Donald Wayne Ely, ageΒ 37

Lost to gun violence on June 29, 2017 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

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  • Nickname:
    15 DW
  • Number of children:
    9 4
  • Personality:
    8 depends on you
  • Occupation:
    9 welder
  • Workplace:
  • Schools attended:
    6 Mc kinley High
  • Comments:
    11 Love Tarsha and DjπŸ’™
    6 wishing you were here to see your son smile at you one more time im really mussing you
    3 Love you Dw, kiss our son for me and tell him ill be there some day soonπŸ’”πŸ˜’
    5 Love always Tyraneisha
    3 Love u big cuz you will be miss tell the rest of the family i love them and yall watch over us
    1 love alway your lil cuz as you call me whit
    2 ily nd miss u soo much my sexy chocolate cuzn luv ya lil cuzn crystal
    6 Love you always, Kalyn πŸ–€
    3 I love you and wish I had spent some time with when I was home. β€πŸ’™πŸ’œAda
    2 love you brother and miss you so much my twin
    2 You are really missed neighbor..good guy gone 2 soon
    1 Rip
    2 πŸ˜’πŸ’”
    1 you are truly miss D.w. rest in heaven from erica
    1 R.I.P
    3 I'll miss the way u call me nanny regardless who was around when u saw me.
    2 RIP
    3 R.I.H my boy
    3 just can't believe this , i love you and miss you so much ...Yacory
    2 you will forever be missed DW
    3 I love an miss you lil brother
    1 R.N.H
    1 R.I.H Dw I love you, kiss Dyson for me πŸ’”πŸ˜’
    1 R.I.H My Boy - Sharita
    1 R.I.P D.W - Tina
    2 Rest in heaven cousin, tell Big Mike I said I miss him. This can't be life right nowπŸ’”πŸ’”πŸ–€πŸ–€
    2 RIP DW
    1 love you cuz and miss u we all miss u big head
    2 love cuz we miss u we all miss u love cuz Taj
    1 MENA
    1 i love you unc ima miss yu
    1 until we meet again longlivedw
    1 Never gone forget the times πŸ˜‡ Cleve gone miss you
    2 I will miss the arguments, and makeup conversations. No man on 🌏 will ever take your place πŸ’”
    2 I miss you so much brother..
    1 I love you DW!😭I know you want all of us to be strong, but it is so hard😭
    2 long live D.W my favorite cousin;; love you phat until we meet again!!
    3 Dj and I miss you Dw πŸ’” I regret not giving u another chance ..Love Tarsha
    2 I miss you so much Donald!😭
    2 DW😭😭😭
    1 I cry for you every
    2 Dj and I need you Dw , plz come bk 2 us ...we miss you so much πŸ’”
    2 Thank you for loving Dj and I no matter who or what ..6/29/17πŸ’”
    1 Most pain ever 😭😭😭
    1 still feels unreal i really never thought it would be you to leave me first πŸ’”πŸ’”
    1 Love you so much, miss you like crazy.
    1 In 8 days it will be 1 yr. This has by far been the worse year of my Life.

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