Late Wednesday, April 22, 2015, our dear friend Dave Pence and his son Nicholas were brutally murdered while in their living room in a random burglary gone horribly wrong. Dave was one of the nicest guys ever and one of a circle of several close friends from High School that still stayed in touch and got together when possible. We know that and both Dave and Nick's easy-going nature and kindness touched the lives of all who were fortunate enough to have known them.
This is to raise funds to help Dave's family cover funeral costs for this absolutely senseless act, and loss of income for the Pence Family. All funds raised will go directly to Dave's wife Beth for funeral costs/income loss.
Wow, the response to this has been truly overwhelming! The outpouring of love in the community has been beyond anything imagined! The original goal was met in less than 24 hours (and it wasn't even searchable on the GoFundMeSite yet!)
To give more of you the opportunity to sew good seed into the lives of the Pence family, I've changed the name of the campaign to the Dave / Nick Pence Memorial fund and the updated the goal amount to help with loss of income. Thanks for helping to make a positive, life-changing story out of such a terrible tragedy!
UPDATE: Two suspects are now in custody for the brutal slayings. While that is wonderful news, the family still needs help. Below is the updated link to the story from one of the New Orleans TV stations:
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