Wayne H. Justice, age 78, passed away Saturday, January 7, 2017 at his home in Hendersonville. He was born October 27, 1938, in Nashville to the late J.D. and Roberta Justice, attended Isaac Litton High School and was a lifelong Nashville area resident. Wayne owned and operated Exxon Service Stations at both Woodland Street and Charlotte Pike for many years. Following the sale of those businesses, he joined Ambulance & Coach Sales of Nashville in 1986, and later became part-owner for 25 years, supplying hearses and limousines to the funeral industry throughout the Southeast. He was a member of the Tennessee and Mississippi Funeral Supply Sales Clubs. He enjoyed boating in his spare time and loved being on the waters of Old Hickory.
Wayne was a longtime member of College Heights Baptist Church and later joined and attended Impact Fellowship in Gallatin. He was a 50-year member of the Centre Star Lodge #409, member of the Scottish Rite and Al Menah Shrine Temple; was a Jester and member of the Al Menah Shrine Horse Patrol.
He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend to everyone who knew him and will be remembered for his honorable character and for always being there when someone needed him. He is survived by his wife, Martha Justice; children, Andra Justice, Mike Justice (Katie) and Stephanie Vaughn; grandchildren, Hailey and Macey Justice, Megan Shearin, Bryson Anderson, Tim and Andrew Vaughn; brother, Larry Justice (Linda) and nieces and nephews. A Life Celebration honoring Wayne will be held Wednesday, January 11th, at 2 p.m. in the Chapel of Hendersonville Funeral Home with Pastor Steve Hurst officiating. Entombment will follow in Hendersonville Memory Gardens Mausoleum with Kevin Justice, Danny Justice, Tom Mosier, Ellis Galyon, Carl Nixon and Larry Peyton serving as pallbearers. Visitation with the family will be Tuesday from 4 to 8 p.m. with a Masonic Service at 7 p.m. There will also be visitation on Wednesday from 12 Noon until service time. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital or the Nashville Rescue Mission.
Arrangements entrusted to: Hendersonville Memory Gardens and Funeral Home (615-824-3855) www.hendersonvillefh.com