Thomas David Justice
March 14, 1944 to Sept. 8, 2021
Thomas David Justice, 77, of Nebo, NC went home to meet his Heavenly Father on Wednesday, September 8, 2021. He was born on March 14, 1944 in Burke County to the late Clarence Stinson Justice and Ruby Beck Justice. He was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church where he served on the Building and Grounds Committee. He was a Veteran of the United States Army having served during the Vietnam War. David was a member of the Longtown Fire Department in which he was instrumental in starting the department and served as a Captain. He would never turn down the opportunity in serving his community. If it was broke, he was going to fix it. He was a friend to all animals. David was a man of the highest integrity.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Phillip Lynn Justice.
He is survived by his wife, Kay Harris Justice; son, Jeffery Hunter Stevens; daughters, Sheila Justice Parks (David) and Rebecca Stevens Matthews (Darin); grandchildren, Lucas Matthews, Aubrey Matthews, Sullivan Stevens, Riley Parks, Tristan Smith, Holden Parks, Levi Smith, Anthony Helton and Victoria Helton; brothers, Wynn D. Justice and Clarence Ed Justice.
Friends and family are welcome to gather from 2:00-2:30pm, Sunday, September 12, 2021 at Oak Grove Baptist Church. An outdoor service will begin at 2:30pm at the church with Rev. Nathan Roten and Rev. Russell McKinney officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Sossoman Funeral Home and Crematory Center is assisting the family with the arrangements.
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