Justin Lee McNeal was born on August 8, 1986 in Columbus, Ohio to James and Paulette McNeal. He passed away suddenly on February 24, 2018 at Grant Hospital.
Justin graduated from Beechcroft High School 2005 and recently received his Associate Degree from Columbus State Community College in Digital Design and Graphics.
Justin spent time working at Disney World at the end of 2005, where he got the inspiration to work in graphic design. His dream was to graduate from college and apply to work full time for Disney.
He fell in love with all types of music and enjoyed his video games. Justin loved sports, traveling, spending time with friends, and hanging out with his brother, James. He always had a genuine smile on his face and was friendly to everyone he meets. Justin was always checking on his family and making sure they were alright.
Justin began an internship while he was in school at CSCC, and was later hired on for full time work at Soul Theory.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Albert and Theresa McNeal and Jessie and Josephine James; sister, Cherie Jacko.
Left to cherish his memories are parents, James and Paulette McNeal Sr.,brothers: James A. (Derrell) McNeal Jr., Clark L. McNeal of Columbus, OH; Brian (Tracie) Wallace of Xenia,OH; sisters: Jamie A. Smith, Traci L. Twyman, Alisha Hopkins of Columbus, OH; Alesia A. McNeal of Phoenix, AZ; nephews: James A. McNeal III, Khiryn J. McNeal, Kanoa J. McNeal, Jai A. McNeal, Deonnis (Tiairia) McNeal, Antwan McNeal and Enrico Smith all of Columbus, OH: Jessie and Demetrius Smith of Phoenix, AZ; nieces: Shanelle McNeal, Lanee, Latala and Vivian McNeal of Columbus, OH; Ashley Twyman of Phoenix, AZ; uncles: Perry (Jerri) James of Atlanta, GA, Phillip (Connie) James of Mansfield, OH; aunts: Janet Malone and Debbie (Michael) Robinson of Columbus, OH, Diane Cudgel of Atlanta, GA, Alberta Collier of Troy, OH. A host great nieces, nephews, cousins and friends too numerous to mention. Special friends/family William, aka Billy Ross and Erica James.