Justin Lee Elrod, 28, of Chattanooga, passed away Friday, May 16, 2014. He was born on July 6, 1985 to Malcom and Judith Elrod. Justin loved to play the guitar, Facebook and hangout with his many friends. He was preceded in death by birth mother/sister, Laura Gamble; maternal grandparents, H.J. and Patty Anderson; paternal grandfather, M.C. Elrod; and uncle, Mark Elrod. Justin leaves behind to cherish his memory his father and mother, Malcom and Judith Elrod; one brother, Alexander Card; one sister, Jessica Stansberry (Ben); paternal grandmother, Ann Elrod; two aunts; Pat Woodard (Jim) and Elaine Elrod Parkerson; one uncle, Bruce Elrod; two cousins, Lisa Leopold (Bob), Ashley Woodard. He is also survived by many friends. The family will hold a celebration of life service at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 24, 2014. The family will receive friends from 10 11 a.m. at the church prior to the service located at St. Martins Episcopal Church 7547 East Brainerd Road, Chattanooga, TN 37421, with Fathers Jim Wallace and Bob Leopold officiating. The family requests in lieu of flowers that memorial donations be made in Justins memory to their favorite charity. He will be remembered for his kind soul and gentle spirit which endeared him to his many friends. You are invited to share a personal memory of Justin or your condolences with his family at his online memorial located at www.companionfunerals.com. Companion Funeral and Cremation Service and the Cody family are honored to assist the Elrod family with these arrangements.