|Birth: ||May 29, 1997|
|Death: ||Mar. 30, 2010|
De Soto Parish
Celebration of Life services for Justin McClain Bloxom, 12, will be held 2:00 p.m., Saturday, April 3, 2010 at Emmanuel Baptist Church, Shreveport, Louisiana with Associate Pastor Henry Richerson, and Pastor Mike Stowell officiating under the direction of Centuries Memorial Funeral Home. Interment will immediately follow in the Centuries Memorial Park, Shreveport, Louisiana.
The family will be receiving friends for visitation Friday, April 2, 2010 from the hours of 5-8 p.m. at Centuries.
Justin was born May 29, 1997 in Shreveport, Louisiana to Amy Nicole Witham and Kevin McClain Bloxom and was called home Tuesday, March 30, 2010 in Stonewall, Louisiana. Justin enjoyed skateboarding, karate, mud riding, jumping on the trampoline, and playing the drums. Justin was on the Honor-roll, and on the superintendents list at North Desoto Middle School. Justin won first place in the Science Fair and was a member of the 4-H club. Justin enjoyed drawing, was a member of the Griffins Football Team, and enjoyed helping Pa-Paw with his cows. Justin will be remembered most for the kind, caring soul God blessed him with.
Justin was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather; George Bloxom, and his maternal great grandfather; R.B. Cox.
Left to cherish his memory and tell his stories will be his mother; Amy Niclole Witham Bloxom and fiancé Craig Fletcher, father; Kevin McClain Bloxom and wife Christine Bloxom, four brothers: Travis Bloxom, Tyler Bloxom, Dalton Bloxom, Collin Witham, maternal grandparents; Ruby Cox, Madeline and John Witham, paternal grandmother; Willie Bloxom along with numerous extended family members and many gracious friends.
Honoring Justin by acting pallbearers will be Mark Bloxom, David Bloxom, Charlie Thomas, Kevin Witham, John Witham, Floyd Patton, PJ Brossette, and Jacob Roussel. Honorary pallbearers will be his four brothers, Travis Bloxom, Tyler Bloxom, Dalton Bloxom, Collin Witham, and Lane Fletcher.
The family has requested donations be made to VAC Federal Credit Union (Special Fund for Justin Bloxom) 318-524-0822, in Honor of Justin Bloxom. Centuries Memorial
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Published in Shreveport Times on April 2, 2010
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STONEWALL – A taxi cab driver wanted for questioning in the death of a 12-year-old Stonewall boy is now in police custody.
Sheriff's deputies and Shreveport police had been looking for Brian Douglas Horn, 34, the driver of a four-door, green Action Taxi cab after the 12-year-old boy's body was found in a wooded area off of Highway 171 across from Red Bluff Road.
The Stonewall boy was reported missing around 3 a.m. today. Lt. Robert Davidson confirmed the body is that of Justin M. Bloxom, who was last seen at a residence on Douglas Lane in Stonewall.
UPDATE on April 6, 2014:
DeSoto Parish Courthouse DeSoto Parish Courthouse
DESOTO PARISH, La. (KTBS) -
Convicted killer Brian Horn is headed to death row. Today, a jury in DeSoto Parish voted unanimously that the former taxi driver should die for killing Justin Bloxom, 12, four years ago.
Horn was found guilty on Wednesday by a jury made up of people from the Baton Rouge area and brought to DeSoto Parish.
It only took them 45 minutes to reach their verdict of first degree murder.
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Created by: Ellen Stevens
Record added: Mar 30, 2010
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