Josiah Woods, age 14

Lost to gun violence on January 1, 2020 in Des Moines, Iowa.

Photo sources:

News sources:

423 candles have been lit for Josiah.
Light a candle for Josiah.

The people with the most candles in the past 24 hours are featured on our homepage.

Ask your friends to light a candle or come back tomorrow to light another candle for Josiah.

You can add to Josiah's profile:

  • Nickname:
    10 Siah
    5 Joey
    2 Bruh bruh
    2 Cheeks
    1 Jo Jo
    1 Drummer boy
  • Number of children:
  • Personality:
    3 Funny, GOOFY AND FULL OF ENERGY
    3 always laughing, witty, always concerned about others welfare
  • Occupation:
    2 Loved playing the drums and singing
  • Workplace:
  • Schools attended:
    2 McCombs Middle School
    3 Callanan Middle School
    1 Park Avenue Elementary
    1 Perkins Elementary
  • Comments:
    5 My son, my💙!!! I love u infinitely and miss u everyday!!!
    3 i miss u so much siah❤️school and just life in general isnt the same without you🥺
    1 LLKS i miss my brother see u soon🗣🕊🥺

Other nearby fatal shootings: