Justin Lee Smith, age 37, passed away unexpectedly on September 29, 2021, at the Salem Health and Rehabilitation Center in Salem, VA.
He was born January 30, 1984, in Buckhannon, WV, a son of Charles Ray Smith and Teresa Grace Russell, step-dad Paul Russell and step-mom Melissa Smith, all of Buckhannon.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by his maternal grandparents, Carl W. and Lee Bennett, of Buckhannon; one sister, Jessica Phipps and one half-sister, Brandie Hindman, both of Buckhannon; three half-brothers: Allen Smith and companion, Cindy Fitzgerald, Michael and wife, Leeann Smith, all of Virginia, and Cameron Smith, of Buckhannon; one aunt, Tina Bennett, of Florida; two uncles, Jeff Bennett and Howard Smith and wife, Sandy, of Buckhannon; three nephews: Aiden and Tucker Phipps and soon-to-be Conner Smith, all of Buckhannon.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Howard Smith and Ethel Chipps, and Aunt Nellie Golden.
Mr. Smith was a truck driver and loved playing video games.
In honoring Mr. Smith’s wishes, he will be cremated. A celebration of life will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, send donations to Teresa Russell, 39 Shasta St. Buckhannon, WV 26201 to help with funeral expenses.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.polingstclair.com.