James Canal
  • 18 years old
  • Date of birth: Nov 13, 1977
  • Place of birth:
    Seattle, Washington, United States
  • Date of passing: Sep 2, 1996
  • Place of passing:
    Marana, Arizona, United States
James will be with us forever, he might be out of sight, but never out of mind. I love you big brother

This memorial website was created in the dedicated memory of our loved one, James Canal, 18,who was born on November 13, 1977 and was murdered on September 2, 1996. He will never get to know his nieces and nephews, but his memory lives on in all the lives he touched. I love you brother

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Bessi Joiner on 13th November 2013

"Good afternoon son. its me, mom. I am hoping that no matter where you are you are now safe from this cruel world. alot has happened over the past year. Your little brother now has TWO babies..lol sometimes I think that him and your little sis are making up for the ones that you didn't have a chance to father. Well it is your Birthday and I wanted to drop by to say I love you and miss you."

This tribute was added by Arva Rowe-Lewis on 2nd September 2013

"You are forever in our hearts JAMES
missed by many, loved by many more!"

This tribute was added by Lauren Michelle on 18th November 2012

"You were a beautiful man, James. Prayers for your continued safe passage. The world lost you much too soon. <3"

This tribute was added by Miranda Joiner on 13th November 2012

"And there's no way I can forget,
Happy birthday to you! Happy birthday to you!
Happy birthday my dear brother James!
Happy birthday to you. I love you so much"

This tribute was added by Miranda Joiner on 13th November 2012

"James, today would have been your 35 birthday. I wonder would you have had a great marriage? A house full of Kiddo's.
I miss you dearly my big brother. There's not a day I don't talk to you, or about you to you're nieces and nephew. Because of what happened to you it makes me extremely conscious of what and how I deal with mine. I LOVE YOU"

This tribute was added by Connie Griffin on 2nd September 2012

"James, I knew you when you were just a kid.  As my neighbor you were a thoughtful, caring kid that showed up to my house for dinner with the kids and was always to pleasant to be around. You are truely loved and missed. You are in Heaven with Shandi Rae, please keep her company and know that your Mom, and I think of you both everyday.. We miss and love you.."

This tribute was added by Bessi Joiner on 2nd September 2012

"Son, today marks just over 16 years since i have seen your face in the physcial presence. I miss you and I hurt as much today as I did the day your life was stolen. You will always be my firstborn and a very special angel. I thank you for watching over us and keeping us safe.  I love you son and you are always in my thoughts."

This tribute was added by Leiloni Ludden on 2nd September 2012

"James, we grew up together for quiet a few years. But I was so young that I never truely got to know you. The memories I do have of you are forever ingraved in my mind and heart. I wish I had more time to know you my cousin. I hope my son carrying your name means something to you up there. With so much love, love your cousin. You will always be remembered by us all."

This tribute was added by Arva Rowe-Lewis on 18th April 2012

"Oh my what a touching way to let others know how much our loved ones are missed. My heart aches for all of you that lost Chris. My love is with you all. We are family and when someone is taken so early in life we only know we will met again! <3<3"

This tribute was added by betty erickson on 9th April 2012

"we may not have always gotten along but, there was never a doubt that you were and are loved....you and jeremy were so close, he can't even talk about you and/or your passing.....we all miss you kid. your passing hurt all of us so much. you were just beginning life, then some jerk ended it for all of us.....your missed by everybody that knew you"

This tribute was added by isabella joiner on 6th April 2012

"Hey uncle james i may not of known you but i bet you were really awesome and i wish i could of met you cause you are my uncle and i herd alot about you and you seem very cool,and caring....<3 I LOVE YOU.<3"

This tribute was added by chris canal on 6th April 2012

"James, you are my brother and have always been my best friend. When you left all the old me went with you and ive never been the same .not a day goes by i dont remember you and get lost. I love you brother and cant wait to see you again."

This tribute was added by Bessi Joiner on 6th April 2012

"James was mistreated alot through his life from the men in it. He didn't know how to not trust others. He was kind, caring, tough and he loved the girls. His family was really important to him and he showed his love all the time. I miss you every day son. The body may be gone but the love will live forever with you in my heart..always your mom."

This tribute was added by Miranda Joiner on 6th April 2012

"I might have never known how special he was, but thats because he was my brother. We all take our loved ones for granted and you really dont know what you have until its gone. My children, have heard all about their Uncle James, They have seen what he looked like in his pictures. But one of the things they will will always know is that he is and was one of the most special men ever."

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