Quentin Bradley “Brad" Justice was born on June 27, 1938 in Winding Gulf, West Virginia, at the home of his parents, Glenn Emmitt Justice and Fern Louis Brown Justice. He passed away at his home on March 3, 2021.
Brad served in the United States Marine Corp as an instructor of communications from 1956 to 1960 on active duty and completed his service commitment in the reserves.
Brad was a carpenter by trade, building and remodeling homes, including building two homes for him and his loving wife Genie. Brad and Genie were united in marriage on May 21, 1971.
He was an avid hunter, fisherman, golfer and outdoorsman. He was a charter member of the Ouachita Bowmen Club, an archery club established in Mena in the mid 1970's. In his retirement years he made custom made recurve and long bows, that received rave reviews from professional archers.
He became an excellent classic guitar instrumentalist having played most of his adult life and taking self taught correspondence courses. Many of his long time friendships were formed by playing music in the Mena area. He also played at the Mountain Home Music Festival, competing in the classical guitar category. He built several guitars during his lifetime.
In the later years of his life, Brad began painting landscapes which were displayed at the Polk County Library and the Polk County Fair.
Brad loved his family and the home he and Genie built over almost 50 years together. Brad loved his church family, the Church of Christ which meets on Mena Street.
Mr. Justice was preceded in death by his parents and his brother-in-law, Joe Venable.
Mr. Justice is survived by his wife of almost 50 years, Genie "Bonner" Justice of Hatfield; his sister, Rosetta Jean Venable of Brevard, NC; his four children, son, Bradley Justice and wife, Paula of Springdale; son, Jerry Justice and wife, Peggy of Newport Beach, CA; daughter, Suzon Hansen and husband, Ric of Chandler, AZ; and son, Andy Justice and wife, Shiela of Punta Gorda, FL. Six grandchildren, Timothy Justice of Mena; Daniel Justice and wife, Cynthia of St. Joe, AR; Matthew Justice and wife, Janie of Orange, TX; Isabella Hansen of Chandler, AZ; Nicholas Justice and Charleigh Justice of Punta Gorda, FL. Four great grandchildren, Hailey DeMatteo and Christopher DeMatteo of St. Joe, AR; and Xavier Justice and Merrick Justice of Orange, TX. And a host of In-Laws, nieces and nephews and many friends.
Mr. Justice was cremated and a celebration of his life will be scheduled at a later date. Cremation services are entrusted to Bowser Family Funeral Home in Mena.
Online Guestbook: www.bowserffh.com.
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