FRANKLIN – Wayne Anderson Justice, 78, passed away Thursday, Dec. 24, 2020. Wayne was born March 17, 1942 in Macon County to the late Ralph Justice and Ruby Buchanan Justice.
He was employed with Duke Energy, formerly Nantahala Power, for 30 years. He was an avid fisher and turkey hunter, loved coaching basketball and collecting things. Wayne was smart and loving, and he was always willing to help anyone he could. Wayne was a member of Dryman’s Chapel United Methodist Church in Otto.
Wayne is survived by his sister-in-law, Penny Justice of Franklin; a nephew, Harold Justice (Cindy) of Franklin; a niece, Leslie Stainback of Greensboro; three great-nephews, Trevor Justice of Franklin, James Stainback of Franklin and Thomas Stainback of Greensboro; a great-niece, Laney Justice of Franklin; his aunt, Tee Henry (Bob) of Franklin; and his best friend, Calvin Rogers of Franklin. In addition to his parents, Wayne is preceded in death by his brother Albert Justice.
A funeral service was held at noon on Monday, Dec. 28, 2020 in the chapel of Bryant-Grant Funeral Home with the Revs. David Dewitt and Kelly Dotson officiating. Visitation was from 10 a.m. to noon prior to the service at Bryant-Grant Funeral Home. Burial followed at Wright Cemetery. Pallbearers were Harold Justice, Trevor Justice, Calvin Rogers, Randall Rogers, Mike Bell and Terry Bell. Honorary pallbearer was Junior Cabe.
The family asks that in Lieu of flowers, donations be made to Wright Cemetery Fund; Attn: Tommy Nicholson, 93 Day Break Lane, Franklin, NC 28734.
Bryant-Grant Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Justice family. Condolences can be made at bryantgrantfuneralhome.com