One local resident suffered dual losses during Dayton’s summer tragedies

Dion Green and his father, Derrick Fudge, are well-known names in the Dayton community. Before being killed in the mass shooting that took the lives of nine people and injured countless more, Fudge was a handyman contractor and a Salvation Army bell ringer.


Green works at a men’s homeless shelter helping the less fortunate, although he is now been faced with one crisis after another since his property was damaged in May’s tornadoes and his father was killed protecting Green and his girlfriend, Donita Cosey.


“The house can be rebuilt,” says Green. “I can’t rebuild a father.”


To read more, and for a link to the donation page to help pay for Fudge’s funeral, click here.

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