Wayne Anderson Justice, 78 of Franklin, NC passed away Thursday, December 24, 2020. Wayne was born March 17, 1942 in Macon County, NC 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, he was always willing to help anyone he could. Wayne was a member of Dryman’s Chapel United Methodist Church in Otto, NC.
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 will be held at 12:00pm, Monday, December 28, 2020 in the Chapel of Bryant-Grant Funeral Home with the Rev. David Dewitt and Rev. Kelly Dotson officiating. Visitation will be from 10:00am-12:00pm prior to the service at Bryant-Grant Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Wright Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Harold Justice, Trevor Justice, Calvin Rogers, Randall Rogers, Mike Bell and Terry Bell. Honorary pallbearer will be Junior Cabe.
The family ask 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. Online condolences can be made at www.bryantgrantfuneralhome.com
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