Watch: Funeral for 17-year-old Woodside High School football player killed in shooting

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Posted at 6:30 PM, Dec 18, 2021
and last updated 2021-12-22 13:02:48-05

HAMPTON, Va. - The funeral for 17-year-old Justice Dunham, the Woodside High School football player who was killed after a basketball game at Menchville High School on December 14, is scheduled to be held on December 22.

Justice's father, Mike Dunham, told News 3 the viewing and service will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, at Liberty Live Church, located at 1021 Big Bethel Road in Hampton. Services will follow at Parklawn-Wood Funeral Home & Memorial Park.

Friends and family held a candlelight vigil for Justice Thursday night.

Mike also told us there are plans for a Boys & Girls Club athletic area to be built in Justice's honor. Development of a website, called "JUSTICE4JUSTICE," is underway.

Additionally, family members are also asking for any donation that's made in his honor to go to the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Peninsula. They said they hope this money can help the organization to get a new football field or update a basketball court.

If you'd like to donate, click here.Just check the box that says, "I would like to dedicate this donation," then choose, "In memory of" and please write, "Justice Dunham."

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