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“I pray daily for all of us that are in this ever filling boat that has quickly become a large ship. I can continue to pray I never know your pain as...Read More »
1 of 23 | Posted by: A mother who knew Justin through my sons

“Justin´s life was devoted to friends, family and love. In the words of Winston Churchill, "We make a living by what we get; we make a life by what...Read More »
2 of 23 | Posted by: Michelle Wine - Friend

“Justin was a real good friend. He will be missed. I am saddened. But I smile everytime I think of the good times we shared. He was loved by me...Read More »
3 of 23 | Posted by: Charlie D - Friend

“I am praying for y´all every day.. Justin was the brightest light and soul. His humor was untouched. He was loved by so many. My time with him is...Read More »
4 of 23 | Posted by: Tara DeZee

“Words cannot describe this terrible situation. Watching Justin grow through all of his early years was pleasure. Really enjoyed the neighborhood and...Read More »
5 of 23 | Posted by: Frank and Roxanne Riccio & the boys

“Justin, U were one of a kind. U were the most loving special kid ever. I could not have asked for a more loyal brother. I know u are missed by...Read More »
6 of 23 | Posted by: Sarah - Family

“Melissa and Joe: My heart is heavy after learning this news. No words are sufficient to express my sympathy, but know that you are held closely in...Read More »
7 of 23 | Posted by: Michelle Page - Friend

“Dear Mellissa and Lester, Ellis and I are so deeply saddened to hear about Justin. Please know our thoughts and prayers are with you. He will...Read More »
8 of 23 | Posted by: Jennifer Clarke and Ellis Clarke

“Melissa and Family, I am so deeply sorry at your loss. Your loss is beyond words. May your faith and God ease your pain.I have you in my thoughts,...Read More »
9 of 23 | Posted by: M. Elaine Proctor

“Joe, I can't imagine the pain of losing a son. He was a special young man and left this earth too early. I would have loved to have known him. ...Read More »
10 of 23 | Posted by: Matt Chandler - Friend

“Dear Joe, please know that I join the many family members and friends in prayer for you all during this profoundly difficult time. I hope the years...Read More »
11 of 23 | Posted by: Lonnie Bergeron

“Melissa, I am so sorry for your loss. I know there is nothing I can say to make the pain go away. Please know you and your family will be in my...Read More »
12 of 23 | Posted by: Lori Holbrook - Friend

“My family and I are so sorry to hear about Justin. He is as a sweet and friendly young man, always full of fun. Praying for you in this time of...Read More »
13 of 23 | Posted by: Mitzi Wright

“Joe, I m so sorry for you loss. I´m at a loss for words to console you. Just know I have prayed for you and will continue to do so. I wish...Read More »
14 of 23 | Posted by: Kevin Stewart - Friend

“Joe my sincere condolences for the loss of your son. My prayers of God's grace for you and your family. Your Citadel brothers are there for you. ”
15 of 23 | Posted by: Bill Goad - School

“Joe and Melissa, Sally and I were saddened to hear of Justin's passing. We have fond memories of his younger years when he and our son Drew were ...Read More »
16 of 23 | Posted by: Dave Kreber

“Very sorry for your loss. Pray for Justin and your Family ”
17 of 23 | Posted by: Tom Danielson - Friend

“I would like to offer my sincere condolences to all of you on the passing of Justin. I was so sad to hear this news and my heart goes out to all of...Read More »
18 of 23 | Posted by: Frank Clarkin - Charleston, SC

“I am so saddened to hear of Justin's passing. Always so sweet and kind every time I saw him. God Bless you all in your loss. My prayers are with you. ”
19 of 23 | Posted by: Teela Fleming

“Continued thoughts and prayers!! ”
20 of 23 | Posted by: Joe Fanning

“We are so sorry for your loss. We have not seen Justin in years but we do remember what a nice young man he was in middle school. You are in our...Read More »
21 of 23 | Posted by: Debbie,Larry, AJ and Lily Wald - SC

“"The dead are never far from us. They're in our hearts and on our minds and in the end all that separates us from them is a single breath, one final...Read More »
22 of 23 | Posted by: Berta

“To the Kersey Family: I am so sorry for your loss. I haven't seen Justin in years but I remember that wonderful middle school young man! You are my...Read More »
23 of 23 | Posted by: Debbie Wald - Mt Pleasant


Justin Edward Kersey, 33, of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, entered into eternal rest Saturday, July 3, 2021. A private memorial service will be held at a later date. Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. Mount Pleasant Chapel.

Justin was born June 19, 1988 in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina. Justin worked as a landscaper and loved being outdoors. He was an accomplished guitarist, self-appointed bird watcher, and enjoyed boxing and strength training.

He is survived by his parents, Melissa Sumner Kersey (fiancé, Lester Schwartz) of Mt. Pleasant, SC and Joe Kersey (Paula Lajeunesse) of Mt. Pleasant, SC; brother, Bryan Joseph Kersey of Charleston, SC; sister, Sarah Grace Kersey of Charleston, SC; paternal grandmother, Vera Grace Hazewinkel of Columbia, SC; as well as many aunts, uncles, and cousins. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Edward Donald Sumner and Billie Sumner; and paternal grandfather, Ray Kersey.

Memorials may be made to Wake Up Carolina, 857 Coleman Blvd, Mt. Pleasant, SC, 29464 www.wakeupcarolina.org and The National Audubon Society, 225 Varick Street, 7th floor, New York, NY, 10014 www.audubon.org.