Jerry Minard, age 24

Lost to gun violence on December 24, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois.

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    3 Jay
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    7 He lived his life like tomorrow was his last, my free spirit. You will forever be miss
    5 miss you my n****
    1 When they murdered you, they killed me too😔
    1 It’s almost going to be your 1 year anniversary, December 24! Wow how much you are missed
    1 Love you so much wedito not here physically but I feel you spiritually
    1 Thought of you today and it made me smile 😊 my angel 😇 feeling positive
    1 Miss you my lil bro!
    3 Happy Heavenly Birthday my wedito😭😘😢love you sooo much
    2 Happy birthday love😍😩🎈 fly high baby🥰👼🏼
    1 I miss you 😩💔
    1 Missing you like crazy 😪💔
    2 Can’t wait to see you in my dreams again love😪🥰❤️
    1 If I could visit heaven even for a day, Maybe for a moment the pain would go away😪💔
    1 The vision of you at peace is what’s keeping me together 😩 fly high love😪💔
    1 I’m Trying Heavens Line, But I Get The Dial Tone, I Know You Busy Flying With The Angels In The Sky
    1 Thought of you today🥰😭and everyday that has pass since god took you home! Love you wedito💔💔
    1 U were the best part of me
    2 Really Wish Heaven Had Visiting Hours🥺👼🏽💔
    2 I miss you, but heaven is so lucky to have you 😩😪❤️
    2 That one death can change your whole life 💔
    1 Some Deaths Just Don’t Seem Real No Matter How Much Time Has Passed. 😔🕊💔
    1 ever since you passed away ive been mad at the world
    1 Missing you like crazy 😪😫💔
    1 Happy thanksgiving baby😪💔
    3 Missing you wedito, wow it will be 2 years soon😢😢
    2 Not a day goes by that I don’t think of you😪💔
    1 Love u n**** missing u like crazy worlds gone to shit covid 19 glad u ain’t around for that
    3 😭😭
    2 Another Mother’s Day pass and I miss seeing you here😭words can’t explain how empty I feel😢
    1 Happy Fathers Day son😘😘
    2 The fourth wasn’t the same without you Jay
    1 Goodmorning wedito😘
    1 Happy Birthday wedito🎂🙏🏻
    1 Thought about you today, like always🙏🏼🙏🏼😘
    1 Thank god your not here in this messed up world, your safe
    1 Happy Thanksgiving 😢I look around and you were missing. I love you🥰
    1 Omggg missing you so much Jay
    2 Omg as your anniversary creeps up, I feel like a mess! I cry 😢 and I feel empty
    1 😞😞❤️❤️💔💔💔😞
    1 Damn almost 3 yrs miss u so much Jay love u always miss u always
    1 Today around this time they told us you were shot in head💔💔I died
    2 Miss you weathers getting nice thinking of your crazy ass miss u
    1 you are missed dearly. watch over your mom , your big who loved and cared d
    1 fly high babydaddy we miss you 🥺☹️
    1 Not a day goes by that your not on my mind😘😘
    1 Love you jay miss you always n forever
    1 Ur bday almost her u would’ve been 29 how much we missed without u here
    1 Omg I can’t believe my heart aches to see another Bday without you
    1 We all miss you, this Birthday smile that Jerry smile your so known for love you my son
    1 I love you & miss you 😢💔
    1 You’d be almost 30 brother! How time flies and for ever missing you♥️
    1 Still have that pink pup teddy you gave me in 5th grade 🥹♥️
    1 Love u jay miss u always and forever but I know ur around us everyday
    1 Love u jay missed u this Thanksgiving

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