Justin Roman Westley Smith
Tawas City, Michigan
March 15, 1989 - January 15, 2021
A celebration of life ceremony for Justin will be held at a later date.
Justin Roman Westley Smith, age 31, of Tawas City, Michigan formerly of Bay City, Michigan passed away unexpectedly Friday, January 15 2021 at home.
Justin was born March 15, 1989 in Bay City, Michigan to Robert Wayne Smith and Colleen Gail (Garcia) Duncan. He attended and graduated from Windover High School Midland MI. He did work as a mechanic and enjoyed working on all cars old and new, basically anything with a motor. He loved spending time with his son, Aiden, and family and friends. He also enjoyed drawing and tinkering with electronics. He had the biggest and warmest heart and would help anyone who needed it! He never shied away from a problem that he thought he could fix! He was always transparent with his feelings about people, if he liked you, you’d know, if he didn’t he’d say so! He was funny and stood up for what he beLieved In. he’S with his heAvenly family now, keeping watch over those of us they love!
Justin is survived by his father, Robert Smith of Midland MI; Mother and Step father, Colleen & Fred Duncan of Tawas City MI; Sister; Chantal Smith of Midland MI; Son Aiden Johnston; Grandmother, Gail Garcia; Uncle Ricky Garcia-Decker; Aunts Teri Garcia, Karen Barber, and Kristal Bierlein; step brothers, Eric Duncan, Jeff Duncan; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends all whom will miss him dearly. Justin was preceded in death by Grandfathers, Eli Smith and Roman Garcia; Grandmother, Lois Smith; half brother Stanton DeWayne Hampton.
A celebration of life for Justin will be held at a later time and notifications will made available. Online condolences may be offered at www.bureshfuneralhomes.com.
And donations can be made to the link below in lieu of flowers
Memorial donations can be made to the link below in lieu of flowers
Fly high Bud. You will be missed and never forgotten. Watch over your parents, your sister and son. You are finally free of the pain and battles you fought and are wrapped in God's arms.
— Aunt Sindy
So sorry to hear. Prayers for you , Colleen and Fred, prayers for your family.
— Donald Stanfill
Colleen and Fred, I'm praying you will find comfort in God's love for you in this time of loss.
— Rae McCready
Colleen, Fred, Chantal and family,
I'm so very sorry to hear the news of Justin's sudden passing. I know my words can ease your pain but know your friends are here for you.
Treasure the memories as I know there are many and keep them alive for Aiden.Hugs to you all.
— Kathy Whitford
Keeping your family in our thoughts and prayers big hugs
— Mary Durussel and Jeff Hatcher
God bless you all 💖 Sending prayers and love your way!!
— Michelle Cameron
Hoping the time will come sooner rather than later that a smile comes instead of tears when you think of him...
— Lou Hadley
Thinking of all of you and praying for your strength through these difficult times. I am so sorry for your loss!! Hugs!!
— Deana McKenzie
So sorry to hear of the loss of your son. prayers for strength during this difficult times. may he be resting in the arms of the lord gone to young but always in you hearts.
— janet coyer
Addiction Sucks & Takes Lives Every Single Day With Absolutely No prejudice... Sad But True... And We All Now Scott Knows & Lived A Life Of Addiction For Real... "And For The Grace Of God There Go I" Keeping Your Family In Our Prayers... Stay Strong & Keep Your Head Up Girl... I'm Always Here For You Colleen!!! Love Scott Wrona & Daughter Shelly Gertz... Beautiful Ironwood Michigan Eh.
— Scott Wrona
Justin Rest In Peace My Friend... The Fight Against Addiction Is Over!!! You Chasing That Hopeless Dream Of Addiction Is Now Over My Friend... We All Know "It Takes What It Takes"... Very Sad But True, Some Of Us Just Don't Make It To A Life Of Recovery... Very Sad Yet Very True... A Couple Months Ago I Attended 2 Drug Overdose Funerals In 1-1/2 Weeks... 1st One Carrie Bradley A Bro Of Mines 36 Yr. Old Niece... The 2nd One My Cousin Jimmy Wrona's Son Jeff Wrona Also 36 Yrs Old... And Now Yours Justin... "And For The Grace Of God There Go I". Very Well Could Of Been Me So Many Times In My Past... I'm Shedding A Few Tears As We Speak Trying To Write This. Thinking Of All The Great Fond Memories I Have & Remember Of You Justin... The Chase Is Over... RIP Justin... Until We Meet Once Again... Love & Respect. Scott Wrona Beautiful Ironwood Michigan My Sobriety Date October 4th 2005 Thank God!!!
— Scott Wrona
Fly High Grandpa Garcia with your Grandson Justin, side by side! Say Hi to Jesus for me. You're not gone, you are HOME. God is LOVE, and that's to be taken serious everyday of our lives. We are all HIS. Amen 🌹
— Amaprito O'Dell
So sorry for your loss, thoughts and prayers for you at this difficult time.
— Michelle and Gary Conklin
So sorry Colleen and Fred. losing a child is so hard. May he RIP. Prayers and thoughts are with you and your family.
— June Scott
So sorry to hear of your son leaving so soon after your Dad I am more sorry then you will know.
— connie leclair