Justin Lee Sisson 2nd Lt. Justin Lee Sisson, formerly of Overland Park, Kansas, passed away Monday, June 3, 2013, from injuries sustained while serving his country in Afghanistan. Justin was born, July 16, 1989 in Burnsville, MN, to Kevin Brooks and Phyllis Liming Sisson. He graduated from Blue Valley West High School, Overland Park, KS in May 2007. Justin then attended Florida State University on an ROTC Scholarship, where he graduated and received his commission as a 2nd LT in April 2012. After completing many schools, including the Sapper School at Ft. Leonard Wood, MO and Army Ranger School at Ft. Benning, GA, he was assigned to the 101st Airborne, Ft. Campbell, KY. Justin was preceded in death by his two Grandfathers. He is survived by his parents, Kevin and Phyllis Sisson; his brother Ryan; his grandmothers; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, family members and many friends who love him. A visitation will be from 6:30 - 8:30 PM, Friday, June 14, 2013 at The United Methodist Church of the Resurrection, Wesley Chapel, 13720 Roe Ave., Leawood, Kansas 66224. A funeral service will be held at 10:00 AM, Saturday, June 15, 2013 also at the church. Interment will follow at Leavenworth National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to Florida State University Foundation, Veterans Center fund (F07521), P.O. Box 3062739, Tallahassee, FL 32306, http://veterans.fsu.edu/ or Wounded Warrior Program, P.O. Box 738517, Topeka, KS 66675, www.woundedwarriorproject.org/Donate. To read a full obituary and leave fond memories and condolences for the family please visit www.johnsoncountychapel.com. (Arrangements by D.W. Newcomer's Sons Johnson County Chapel, 11200 Metcalf Ave, Overland Park, KS 66210, 913-451-1860, www.dwnewcomers.com.

Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald on June 13, 2013