Justin Michael Kelly, age 20, of Milford, Michigan, died on February 18, 2018, as a result of an accident, in Kinross, Michigan. He was born December 16, 1997, in Flint, Michigan, to John Robert and Joan Marie (Curry) Kelly.
Justin grew up in Milford and graduated from Milford High School in 2016. He played basketball, ran track, and was a swimmer for the high school. He joined the Michigan Army National Guard and was attending Lake Superior State University, studying Fire Science.
Justin belonged to St. Mary Catholic Church in Milford. He went to Appalachia every summer for five years as a teen missionary. He was a Eucharistic minister for Sunday communion. He was also a member of the Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) in high school.
Justin loved Laker Hockey and was one of the loudest fans. He liked hunting and fishing, and was an avid Tigers fan. Justin was a happy young man who was exuberant about life.
Justin is survived by his parents, John and Joan Kelly; brother Jason Kelly of Milford; grandparents, Roscoe and Patricia Curry of St. Clair Shores, Michigan, and Julie Kelly of Walled Lake, Michigan.
Justin was preceded in death by his grandfather, John Charles Kelly.
As an alternative to flowers, please consider making a memorial contribution to the Justin Kelly Memorial Scholarship (to benefit an LSSU fire science student).
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