Damon Dukes, ageΒ 25

Lost to gun violence on January 6, 2019 in Washington, District of Columbia.

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  • Nickname:
    2 DayDay
    1 Day Day
    1 brother Maliik Amir
    1 he was Muslim
    1 He was dedicated to the faith.
  • Number of children:
    2 2
    1 He was a great father.
  • Personality:
    3 reliable, friendly, kind, well spoken
    3 Laid back,funny,cool
    1 He was lovable,respectful and caring about the welfare of others.
    1 Damon is lovable and kind. He was very family oriented.
  • Occupation:
    3 tour bus driver
    1 dominos pizza
    1 home improvement
  • Workplace:
    2 Big Bus
  • Schools attended:
    1 Aiton and Kelly Miller then job training school
    1 Youth build charter school
  • Comments:
    9 admired and respected by his co-workers
    11 He was his Parents only Child he was my little cousin He was a God fearing Man ,a family Man
    3 GreatGrandMa'sBaby Until the day she passed
    4 Son,GrandSon,Nephew,Cousin,Father,Just Full Of Life
    5 Man this was my little cousin and I am so hurt by this
    3 He was my nephew but also my son. My heart is broken
    4 I will always love you no matter how hard they tried to stop it.
    4 My world is shut down. I don't know how to live without my only son. I'm so hurt. I'm so lost
    1 U were Anieca Nephrew/uncle she loves u n will miss u
    3 May you Rest In Peace
    1 God Bless this family,
    1 I'm still numb from this
    1 I am so sorry for your loss. My heart goes out to you.
    1 Love You DayDay. Rest In Heaven
    3 You and GrandMa continue to our Angels
    1 Looking at you today you looked as though you were sleep
    1 I dont want you to be gone DayDay
    1 My Heart hurts I wish you could have stayed
    1 But can't no one else hurt you lil cuzo
    1 Tell GrandMa I Miss her until we meet again
    1 God please catch who ever fid this and fast
    2 DayDay haunt whoever did this to you
    2 Help me Lord not my lil cousin
    1 He was not in the street life at all
    1 This has shaken up my family badly
    1 I miss you so much my child. Life will never be the same
    2 I still can't believe this nightmare
    1 i still can believe this my heart remains heavy
    1 πŸ˜­πŸ˜­πŸ’”πŸ’”
    1 I miss you so much, I will always love you so much.
    1 I still can't believe you are gone my lil cousin
    1 hurry up catch these people or preson
    1 I Miss You DayDay
    1 My Blessing from GOD, such a beautiful soul! My life is so empty.
    1 I'm sick with hurt πŸ’” I don't know how to live
    1 You will always be in my heart luv u so much
    1 loving you forever
    1 I miss you so much, and I am praying for your soul may you rest in peace. Loving you always.
    1 your memories will always be kept alive by me
    1 Every time I see your face my heart breaks. I love you so much.
    2 I will lite this candle everyday for you
    1 I love you Damon from Danielle
    1 Lionel he was a very respectful young man my Nephew and he was my friend RIP Damon
    1 God loves and so do I.
    2 I miss you so much
    1 You Were special since the day you was born from Danielle
    1 I just heard your voice uh huh Danaboo
    1 Not a day goes by that I don't think about you. I miss you so much
    1 I miss you andlove you so much.. Still dnt want to believe thisπŸ’”πŸ’”πŸ’”
    1 I miss you every day. My heart πŸ’”
    1 And you wish for yesterday , How I wish for yesterday
    1 πŸ’”πŸ’”πŸ’”πŸ₯ΊπŸ₯ΊπŸ₯ΊπŸ˜­πŸ˜­πŸ˜­πŸ˜‡πŸ˜‡
    1 We all miss you so much. So much pain left.
    1 I will continue to light this candle for you DayDay
    2 I try so hard not to cry every time I see your face but my heart πŸ’” aches daily
    1 This is still so hard to deal with. You didnt deserve this
    1 I love you DayDay
    1 I Love you DayDay
    1 I Muss U so Much My Lil Cousin this hurts like hell
    1 I miss my baby so much
    1 We Miss seeing you at our school DayDay
    1 Every day I light a candle for Damon Dukes I am grateful for the love. I miss you so much.
    1 We are so Missing you Damon
    1 I miss you so much. You were such a wonderful son and my heart aches everydayπŸ˜–πŸ’”
    1 Yes You were a wonderful son ,nephew ,cousin,father,grandson
    1 2 Months and I still want this too be a bad dream I love And Miss You Day Day
    1 I need for your mother to get that call they got this or these bastard
    1 I miss you so much. God please stop the killing of our children.
    1 How do you go on with a chunk of your heart gone? I hurt every day πŸ˜­πŸ˜’πŸ’”
    1 walked to the store saw a car like your and broke down and cried
    1 I will continue to light this candle for you DayDay love you Danielle
    1 I will never be able to get over this senseless killing of you.
    1 I will never be able to get over thos senseless killing.
    1 I am so distraught over this.
    1 I miss you so much!
    1 I cry all the time, because I miss you so much.

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