Dustin Johnson, age 35

Lost to gun violence on May 22, 2017 in Bakersfield, California.

Also, one of his younger brothers, Trenton Nelson, was stabbed to death in 2010 (see the link below).

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  • Nickname:
    7 ⏬⏬💙💙baby blue💙💙⏬⏬
    14 Carly and Colleen's angel!
    1 💚Gumby💚
    1 Mama's baby boy 💙🐦
  • Number of children:
    4 Im so sorry!! Fly with the Angels!!
  • Personality:
    3 man child
    3 So kind under the tuff look
    4 mommy boy
    4 He loved kids, he was a awesome uncle
    2 So funny and crazy
    3 My first born child, you went to Mama's graduation from highschool. The first love of my life
  • Occupation:
    3 Roofer
    5 Tristan's nanny
    8 💙💙💙AMAZING SON💙💙💙
    5 Nicest man ever
    2 badass with a heart of gold
    2 gentle giant
  • Workplace:
    6 At mom's
    5 Tattooing @ friends
    4 Making people laugh 🤪🤳
    3 Coffee making specialist
    3 My big sister
  • Schools attended:
    3 South High School
  • Comments:
    13 Bring your wing with Trenton's
    3 Harder every day :(
    4 miss you everyday
    1 💙we miss you so much💙💙
    2 a big mama's boy
    1 Don't want to start the new year without you. I miss you so much 💔
    2 A new year without you, bring your wing baby boy
    2 Happy New Year Dustin! love you.. love, Kayla
    1 💙
    1 i love you and miss you SO much, i needed you and Trenton. Be our guardian angels...sleep sweet
    3 You and Trenton bring your wing, you're both mama boys. Mama misses you BOTH.
    3 Justice for Dustin, NO DEED GOES UNNOTICED!!!
    3 Tristan saw a blue Jay today and said, There's Dustin 💔
    2 The Lord is close to the broken hearted...so many broken hearts 💔💔💔
    2 💙💙💙💙👁️👁️💙💙💙💙 my brown eyes are blue without You Blue
    4 My first born and my first love, all in the same day 💙👣💞
    2 the month of May sucks..the 8th and the 23rd 🚫
    2 it isn't getting better, i love you and Trenton...bring your wings
    1 Valentines day is coming up
    2 Only 9 months and almost 10k lit candles. You are still so loved💙
    1 Sleep sweet love 💙
    2 Happy 36th Birthday Handsome🎈💙
    2 thinking of you both a lot right now I love you two
    3 It STILL isn't sinking in, i miss you soooo much.... Love Mom 💙💙💙🐦🐦🐦✝️✝️✝️💔💔💔
    1 It's been 10 months but it still hurts like yesterday 💔
    1 i love you 🐦🐦🐦💔✝️ Love Mom
    3 I hope you knew I was never going anywhere...💔💙
    1 I'm so embarrassed for my auto correct. Allow me to correct myself.
    1 I wish I would've told you how only thing you are more often. I miss you. Rest easy friend
    1 *how absolutely incredible of a person you are more often.
    2 Almost a year, i miss you sooo much. Love Mom 🐦🐦👣👣✝️✝️💙💙
    2 We all HATE this month. You along with Trenton should be here.
    1 Sleep with the angels, you both are our beautiful tatted up guardian angels💙❤
    1 i miss you so much dustin💙💙💙⭐️you are golden my dear friend. may is hard.
    3 ~erica d. So glad I got to spend the summer days with you in 2015. You are golden now my friend
    1 💙💐❤️💜🙏🏻Your missed So much man
    2 5.23.18,The sun just doesn't shine as bright this month anymore
    1 5.31.18 Miss and love your goober ass -Jennifer Nicole
    2 Ain't no sunshine when you're gone....i love you 💙❤️✝️✝️🐦🐦 Love Mom 6-1-18
    1 My heart aches so much without you💔
    1 You will always be LOVED. 💙💙
    2 You'd love your new nephew from your sister...
    1 You and Trenton guard us ALL, your family misses you both. Love Mom
    1 ifreakinmissyou💔
    1 Ain't no sunshine without you Blue.
    1 miss your advice big dawg
    3 Justice will be done eventually for you Dustin.
