BELPRE, Ohio — Danny Lee Justice, 71, of Belpre, Ohio, passed away Thurs., May 1, 2014, at Marietta Memorial Hospital.
Born September 30, 1942, in Blackberry, Ky., he was a son of the late John J. Justice and Elva Spence Justice Bowen.
Dan was a 33 degree Mason and was a member of the Belpre Masonic Lodge 609 AF&AM and member of Nemesis Shrine. He enjoyed Myrtle Beach where he and his wife spent time there over the last 52 years. He was an avid golfer and enjoyed time with Ray George, Danny Krysak and the rest of the golf group from Charleston. He enjoyed his breakfast group at the Belrock and was an avid Marshall fan. He worked with the Asbestos Insulators Union for 30 years and operated Industrial Fireproof and Insulation of Belpre. He also operated Sam's Tailoring with 16 stores.
Surviving Dan are his wife of 52 years, Bonnie Whitt Justice; two sons, Gary (Sharah) Justice of Belpre, and Jay (Kim) Justice of Williamstown, Ohio; eight grandchildren Jerrod, Abbey, Lauren, Whitney, Jackson, Cameron, Clayton and Justin; two sisters, Carol Cisco of Varney and Brenda (Robert) Seufert of Dayton; one brother, John J. (Edna M.) Justice of Huntington; special family members Rick and Mary, Tom and Jeanie, and Dwight and Jennifer; many nieces, nephews and extended family; special friend, Lovel Hackney, and many other friends.
In addition to his parents, Dan was preceded in death by his step-mother, Mary Elizabeth York Justice; step-father, Chester Bowen; sister, Frances Noe, and two brothers-in-law, Wilson Cisco and Bill Noe.
The funeral service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Sun., May 4, at Leavitt Funeral Home, Belpre, with Rev. Jim Mike Ward officiating.
Visitation will be from 2-4 and 6-8 Saturday with a Masonic service at 8 p.m. by Belpre Masonic Lodge 609 AF&AM. The family will also receive friends for one hour prior to the service on Sunday.
The family wishes to thanks to Dr. Maijub, Dr. Abhyankar, Dr. Cawley, the girls and Brad at the Strecker Cancer Center, and Marietta Memorial Hospital for their wonderful care on Dan during his illness.
Memorials may be made in Dan's name to the Shriner's Hospital
Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.LeavittFuneralHome.com
Leavitt Funeral Home of Belpre, Ohio, is in charge of arrangements.