To the Gilliam Family: My heart is so broken to hear of the loss of Armon. He and I began school together in kindergarten and he was such an incredible friend over all these years. I lived in Dallas, TX for a short time and went to a basketball game one night and was sitting behind his team. He turned around and exclaimed my name and was so excited to see someone from home as was I. His smile was infectious and he provided me with years of memories of our childhood. He was such a special person and I hope all of you will carry that with you in these trying days to come. I will carry him in my heart and prayers all my life. God bless his children - please know that your Daddy made a difference in this world. My prayers are with all his family and friends. His laughter will ring in my ears forever.