James Hollis Justus

September 2, 1920 - December 12, 2008
James Hollis Justus

Hollis Justus, 88, of Hendersonville went home to be with the Lord on Friday, December 12, 2008. He was born on September 2, 1920 in Henderson County, and lived here all of his life. He was the son of the late James Taylor Justus and Mary Jeanette Wells Justus. Hollis was a graduate of Edneyville High School and served with the US Navy during WWII. He made his living as a lumberman and owned his own sawmill. He was a member of Ebenezer Baptist Church.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 69 years, Sue Marlow Justus; one son David Lee Justus and his wife Doris; one granddaughter Deonna Justus Constant and her husband Wade; one grandson David Lee Justus, II and his wife Debby; two great-grandsons, Lee Anderson and Daniel Justus and his wife Tonya; one great-granddaughter Tracey Justus; two sisters, Mittie Hull and Leona Lancaster; as well as many nieces and nephews, cousins, and friends.

A funeral service will be held at 3:30pm on Sunday at Ebenezer Baptist Church. Rev. Tony Hall will officiate. Burial will follow in Shepherd Memorial Park. His great-grandsons and friends will serve as pallbearers. The family will receive friends for one hour prior to the service at the church. At other times, they will be at the home of her son.

The family would like to thank the staff at Hendersonís Rest Home and Four Seasons Hospice for their loving care. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Ebenezer Baptist Church Building Fund, 2557 Chimney Rock Rd., Hendersonville, NC 28792 or to Four Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care, 571 S. Allen Road, Flat Rock, NC 28731.


Service

Sunday, December 14, 2008
12:00 AM

Ebenezer Baptist Church - Directions
2557 Chimney Rock Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792

Visitation

Sunday, December 14, 2008
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Ebenezer Baptist Church - Directions
2557 Chimney Rock Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792

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  • December 12, 2008
    Tina and Brad Brevard says:
    You are in our thoughts and prayers.

  • December 13, 2008
    George & Pat Reed says:
    David, Our thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family.

  • December 13, 2008
    John and Carol Harness says:
    We wish to send our condolences in the passing of your dear husband, father and grandfather. Only having met him a couple of times, we made the comment of what a sweet man he was.

  • December 13, 2008
    Eric & Cassie Hardman says:
    Our thoughts and prayers are with your family during this time of loss. May God bless you and comfort you in only the way that He can.

  • December 13, 2008
    BERRY AND SANDRA RAY says:
    JUST A WONDERFUL GOOD MAN - HE WAS SUCH A JOY TO TALK TO.