Mekhi James, age 3

Lost to gun violence on June 20, 2020 in Chicago, Illinois.

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  • Nickname:
    9 Bigman-Fatman
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  • Personality:
    2 Adventurer
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  • Comments:
    51 beautifullll boy lord i hope your young soul rests peacefully ❤️😞
    13 Rest In Peace Handsome Baby🥺💗 God Bless Your Soul Papas
    7 such a handsome little baby. RIP little man. this just made me cry all over again
    6 poor baby so innocent his live mattered..🙏🏽
    6 My deepest condolences to His Family his Momma
    3 love mehki🥰👼🏽
    2 im so sorry anyone has to deal with this kinda loss
    1 I'm so sorry this happened to you sweet boy. Watch over your family please 🙏🏾 They need you
    2 God bless u! My heart breaks for your family! Sleep precious angel! -Nancy, Buffalo, NY
    3 rip baby🙏❤️ I am so sorry for your loss. This mist be heartbreaking💜❤️
    2 I'm so sorry Baby Boy that this happened to you! Sleep well Baby! 🙏🏽
    5 rest peacefully baby
    2 Mehki Forever lil angel 🕊🤍♥️
    4 Rest Up Baby Boy 😔
    2 rip little man
    2 you gained your wing too early baby boy😓🙏🌎✨your in a better world now
    2 im sorry to the family that lost this handsome young boy 😔💔
    2 Rest Heaven lil Prince
    1 rest in peave young solider . god is wit you
    1 may God be with the family and RIP my little King
    3 So sorry for your loss of such a beautiful baby
    1 rest in peace babyboy 🥺 prayers for his family
    2 This just broke my heart..R.I.P Handsome baby boy..Prayers to his family
    3 rest in paradise baby boy. Prayers to the family♥️
    1 RIP baby boy you your mom angle now
    1 Rest in peace❤️
    2 Rest in Peace baby boy 💔🥺
    2 look and think stop the killing
    1 prayers for the family , r.i.p baby boy rest easy ❤️
    1 im sorry for you lost 🥺 fly high baby boy your truly lost and well loved 💙🕊
    1 rest in peace to a beautiful soul❤️
    2 let allah be with you
    1 Rest in heaven sweet baby🙏🏽
    1 This is sad💔💔
    1 prayers and condolecents to the family 🙏🏼
    1 lord keep this family cover truly sorry for your loss
    1 rest in peace baby boy ❤️
    1 rest easy you will be missed down here😩fly high💔
    1 Sleep In Peace Lil Angel 😇💙💙💔💔
    1 Rest In Peace
    1 RIP little angel
    1 may you rest in peace such a beautiful baby boy 🙏🙏🙏
    1 Rest in paradise young prince😇
    2 may god bless your mother mental rest easy babyboy 😢
    1 Sorry for your loss
    1 may god be with you and your family🙏🙏🥺
    3 It has to stop
    1 god bless him
    1 just know god got yall and he is now u your angel
    1 🙏🏾🌹🕊️❤️
    1 My deepest thoughts and prayers go out to the friends and family of this little angel🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽
    1 Rip Baby Boy 💙🙏🏽
    2 Sending prayers from DC, so sorry for y’all lost! Gods little angel 🙏🏾
    1 poor tink didnt deserve that !🥺💕prayers sent up for the family from Mississippi !💔🥺✍🏾
    1 RIP from SA
    2 Sweet precious baby boy Prayers to family from Tx
    2 Such a sweet little face. My thoughts and prayers are with your family. RIP lil Angel
    1 praying for this family 🙏🏾🙏🏾
    1 RIP peace. Your life mattered to me.
    1 Rest in Peace Little Angel
    1 rest peacfully sweet little angel❤️
    1 This just breaks my heart ❤
    1 my condolences God bless all you all .baby got his wings
    4 this is gone to far stop this gun violence. killing innocent babies. it hurts my heart. Rip
    1 reast EASY MY BABY🥺😇
    1 rest in love baby boy, keep your family strong 💕💕
    2 Rest in peace, beautiful child of God !!!!!!
    2 My❤️goes out to his mom
    1 This breaks my heart
    1 What a beautiful baby boy...gone too soon😞
    1 bless your adorable baby and bless you to get thru your unimaginable loss
    1 im so sorry this happen to you young king😥🤴🏿 fly high baby sleep peacefully💙
    1 God bless his mom and father soul my heart is shattered hearing this 💔🙏
    1 so sorry for this baby family😢 god bless you all❤️
    2 To the family I’m so sorry for your lost. Did it no you all but my heart goes out god bless you all
    1 RIH little King!
    1 RIH KING ❤️❤️
    1 Too Young.. RIP
    1 im sorry for your loss
    1 God Bless.. You are in a better place kid. Watch over your family.
    1 rest in power king may love and light guide u on 💞
    2 and Angel the walked. among us rest please for the love
    1 🥺🥺💕 beautiful angel
    1 killer We pay 4 our sins
    1 and you will definitely answer 2 GOD ALMIGHTY
    1 i will pray fuh yhu nd yhur family 😭🥰🙌🏾
    1 RIP this is really sad what has the world come too🤦🏽‍♀️
    1 R.I.P. it is sad that he lost his
    3 R.I.P. it is sad that he lost his life to gun violence. This gun violence has got to stop
    1 god bless 🤍 may he rest in peace
    1 Rest in Heaven young prince
    2 Rest In Paradise! My condolences to the family.
    1 ❤️❤️
    1 Rest easy baby boy 🤕

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