Leon's Funeral Expenses

$1,450 of $6,500 goal

Raised by 38 people in 11 months
Dear Friends and Family:

On Sunday, August 5, 2018 my nephew was murdered.  As many knows, the loss of a loved one is the deepest pain one can experience, especially when that life is taken by the will of someone else.  We tragically lost our loved one, Leon LeeVon Armstrong, a young man with a full life ahead of him. Leon was only 26 years old when having his life tragically snatched. He was a kindhearted, and loving young man that is gone way too soon. Our hearts are hurting. Leon leaves to mourn his loss; his adoptive parents (Chris and Ruby), his mom (my sister, Terrie), a twin brother (Deon), and 5 additional siblings, who all love and will miss him dearly.

Please help us return Leon LeeVon home to Fontana, CA so our family can properly say their good-byes and place his body to rest. We appreciate your love donation as we work to raise $6,500 over the next couple of weeks for his burial expenses.

KathiLena Johnson, his beloved aunt will be taking care of the funeral expenses.

God Bless You,

Our Family
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Good morning FB Family & Friends,

On yesterday afternoon I received a call from a news reporter in Phoenix that wanted to interview me about my nephew. A few hours later, the details of my nephew’s murder hit social media. This is an extremely controversial case and everyone is entitled to take their side.

Let me start by saying my family is a family of faith that DO NOT support or condone bad behavior. If you are wrong, you are wrong. We love you enough to tell you. Additionally, if you do the crime, you will do the time. We will not lie or cover for you.

My nephew, Leon dealt with serious mental illness. On top of that, at the time of his demise, he had 3 different drugs in his system along with alcohol. My aunt, husband, me and his adoptive parents tried very hard to get him help. And then he took off to Phoenix with no support. Leon was a kindhearted young man that was very gentle. Most of the time, he was in his own world, talking to himself. The fact that there is no mention that he approach the TEENAGE Young ladies (2) or address them in any way leaves us to believe that he was probably disoriented and possibly confused. There is video to tell the story.

Our understanding is this was possibly a unisex restroom. With that being said, in my opinion this was a senseless, overkill as many of us on a daily basis attempt to get into bathroom stalls and the alleged murderer has an extensive record that includes assaults and aggravated assault. Leon was no angel. He had his record of shoplifting, loitering, and public intoxication as well. But never any crimes against children or women.

Why am I sharing this? The public has come after me on social media and via the GoFundMe page since the story hit the press.

As I endeavor to be a woman of integrity and truth, I want my family and friends to know, especially those that have donated and are considering donating. Now that you know details, you can make an informed decision. There is still a tremendous need. Leon still needs to be laid to rest. We will keep the fundraising going until the medical examiner releases his body. However, if you have donated and after hearing the details would like to be refunded, please reach out to me. No harm, no foul. I will love you and appreciate you just the same.

Our family is devastated by the details and we are praying for all parties involved.

Blessings,

Kathi
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Thanks to everyone who has donated. We desperately need your help. No amount is too small.

Thank you for your kindness.
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