Dereck Lee James, age 26

Lost to gun violence on March 23, 2018 in Warfield, Kentucky.

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    3 As long as I live Son.. you will live, be remembered and be loved! RIP my precious angel
    3 stg i miss u D hunting season ant the same this year without u here R.I.P Big Brotha
    4 We wont stop until justice is served for you Derek! we love you!!
    2 nana loves and misses you dereck
    2 Still praying for the family. prayers for justice
    3 We miss having you coming up to Indiana and spenind time with us!
    3 sesnding loving thoughts and prayers
    2 prayera for your family and frienda derek y are missed baby i miss u so much
    2 dereck lee the babies and i love and miss you so so very much. ❤️
    2 fighting for justice baby boy🤗🤗🤗🤗
    2 I love and miss you son! I will keep fighting for justice until I take my last breath!
    3 Praying for justice soon. I wouldn't want to be in the shoes office the cold heartless murders
    2 miss you big D. 💜
    2 r.i.p derek you are very missed
    2 Love you so much my precious spoiled boy forever Mamaw💙
    2 Merry 1st Christmas in Heaven my sweet angel! I love and miss you son so
    2 Happy 1st New Year In Heaven my sweet angel! i love and miss you so much son
    2 I love you so much and miss you so bad!!!
    2 You will always be loved ans remembered as long as your family lives
    3 court again this morning son! I will fight for justice as long as i breathe
    2 I love and miss you my sweet boy! RIP until we meet again
    2 next court date is 1/2/2020 trial to start 3/2/2020
    2 i love you uncle
    2 I can't believe its been almost a year since i got to see your beautiful face son
    2 ❤️❤️❤️❤️💙💙💙💙💕💕💕🦋🦋🦋🦋🦋
    2 Hi Uncle D, I saw you in the sky last night. I ❤️💋
    3 I miss you bub I wish you were here I think about you all the time
    2 I❤️💜💞💓💗💖💘💙💚🧡 U
    3 I love and miss you my precious baby boy! we all miss you so bad
    2 reunited with your sister 7/24/19
    3 Sawyer loves fishing just like her Uncle D
    2 prayers and hugs from iowa❤❤🦇
    3 I love and miss you son and your sister so much!
    3 Love you so much, Dereck!! 💙
    2 Praying for your Mother everyday..😭🙏🙏💞🌹
    2 🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻
    2 i miss and love you and Kayla so much!
    2 You and Kay .. Save A Place For Me
    2 you will be missed..rip dereck
    2 court sentencing tommorrow son! i love you and miss you so much!
    2 I miss and love you Son! 😢😢😢😢
    2 I love and miss you my sweet precious son!
    2 I just lit a candle❤. Tyreke grandma
    2 i can tell he was a wonderful man wow
    3 i just lit a candle jesus bustamante sister 🙏🙏🙏
    2 i miss you my precious son!
    2 thinking about you today, i sure miss seeing you Dereck.❤️😔
    2 its been a little over 3 years but it seems like it just happened! love and miss you son
    2 I miss you so much, Dereck Lee!! 💙
    2 💙Dereck💙 love from iowa. Ts mom
    2 miss u ans kayla love ya both rip you both
    2 Sis Sis loves you and misses you so much!! ❤️
    1 5 years .. seems like just happened. i love and miss you son so much
    2 i sure love and miss you son and Kayla
    2 I love you Dereck Lee and miss you so much!!
    1 Oh how I miss you son and Kay! I love you both so much! The babies are growing up

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