In Loving Memory of Kenneth Edward Justice
Kenneth Edward Justice, 86, of Kahoka, MO, passed away June 15, 2021, following a brief stay at the Clark County Nursing Home.
He was born June 27, 1934, in rural Williamstown, MO to Harry Justice and Ruby DeWitt Justice. He married Dolores (Dee) Pitford on August 12, 1954, at the Methodist Parsonage in Wayland, MO. They lived their married life in Clark County, MO.
Survivors include his wife, Dolores of Kahoka, MO; sons, Rick (Janice) Justice, and Randy (Dana) Justice all of Kahoka, MO; his grandchildren, Jeremiah (Jessica) Justice, Darci (Chris Hamlin) Shannon of Kahoka, MO; and Dasan (Kristy) Justice of Richland, WA; great grandchildren, Mason Davidson, Hali Anna Justice, Dane Shannon, Dallas Justice, Evan Marie Shannon, and Parker Jane Justice. He is also survived by sisters-in-law, Lola Justice, Esther Justice, Mary Jo Howell, Virginia (Bob) Allen, and brother-in-law, Norman (Carol) Pitford, as well as several nieces, nephews, cousins, and many close friends.
Kenneth graduated from Clark County High School in 1952. He worked several places during his career, including St. Louis Diecast, before starting his own business, as co-owner of Justice & Dean Building Products and Construction. After retirement, Kenneth returned to trucking with Carry Transit and later with the Clark County Road and Bridge Department.
He was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Kahoka, MO. He and Dolores volunteered many years with the Clark County Food Pantry. An avid musician, he performed several years with “Country Come Home.” He loved to read and play his guitar. Kenneth was a wonderful husband, father, father-in-law, and grandfather to his family. Kenneth and Dolores travelled extensively on their Harley-Davidson all around the United States. Kenny was an all-around talented individual, he was always building something, and was the go-to person for family and friends with technical questions. During his career, Kenneth was responsible for helping many individuals to develop technical skills, and find fulfilling work within the construction and trucking industries.
A graveside service took place at 10am, Friday, June 18, 2021 at the Kahoka Cemetery.