Dr. Arthur Edward Justice Sr.

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  • "Scott and family, we are so sorry for your loss."
    - Jerry & Patti Griswold
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    - Beth Webb
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Dr. Arthur Edward Justice Sr.
FLORENCE - Dr. Arthur Edward Justice, Sr., 90, of Florence, SC, passed away on Wednesday, October 18, 2017, at McLeod Hospice House. He was born in Fitzgerald, GA., a son of the late Arthur O. and Mayce Williams Justice. He is also predeceased by his brother, Kenneth Justice and his sister, Ouidafe (Stan) Sobus. r. Justice was a veteran of the US Navy having served during WWII. He earned a Masters and Doctorate in Education from Duke University and was a lifelong educator, including serving as College Dean at USC Spartanburg as well as Dean of Columbus University in Columbus GA. He was a lifetime Methodist, member of Central UMC in Florence and was well known as a Sunday School and Bible teacher. He had a beautiful tenor voice and was a member of the choir. Dr. Justice also was a longtime Eagle Scout, Boy Scout and Girl Scout leader. He loved fishing, hunting, camping and hiking and was a big Duke basketball fan. He is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Kate Forshee Justice; one daughter, Susan (Nick) DeBonis of St. Simon Island, GA; two sons, Art (Laura Lee) Justice of Florence and Scott (Joan) Justice of Springfield, SC; eight grandchildren, Shay Justice, Elisabeth Justice, Jessica (Phil) Reath, Katie Justice, Maggie Justice, Jenni Justice, Andrew DeBonis and Gabby (Josh) Frazier; one great grandchild, Cayden Frazier; sister in law, Harriett Justice of Fitzgerald, GA; and seven nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Memorials may be made to BEDS Ministry at Central United Methodist Church, 167 N. Irby Street, Florence, SC 29501. Please sign the online guest registry at www.cainfuneralhome.com.
Published in The Aiken Standard and North Augusta Star on Oct. 22, 2017
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