2021ObituariesJustin Allen “Skate” Smitherman

January 18, 2021by SealeUser6

January 19, 1988 ~ Janaury 16, 2021

Justin Allen “Skate” Smitherman, 32, passed away Saturday, January 16, 2021 at his home in Springfield, LA. He first and foremost loved his Lord and his country. Justin loved to be outdoors and his true passion was fishing. He was a true friend and always took up for the underdog. He loved his family unconditionally and was a wonderful son and brother. He will be missed dearly by all who knew him. He is survived by his parents, Bobbie Allen and Lou Anne Harris Smitherman; brother, Jesse Wade Smitherman; nephew, Ransom Wade Smitherman; aunts and uncles, John and Susan Belgard, Patrick and Amelia Harris, Roger and Joan Smitherman, Buddy Wayne Smitherman, and Shirley Smitherman; maternal grandparents, Arthur James and Lou Kimble Harris; as well as numerous cousins. Justin had a special place in his heart for Thomas and Addie Meade. He was preceded in death by his uncle, John Stephen Harris; paternal grandparents, Robert L. and Emily A. Smitherman; and cousins, Shannon Lay Smitherman and Maisy Rae Belgard. Visitation will be held at The Oaks Church, Denham Springs, Wednesday, January 20, from 10 a.m. until service at 12 p.m. with burial following at Evergreen Memorial Park. Please share your condolences at www.sealefuneral.com.




  • Paige Kelly

    January 31, 2021 at 8:20 pm

    So very sorry for your loss. Sending you prayers and love, Louanne.


  • Wanda and Troy Garrett

    January 19, 2021 at 10:13 pm

    Our deepest sympathy to the Smitherman family. So sorry to hear of your loss.


  • David and Penny Greer

    January 19, 2021 at 5:17 pm

    LouAnne and Bobby I am so sorry. We will keep your family in our prayers


  • LaDonna Landry

    January 19, 2021 at 4:09 pm

    Dearest Louanne, Roy and I are so sorry to hear about Skate. We are keeping y’all in our prayers. We love you very much.


  • Todd Guidroz

    January 18, 2021 at 10:06 pm

    On behalf of the Guidroz family, we offer our sincerest condolences. Your fight is over brother. I’m sure the fish are biting up there! Rest easy. Until next time.


  • Diane Wildey

    January 18, 2021 at 6:27 pm

    LouAnne and family, so sorry for your loss. Keeping y’all in my prayers.
    Eternal rest grant unto Skate O’Lord and let your perpetual light shine upon him. May his soul Rest In Peace. Amen.


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