Justin R. Showalter

Aug. 3, 1981 - Jan. 8, 2018

Justin R. Showalter, 36, Altoona, passed away Monday at UPMC Canterbury Place, Pittsburgh, after an extended illness.

He was born in Altoona, son of Susan K. (Patterson) and the late William R. Showalter Sr.

Surviving are his mother; a brother, William R. (Leslie) Showalter Jr.; two nephews; a niece; a very special aunt, Denise; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his father; and a very close friend, Robert Broadwater.

Justin was a graduate of Altoona Area High School. He worked as a prep cook for Perkins Restaurant.

He was a member of Champion Life Church, Altoona. He loved fishing, baseball and football, especially the Miami Dolphins.

Friends will be received from 4 to 8 p.m. today, Jan. 11, 2018, at Leslie E. Axe Funeral Home, 1520 Fourth St., Altoona, and from noon to 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 12, 2018, at Axe and Santella Family Chapel, 1534 Fourth St., where a funeral service will be held at 1 p.m., Friday, Pastor James Baldwin officiating. Interment will be held at Alto-Reste Park Cemetery.