CHATHAM - Justin Smith, 26, passed away Thursday, August 9, 2012, at Memorial Medical Center.
He was born in Lincoln on March 15, 1986, to Mitch and Ronda (Faulkner) Smith.
Justin graduated from Lincoln Land Community College in 2011 with an Associate's Degree in turf management. He was employed at Hope School as a landscape groundskeeper. He was the owner and operator of Mow Mine Now. In his free time he enjoyed dirt biking and wake boarding.
He is survived by his mother, Ronda Smith of Chatham; father, Mitch (Dee) Smith of Lincoln; sister, Ashley Smith of Springfield; brother, Nathaniel Smith of Lincoln; step-sister, Jamie Baker of Lincoln; grandparents, Ron and Lynda Faulkner of Glenarm and Don and Dana Smith of Springfield; aunt, Christa Hanselman and uncle, Aaron Faulkner.
Visitation will be held from 5 until 7 p.m. Monday, August 13, 2012, at South Side Christian Church. A funeral service will be held at the church at 10 a.m. Tuesday, August 14, 2012, with Pastor Adam Lanter officiating. Burial will be in Brush Creek Cemetery, Divernon.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to
, Hope School or Crohn's/Colitis Foundation.
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