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Justin Lee Hiatt

June 21, 1988 ~ December 3, 2021 (age 33)


Justin Lee Hiatt of Laingsburg, MI., 

Entered into the gates of Heaven on December 3, 2021, at the age of 33. Justin was born in Lansing, MI., June 21, 1988, the son of Steven Hiatt and Dawn (Lay) Herig. He was a 2007 graduate of St. John’s High School. Justin was self employed running his own successful flooring company. He loved sharing his hobbies with his kids, including being outdoors, hunting, fishing, camping and riding dirt bikes and was a huge Dale Ernhart Sr. fan. Justin never met a stranger and always shared his smile. Above all, Justin was a loving, hands on father. His family was the epicenter of his life and he will be greatly missed.  

Justin is survived by his soulmate, Elysia Hill; children, Braylen, Waylen and Haven; father, Steven (Teresa) Hiatt of St. Johns; mother, Dawn (Rob) Herig of Eaton Rapids; siblings, Amanda Smith, Raelynn Messex, Mikayla Herig, Michael Herig, David Herig, Justin Bridgeman and Jessica Bridgeman; grandparents, John and Judy Lay; numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Gordon and Jackie Hiatt. 

Justin’s family cordially invites you to a celebration of life to share memories of their son, dad, partner, brother, grandson, loved one, and nephew at a gathering on Sunday, December 12th, from 2:00-4:00 p.m. at Robbins United Methodist Church located at 6419 Bunker Road, Eaton Rapids MI. Inurnment has taken place. Justin’s love of cookies and desserts was known to many and will be served with refreshments.

In lieu of flowers, those wishing to make memorial contributions to a trust fund for Justin’s sons: Braylen, Waylen and Haven may donate via Venmo @BraylenWaylenHaven.  Arrangements were entrusted to the Mills Funeral Home, Shelly-Odell Chapel. To leave online condolences for the family, please visit our website,

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