James S. Justus


James S. Justus, 90, of McAlester, died on Friday, April 5, 2019, in McAlester.
Viewing time will be on Wednesday till 8 p.m.
Graveside funeral services will be on Thursday at 2 p.m. at Savanna Cemetery with Pastor Kerry Kirkhart officiating.
James Justus was born on July 4, 1928, in Colony, to Jimmie D. and Clara Bell (Madden) Justus. He lived in many different parts of the country throughout his life, but spent much of his adult life in Nevada, where he worked as a communications technician with the civil service.
He had lived at Sam's Point for over 20 years and had been in McAlester for only the past few years. He was married to Mamie Lea Justus, who preceded him in death on June 17, 2006.
James is survived by his children, Jeri Aberasturi and Jack, James Darwin Justus, Sharon Garner and Bob, and Rick Lohrey; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Tom and Loralee Justus, and Donnie and Susan Justus; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Naomi and Bennie Brewster, and Mildred and Bill Riddle; nine grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren, and the mother of Jeri, J.D. and Brenda Kay, Mary (Casteel) Rivero.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Lea; his parents; a daughter, Brenda Kay Riding; grandchildren, Lisa Overhansli and Brian Lohrey, and a sister, Sybil Owens.
Published on April 9, 2019
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Donnie and Susan Justus and family
Apr 10, 2019
Remembering our oldest brother with love and affection. Rest In Peace with the Lord.
Bennie and Naomi Brewster
Apr 09, 2019
We send our love and prayers He was blessed with a long life may he rejoice in heaven