Jay Aaron Foust, age 45

Lost to gun violence on May 21, 2019 in Durham, North Carolina.

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  • Nickname:
    5 Jay Bird
    4 Putt
  • Number of children:
    9 4
    1 6
  • Personality:
    4 Loving kind giving faithful wonderful dad
    2 best friend
    2 best friend you could ever have
    2 biggest ray of sunshine you could ever meet
  • Occupation:
    2 security
  • Workplace:
    2 allied universal
  • Schools attended:
    2 Jordan high school
    2 Durham technical community college
  • Comments:
    3 my best friend for over 30 years. i miss you Jay bird. play some putt putt with God for me
    2 biggest brightest smile
    2 I miss you. how do I go on without you
    2 another day without you. I miss you
    2 I miss your smile
    2 I miss your laughter
    3 I love you
    1 Another day. I miss you. I love you
    1 I miss you.
    2 Not a day goes by that I don't miss you. I love you so much
    1 I miss you. happy 4th of july
    1 good morning. I love you
    1 4 days and you aren't here
    1 I miss you putt. I love you
    1 Take care of Ava. I love you guys
    1 it's my birthday. I miss you. love you
    1 I was never ready for you to leave.i miss you
    1 I love you Jay. We miss you down here
    1 another long day. I wish you were here
    1 2 months. why havent the solved this
    1 I love you I miss you.
    1 rember playing putt putt? I fell in love that day
    1 Rember Eno river. I rember watching that water rescue.
    1 I rember 17
    1 you are loved
    1 Thank you for being my everything always.i love you
    1 almost 3 months. have you slipped through the cracks?
    2 I love you my bird. I miss you
    1 i miss you.. so many memories
    1 We miss you down here.
    1 3 months today. it's not any easier. i love you
    1 i miss you my love. i love you
    1 life isn't the same. i miss you
    1 i can't do this without you. i miss you
    1 this isn't any easier. i miss you.
    1 i miss you..
    1 i love you
    1 I'll never get over you. but i don't know hour to get through this eaither
    1 i have lit a candle every day for the last 142 days... i miss you like crazy. i love you Jay Aaron
    1 please look out for me up there..
    1 your daughter got her drivers license today. look out for her keep her safe
    1 look out for lisa. your home burned down. why can't theyfind your killers
    1 5 months. Nothing is getting done. I love you
    2 i wasn't ready for you to leave. yet you were ready to earn your wings and fly. i love you
    1 another day without you. i miss you.
    1 i miss you so much. i love you. i hate life without you
    1 i wonder if anyone but me misses you anymore
    1 i love you my friend. life here isnt the same
    1 i hope justice is served soon
    1 first Thanksgiving in 30 years without you. I miss you. i love you Putt
    1 I love you my friend
    1 i love you. htank you for sending him
    1 i miss you so much happy holidays
    1 merry christmas Putt. i miss you
    1 happy new years eve . i love you
    1 thank you
    1 7 months. still nothing
    2 i miss you
    1 i love and miss you
    1 i miss you. So so very much
    1 I am trapped in a horrid nightmare. life isn't any easier without you
    1 i love you bird
    1 i love you my bird
    1 look out for me down here. life is crazy. im Glad God took you away but i miss you
    1 happy birthday. i love you
    1 Happy fathers day Putt. i miss you
    1 happy heavenly 4th. I miss you so much. I love you
    1 do you rember the eno river water rescues..god i miss you
    1 i miss you. i still wait for your call that's never coming.
    1 happy heavenly Thanksgiving. i love you
    1 i love you life sure has changed down here.
    1 sure do miss you down here on earth
    1 i miss you. almost 2 yrs without you
    2 i lit your 700th today. i miss you more Every day
    1 happy birthday. i love you baby

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