    1 i miss you and Trenton so much, sleep sweet baby boys, Love Mom
    2 met dustin at the mission! such a great friend and person. miss you bud
    1 I hope you see how loved you still are. Forever my Baby B💙
    4 Keep the candle lighting going
    2 love and miss you every day.
    2 Miss your Face and Love your Life- Jennifer Landers
    3 i feel you're still here, hasn't gotten real yet. I love you Dustin, you'll always be a mama's boy
    1 Always missed and never forgotten!!
    2 💙❤️✝️✝️🐦🐦
    2 you shoukd be at the top. you should be number one. Jennifer landers
    1 Love Mom ^^^^^
    1 I started counseling, I have to write you a letter. I didn't get to say goodbye
    1 Love Mom ^^^^^ 💙❤️✝️✝️🐦🐦
    2 Still miss my Blue like crazy.
    1 i sent my letter, Love Mom
    1 Light those candles !!!!!!
    3 Missing you for Christmas 💙✝️ Love Mom
    2 Dustin give my so Dustin a hug for me.
    2 It'll never be goodbye, sleep sweet blue💙
    2 missing you forever and always blue. I am so sorry you fell out of the top 20 Jennifer Landers
    1 Love from Above sweet Dustin and Trenton...Love Mom
    1 Even in heaven, you ARE MY king.
    1 Always missed, Always loved, and Always Carly's King. I miss you my friend..
    1 r.i.p hunny fly high
    2 You're still on my mind everyday. I'll forever love you.
    1 Happy Valentine's Day, wish we could have a redo💔
    1 I will forever cherish you and your love.
    3 Happy Birthday Blue, you'd be actin like a major princess today if you were here. 143💙
    1 Tell Trenton happy birthday 💙
    1 i miss you and need you, love Mom
    1 Happy Easter with Jesus, Love Mom
    1 Tell God I need you back.
    2 miss your face
    1 Always on my mind💙
    1 I need you, love Mom
    1 Why?
    3 I still love you, forever.
    1 Sigh~~~~~
    1 Candle
    1 A piece of my heart you took with you, it's yours. I love you, forever baby blue💙
    2 candle
    1 miss u everyday blue!!! i talk to every night...💙💙💙💙💙 u friend ALWAYS! ❤ JUSTINE
    1 I love you and Trenton, Love Mom
    2 i bet you and trenton are planning an amazing birthday, you get to spend it together
    2 Team Marcus hasn't forgotten about you!!!!
    1 I love you always💙
    1 💔I love you, Love Mom💔
    2 Our day is coming up, I'll never regret it. I'll never regret loving you💙
    2 please keep lighting him up! Team Marcus hasn't forgot him❤
    1 I love you Dustin, always and forever my babyblue💙
    3 I miss you so much and Trenton too, Love Mom
    1 💔💔💔
    1 Please keep lighting the candles!!! Team Marcus loves you
    1 Everytime I see Rick and Morty in TV I crack up and think of you 😝🥰🙈
    2 life sucks without you Dustin but I'm so blessed to have you watching over me always💙
    1 I need you as my guardian angel more right now than ever. Keep me strong💙
    3 We need you right now, be our light. Comfort her Baby boy, she needs it. 🐦💙🙏 I love you, Love Mom
    6 Team Marcus has you and your family in prayers EVERYONE PLEASE LIGHT A CANDLE FOR DUSTIN!
    2 I love you my bluetiful guardian angel💙
    1 I love you Two 🙏🐦💙🙏🐦💙 Love Mom
    1 power outage Dustin 😉
    2 It's almost Christmas Dustin and Trenton, I love you two so much. Love Mom 12/15/21
    1 Almost 40, you man child 🙏💙🐦 I love you both. Love from Above 🙏
    2 Happy Birthday BabyBlue🎈💋
    3 Forever 35💙
    1 🍀🍀🍀🍀
    3 Your Momma needs her boys. wrap your wings around her so she knows you're close by 💙💙
    5 I miss you both so much 😭 Love Mom
    13 You're on my mind all day, I miss you so much. I'll love you forever
    12 He's finally gone Dustin, 5 yrs too long but he's GONE!!!

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