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Forest W. Justis

May 11, 1936 May 1, 2019
Forest W. Justis
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Obituary for Forest W. Justis

Forest W. Justis, age 82, of Appleton City, MO, passed away May 1, 2019 at the Medical Lodge of Butler, Butler, MO.

Forest was born May 11, 1936 to Valley Forest Justis and Bessie L. “Corum” Justis of Clinton, MO. Forest joined the Marine Corp before graduating high school and later obtained his High School Diploma and received his Associate’s Degree. While enlisted in the Marine Corps he met and married Ruth Phelps (also a Marine) on May 30, 1957 and served his country for over 24 years. After retiring from the Marines, he and Ruth moved to Appleton City where they enjoyed the outdoors. Forest was a member of Montrose VFW Post 8820.

Survivors include his wife, Ruth of the home; two children, Charles Wayne Justis of Mississippi and Dorene (Gary) Boehler of Montrose, MO; five grandchildren, Rebecca, Joseph, Amanda, Jacob and Aneisa; 10 great-grandchildren; a brother Robert (Karen) Adams; a sister, Betty Joe Adams; and a host of friends.

Preceding him in death were his parents; a grandson, Dustin Boehler; and a sister, Shirley Sammons.

The family will receive visitors at Consalus Funeral Home, Thursday, May 9, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. A funeral service will commence at 11:00 a.m., with interment following at Englewood Cemetery, Clinton.

Memorial contributions may be made to either Clinton VFW Post 1894 or Montrose VFW Post 8820 and left in care of Consalus Funeral Home, 209 S. 2nd St., Clinton, MO 64735.


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Visitation

Thursday

9

May

10:00 AM 5/9/2019 10:00:00 AM
Consalus Funeral Home

209 S. Second
Clinton, MO 64735

Consalus Funeral Home
209 S. Second Clinton 64735 MO
United States

funeral service

Thursday

9

May

11:00 AM 5/9/2019 11:00:00 AM
Consalus Funeral Home

209 S. Second
Clinton, MO 64735

Consalus Funeral Home
209 S. Second Clinton 64735 MO
United States

interment

Thursday

9

May

12:00 PM 5/9/2019 12:00:00 PM
Englewood Cemetery

Englewood Cemetery
1804 E Ohio St
Clinton, MO 64735

Englewood Cemetery
Englewood Cemetery Clinton 64735 MO
United States
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