Ernest Staples, age 38

Lost to gun violence on August 31, 2021 in New Castle, Delaware.

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  • Nickname:
    3 Geez,Bandz
    1 Ernie
  • Number of children:
  • Personality:
    1 great sense of humor, caring father, hard worker
    1 funny
    1 caring
    1 Loving
    1 heart of gold
    3 Loving father!
    1 life of the party!
  • Occupation:
    1 Construction
    1 Mechanic
  • Workplace:
    1 The Goodwill
    1 Access Labor
  • Schools attended:
    1 Newark High School
  • Comments:
    10 REST IN PEACE🌹🌹🌹🌹
    1 Another good one gone WAY TOO SOON. Rest peacefully, Ernie.
    1 Great father, partner, famuly member, and friend.
    1 My Brother I love you Im going to miss you so much
    1 E Dog I love you always have and always will gone but the memory of love is still alive
    2 my day one a1 gone miss you Bro
    1 Me and our 2 children are thinking of tou every second! We miss you so much!
    2 I love you! I miss you! Forever in my heart! always! I love you to infinity and beyond!
    1 love you bro
    1 still cant believe you're gone. Rest well Best! 🕊
    3 Miss ur smile Fat Boy💔Rest easy
    1 i miss you bro
    1 the kids and I love and miss you! 🤞🏾🥰
    1 I love you daddy.Its Zahara your Bop
    1 hey bro
    1 we miss you down here
    1 Missing you like crazy! The kids and I think if you all the time! I love you Zaddy Bandz 🥰

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