Charles G. Justis, Jr., 76, of Cedar Creek, went to be with his Lord on Wednesday, August 17, 2011, surrounded by his family and friends and his beloved dog, Bella.
Born May 5, 1935 in San Saba, Texas, Charles was the son of Charles and Essie (Tyler) Justis, Sr. His parents preceded him in death, as did his sister, Lilly Craven, and nephew, Bret Jae Justis.
A former resident of Llano, Rev. Justis established Wyldwood Baptist Church in Cedar Creek, Texas. During his career, he pastored many Baptist Churches, retiring from Silver Creek Baptist Church, in Silver Creek, Texas. He then returned to Cedar Creek to become an active member of Wyldwood Baptist Church. Rev. Justis was also active in the Southern Baptist Convention, was a member of the Masonic Lodge, and was affiliated with C & B Properties.
Charles is survived by his wife, Bettye Justis; his daughter, Tammy Justis and her partner, Teri Newman, all of Cedar Creek, TX; daughter, Sherry McDaniel and husband, Thomas; grandchildren, Dylan, Logan, Olevia, and Aubrey McDaniel, all of Rockport; granddaughter, Raelyn Cox of Taylor; brother, Jackie Justis and wife, Karla of Llano; numerous nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends and his beloved dog, Bella.
Visitation was Friday, August 19, 2011 at the Cook-Walden/Capital Parks Funeral Home in Pflugerville. Funeral services were held Saturday, August 20, at the Memorial Chapel of the funeral home. Graveside services were Saturday, at Eastlawn Cemetery in Early, Texas.
For those desiring, memorial contributions are suggested to Hospice Austin. To share memories and condolences with Rev. Justis’ family, please visit www.cookwaldencapitalparks.com.
Arrangements under the direction of Cook-Walden Capital Parks Funeral Home and Cemeteries, 14501 North IH 35, Pflugerville, Texas 78660 (512) 251-4118