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Richard J. Justis 1943-2022

MINERAL RIDGE — Richard J. Justis, 79, of Mineral Ridge, passed away Saturday, June 26, 2022, at the Hospice House in Poland.

Born Feb. 17, 1943, in Warren, Richard was the son of William I. and Emily C. Shibley Justis.

Richard served his country in the U.S. Air Force.

Prior to retirement, he was a welder and held various other odd jobs after retirement.

He was a member of the AFA. He was a history aficionado and loved airplanes. Richard loved his animals and was known for having the “fattest squirrels in town.”

He leaves to cherish his memory his wife, Mary Ann Keckes Justis, whom he married May 4, 1968; his daughter, Laura (fiance, John Wilson) Justis; and his brother, Thomas (Sue) Justis.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and his brothers, William “Bill” (Betty) Justis and John “Mike” (Ruby) Justis.

The family will receive relatives and friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, June 30, 2022, at Lane Funeral Homes, Mineral Ridge Chapel.

Private services will be held at a later date.

To share thoughts of sympathy with the family, visit lanefuneralhomes.com.

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