“He was an awesome kid,” Rider Suda-Dodson wrote on his GoFundMe page. “He helped me break out of my shell a little bit back in 7th grade when I met him on the bus.”
It is no wonder that his friends remember him as the “life of the party.” JJ, as he was known, could put a smile on anyone’s face with his silly, outgoing and kind personality.
John Harvey Edmonston III, 17, attended Northeast High School in Clarksville, Tennessee. Two of his friends were playing around with a loaded gun and shot him on Granny White Road on Aug. 19, 2018.