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Joseph Justice Sr.

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JUSTICE SR., JOSEPH, 88, of Fern Park passed away on July 25, 2005. He came to Winter Park in 1936 on an athletic scholarship to Rollins College. His collegiate career at Rollins College included baseball, football, and basketball. After serving his country in the Navy during World War II, he returned to the college. His career at Rollins College as a student, coach and administrator spanned more than 40 years. He coached baseball for 25 years taking Rollins to the College World Series in 1954, making it to the national title game. He coached all major sports at Rollins and was named College Baseball Coach of the Year in 1966 and Coach of the Year in Golf in 1970. He has been honored in multiple Halls of Fame, including the American Association of College Baseball Coaches, The Rollins Sports, The Florida Sports, The Western North Carolina Sports, Central Florida Sports, and Sunshine State Conference. He is survived by his wife, Edith; sons, Dale, Largo, Joseph, Winter Park, Robert, Longwood; daughters, Marion Faubel, Gates Mills, OH, Stephanie Pinkard, Orlando; six grandchildren, nine great grandchildren; brothers, Bill, Clearwater, and Neil, Conyers, GA. A Memorial Service will be held on September 17th, at 10AM at the Knowles Chapel at Rollins College.
Published in the Orlando Sentinel on Aug. 9, 2005
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