Paul Raymond Justus

Published 3:15 pm Thursday, January 25, 2018

Paul Raymond Justus, 79, of Advance, died on Jan. 23, 2018.

He was born on Feb. 3, 1938 in Alleghany County, Pa. to C.R. and Irene Justus. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy. He was retired from Federal Aviation Association. Over the last 50 years, he was a member of several Masonic Lodges. He was an active Oasis Shriner. He had many hobbies, including being a car enthusiast and traveling in his RV. In his later years, he found enjoyment in music. He played in Shriner bands and the Moravian band. He enjoyed getting together with friends and “pickin’.” Wade Beitel, his student, said he “was an aviator, mentor, teacher, tough examiner, and a fine man.”

He is preceded in death by his parents, and his brother-in-law, Howard Donalies.

Survivors: daughters, Deborah Braswell, Suzanne Jutus, Carol (Brandon) Mackey, Jean Justus, and Kimberly (Bryan) Justus-Walsh; his granddaughter, Nicole Mackey; his grandson, Jordon Mackey; his sister, Janet Donalies; his companion, Barbara Martin; his dog, Cleo; and many other loved ones and friends.

A celebration of his life will be held Saturday, Jan. 27  at 11a.m. at Clemmons Moravian Church.

Memorials: Shriners Hospitals for Children.