Jerry "JJ" Ray JustusJune 3, 1943 ~ November 4, 2017 (age 74)
Jerry Ray “JJ” Justus, a lifelong resident of Leicester, passed away November 4, 2017, at Mission St. Joseph Hospital in Asheville at the age of 74.
Mr. Justus was a son of the late Louie and Thelma Moena Moore Justus. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by stepsons, Danny and Kenneth King.
Mr. Justus was a self-employed carpenter and had a drive for fixing and tinkering with things.
Survivors include his loving wife of 45 years, Joyce Franklin Justus of the home; daughter, Moena of Atlanta, GA; step-children, Lisa of Atlanta, GA, Wally, Reta (Artie), Deborah (Shane), Cyndi (Ronnie) all of Leicester; brother, Louie Justus of Candler; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.
A private memorial service will be held by the family.
For all that the doctors, nurses, and staff have done for Mr. Justus the family would like to extend their most sincere appreciation and thanks to all of the staff at Cancer Care of WNC, where you can donate in JJ’s memory to 21 Hospital Dr., Asheville, NC 28801.