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Chesapeake Walmart workers sues the company for hiring and continuing to employ shooter Andre Bing

Fernando ‘Jesus’ Chavez-Barron, 16 years old, of Chesapeake

Fernando ‘Jesus’ Chavez-Barron, 16 years old, of Chesapeake

According to family members and friends, Chavez-Barron was an 11th-grade honors student who had just started driving. He also had taken a part time job to support his family. The page´s organizer, Tamara Nelson, confirmed by phone that the page was authentic, but she declined to comment further.

The GoFundMe page says that he was an outstanding son and a great big brother. He loved Legos and building.He Will be remembered as a young man who was humble, caring, responsible, and hardworking. His loss is felt by his family as well as many others in his neighborhood.

Rosy Perez, Rosy’s family friend, said that the teen worked overnight at Walmart to support his family.

‘He Perez stated that she wanted to help a bit.He He was a very happy child.

Kellie Pyle, 52, Of Chesapeake

Kellie Pyle, 52 of Chesapeake

Kellie Pyle, 52 of Chesapeake

Pyle was born in Norfolk, Virginia and returned to Hampton Roads from Kentucky after reuniting with her high school sweetheart via Facebook.

She Brian Baker and Brian Baker were planning to marry next year.

‘I´ve never seen her this happy, except when she talked about her children,’ said a cousin, William Pillar-Gibson.

Pillar-Gibson stated that this was more than a new chapter in her life. It was also the best chapter.She She was a grandmother. Her Children thrived. She She was with her love of life. She I was back home.

Pyle had two adult children in their 20s and a young granddaughter who was ‘the light of Kellie´s life,’ her cousin said.

Pyle was her caregiver when her parents were ill and for her brother after a stroke.

‘She Pillar-Gibson claimed that she had handled all of it. She was able to do anything that needed to be done. She suffered a lot of pain.

Pyle extended her caregiving and generosity to Gwendolyn Bowe Spencer’s mother, Pyle.

Spencer stated in a short statement that he loved her. She She was an amazing, kind person – she was.

Brian Pendleton, 38, Of Chesapeake

Brian Pendleton (38), of Chesapeake

Brian Pendleton (38), of Chesapeake

Pendleton was punctual. Michelle Johnson, Pendleton’s mother, said that although his shift as a custodian began at 10:30 p.m. he was still in the breakroom when the shooting started at 10.

‘He “He always got to work early so that he would be punctual for work,” she stated.He His coworkers were his favorite.

Pendleton celebrated his 10-year-anniversary of service at the store.

His mother said he didn´t have any problems at work, except with a supervisor, Andre Bing, who was identified as the gunman.

‘He just didn´t like my son,’ Johnson said. ‘He I would have to believe that he (Bing), would be difficult for him.

Pendleton was born in Chesapeake with a congenital brain disease and grew to be a Chesapeakean, according to his mother.

‘He Johnson stated that Johnson called him yesterday, before he went to work. Johnson stated, “I always tell him that he should call me after he gets off work.”

Johnson was getting ready to sleep when she received a call from her family friend advising that there was a shooting at Walmart.

Brian was a happy, go-lucky man. Brian was devoted to his family. Brian was a friend to many. He His mother stated that he loved telling jokes. ‘We´re going to miss him.’

Randy Blevins, 70, Of Chesapeake

Randy Blevins (70), of Chesapeake

Randy Blevins (70), of Chesapeake

Blevins began working at Walmart in the 1990s, after Teresa Blevins’ five-and-dime went under.

Yeatts explained that Walmart “kinda drove their business out the door” by coming to town. ‘My mom contacted the manager of the Walmart at Sam’s Drive and said, `Hey, you put us out of business and my husband needs a job.´’

Blevins was interviewed and hired immediately as an overnight stocker. This job required unloading trucks. Yeatts stated that Blevins passed the interview.

He He liked the third shift, as he was able to take the days off. He Watched professional wrestling matches and Washington Commanders football games.

According to a 1996 article in The Isle of Wight Citizen Blevins also took photos of people and places within the nearby Isle of Wight County. His brother sold the postcards at a different five-and dime.

His stepdaughter stated that Blevins never missed any work days.

‘He Yeatts stated that there were never any complaints from him about his colleagues and that he liked going to work.

Blevins has three stepdaughters. Yeatts says that even though Blevins and Teresa Blevins were divorced, they remained best of friends.

She said that he loved Christmas and thanksgiving.

Tyneka Johnson, 22, Of Portsmouth

Tyneka Johnson (22), Portsmouth

Tyneka Johnson (22), Portsmouth

Theodore Johnson, 41 years old, said to The New York Times about his cousin who lived with her mother.

‘She He stated that she was young and wanted to earn her own money.

Cannon revealed to The Washington Post that Johnson was tutored by Casheba Cannon at Western Branch High School. She encouraged Johnson’s dreams of going to college and provided support for her family.

‘Education was at its forefront. Her Cannon stated that her family did everything they could to ensure she received assistance.

Johnson was willing to work to better herself, but she was also cheerful, helped younger students and ‘gelled’ with everyone she encountered at Cannon´s Blessed Tutoring Services, she said. Johnson had a flair for style and a love of music and dancing.

‘She This was the kid. Cannon stated that she was well-prepared when she first started tutoring. “Tyneka was like a light in the darkened room.”

A temporary memorial to Johnson was created in front of the Walmart. It featured the words “Our Hearts are With You” and a basket with flowers.

A cluster of yellow, gold, and white balloons were tied to a tree as a remembrance.

Lorenzo Gamble, 43, Of Chesapeake

Lorenzo Gamble, 43, of Chesapeake

Lorenzo Gamble, 43, of Chesapeake

The Washington Post reported Gamble had been working at Walmart for 15 year as a custodian during the night shift.

Linda and Alonzo Gamble shared their love for their sons with him.

‘He Linda Gamble stated that he kept his mouth shut and did his job.He The quiet one in the family.

His mother said Gamble enjoyed going to his 19-year-old´s football games and cheering for the Washington Commanders NFL team.

She posted on Facebook that she´s having trouble saying goodbye.

She wrote: “Missing my child right now, life without my son is not the same,”

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