Albany, New York, bids farewell to one of its dedicated guardians as Justin William Small, born on March 26, 1944, transitioned to eternal peace on February 8, 2024, in Phoenix, Arizona.
A stalwart in law enforcement, Justin served with distinction as a police officer in the great state of New York, leaving an indelible mark on the community he served. His commitment to upholding justice and ensuring the safety of his fellow citizens resonated deeply with those who knew him.
Beyond the badge, Justin was a pillar of love and support in his family. As a devoted husband and father, he created a home filled with warmth, understanding, and unwavering love. His legacy extends through the cherished memories shared with his beloved wife Cynthia, son David (Michelle) Small, and grandchildren Courtney, Brandon, and Shepard.
Justin’s amiable nature and affable personality endeared him to all who had the privilege of knowing him. His infectious laughter and genuine kindness made every interaction a joyous occasion. In both his professional and personal life, Justin exemplified the virtues of compassion, integrity, and selflessness.
As we mourn the loss of a remarkable individual, let us also celebrate the enduring impact Justin William Small had on the lives he touched. His memory will forever live on in the hearts of those who were fortunate enough to call him family, friend, or colleague. May he rest in eternal peace, his legacy an enduring testament to a life well-lived.