Donald Girtley, age 18

Lost to gun violence on May 31, 2017 in Kinston, North Carolina.

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  • Nickname:
    3 Dj
    1 Chippie
  • Number of children:
    2 2
  • Personality:
    1 Well Liked ,FUNNY ,Outgoin, Intelligent, imaginative, curious and knowledge driven
    1 Loved life and was loved by all who came in contact with him🌹
    1 huge heart who would do anything for anybody .
    1 Dj smile would light up the room soon as he walked in..
    1 walked outside to say hello to a friend and was killed seconds later
    1 Dj we miss you so much.So unfair that your didnt have any enemies
    1 Dj died in his big brother arms 😢😢
  • Occupation:
    1 High School Sr
  • Workplace:
    1 None
  • Schools attended:
    1 Goldsboro High School
  • Comments:
    1 I miss you every second of every day..
    1 You walked outside to say Hi and passed in your brother arms😥😥
    1 He didnt get a chance to walk across the stage at graduation. was killed 1week before the ceremony
    1 Dj was a GREAT FRIEND he talked me out of killing myself now i have to say r.i.p.
    2 I love you dj ❤️ Rest Easy Birthday Twin 😑 i miss you man
    1 The Sweetest Young Guy I ever Met R.i.P Dj
    2 i miss my brother man 💔
    1 I Miss My Best Friend 😭they took a good one 😓😓
    1 Donald I miss you so and It still dont seem real😢
    1 Rest In Paradise Donald 😭I miss ur goofiness
    1 Cant believe that your gone Chippie 🌹

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