SSgt. Justin Raymond Wilmer

Published 11:22 am Wednesday, July 12, 2017

SSgt. Justin Raymond Wilmer, 33, of Keysville, passed away on July 4, 2017. 

He was born to David E. Wilmer and Ginger Marker Ward.  Justin was also loved by two step-parents Hope Wilmer and Robert Ward.  He was in the Army National Guard where he proudly served his country.  Justin was a SSgt while working at Blackstone, as a military mechanic. 

He was a Volunteer Firefighter for the Keysville Fire Department in which he loved all of his brothers and sisters. 

Justin loved hunting, fishing and most importantly spending time with his sons, Jordan Henry Wilmer and Levi Robert Wilmer.  He also leaves behind one half-brother, Raymond T. Wilmer; one step-sister, Jessica L. Manley; one step-brother, Steven Anthony Dunn. 

Justin was preceded in death by his grandparents, Henry and Lotus Marker and Raymond “Sonny” and Isabelle Wilmer. 

He had many friends and extended family that he loved dearly. Justin never met a stranger and loved with all his heart.

A funeral service was held July 9, 2017, at  2 p.m. in the Browning-Duffer Funeral Home.  Justin took his last ride on a Keysville Volunteer Fire Truck to Cool Springs Christian Church Cemetery, where he will be laid to rest with Military Honors.  A reception was held at the Keysville Volunteer Fire Department following the service. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Keysville Fire Department, Charlotte County Rescue Squad, and the Suicide Prevention life line. 

Special thanks to everyone who loved our son. 

The Browning-Duffer Funeral Home, Keysville, was in charge of the arrangements.