Justin Harris Obituary, Death – Justin Michael Harris was born in Springfield, Massachusetts, on February 20, 1998. Justin attended Springfield Public Schools and Chestnut Middle School’s Talented and Gifted (TAG) program prior to graduating from Putnam Vocational High School in 2016 with a focus on robotics.
Justin also attended Springfield Public Schools. Justin worked as an intern at Tech Foundry at the same time. He began working as a contract employee for MassMutual in 2017 after completing high school. From 2021 until his passing on July 30, 2022, he was employed by Calloway Golf Corporation. Justin spent his early years with his mother, older brother, and eventually his stepfather in Springfield before recently moving to Chicopee, Massachusetts, with friends.
In addition, he belonged to a large, close-knit family that also included half- and step-siblings from both parents. Justin had a broad group of lifelong friends, as well as devoted godparents, godparents, aunts, and uncles. Like other millennials, Justin loved anime and board, card, and role-playing games. On the weekends, he went to Renaissance fairs and played D&D with some of his closest friends.
He also attended gaming conventions. Justin was well known for his wicked sense of humor and caustic but fun manner. He loved to eat and was known for cooking up odd foods for himself to eat. He leaves behind two sets of parents, Sammy Harris IV and Danella Harris of Springfield, as well as his paternal grandparents, Sammy Harris III and Sharon Harris. His maternal grandmother, Thelma Moss, passed away in 2021. He also leaves behind the siblings of Sammy Harris V, Princess and Tishawn Brown, Mikeala Harris, Gabriella Harris, Kevin Stasiowski of Chicopee, Massachusetts, James Stewart of Toyoko, Japan, Anthony Pickett Jr. and Angelique Pickett of Phoenix, Arizona, Anitra Pickett of Springfield, Massachusetts, and Lamar Pickett of Springfield, Massachusetts.