mommy!!!
    2 missing you feel as if I failed you. you know I loved you dearly.
    1 it hurts so bad I was there when you were born. A nd it hurts everyday that you been gone
    1 Oh, how I miss you I didn't know what I had.....I love you.
    3 Love you Billy
    1 Mommy will always love you
    1 We love u cousin -Carlisha
    1 i miss u my ninja always an 4eva u my homie until we meet again lil bro..
    1 5 months since u been gone and it still don't feel real I love you big brother -Katie 💙
    1 5month and its still dont feel real you will alway be in my heart 😘Sj
    1 You are truly missed. Always in my heart❤️ I Love you😢
    1 I pray that I am able to do the right thing we will never let this go. PPL FOR LIFE
    1 We always missed you here hate the day you left.. PPL family.
    1 They did you wrong never should have been there, you had family.
    1 can't trust the ones you look at everyday..... Real talk....
    1 everyone knew you, no one knows anything to help.... fear or GUILT
    1 no motives, no confrontations with anyone so does this mean no stranger.
    1 black on black crime, mother's cry while there children are lost in the streets.
    1 killed by one another so sad.... our struggle too real why do we hate each other.
    1 let's learn to look out for one another, doesn't have to be love, but we must RESPECT LIFE
    1 missing you, you would have done great things in your life but Jesus . Thank you Jesus
    1 Plan nothing.
    1 Missing you, I'm loving you always.
    1 Happy Thanksgiving
    1 Your mother misses you every day
    1 I love you brother 😩💙🤞🏽
    1 I miss you everyday, so many things left unsaid I love you forever more.
    1 You should still be here😔💙
    1 We miss you
    1 PPL family to the perpetrator you will hang yourself just like Judas.
    2 Our Saviour see's all, knows all, and miss'es nothing. DONT THINK HE HAS FORGOT
    1 I'm missing you like crazy! We will never be whole without you. - your big cousin
    1 You are on my mind everyday. Your Killer will be found. 💯

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