Prominent oil executive dies

Prominent oil executive dies

This country lost a great patriot, the oil and gas industry lost a dedicated and high qualified professional, and LaSalle Parish lost an outstanding community leader last Thursday morning.

James F. Justiss, Jr, 89, passed away at home in Trout early Thursday, January 7th, 2021, surrounded by his family.

James is survived by his wife of 68 years, Jenna Fae Whatley Justiss; daughter, Jennifer Justiss Williams Loe and husband Reggie; son, James F. “Jim” Justiss, III and wife Donna; grandchildren, Amy Williams Kunkel and husband Matt, Adam J. Williams and wife Maggie, Emma Justiss, Walker Johnson and Richard Johnson. He also leaves behind six “greats”, as he called them: Lane, Owen and Jack Kunkel and Charlotte, Claire and Ben Williams.

He was preceded in death by his parents, James F. “Jick” Justiss and Wilma Augusta “Mac” Morphis Justiss; his sister, Paula Justiss Maddox Ordoyne; brother, Eddy Mac Justiss; and son-in-law, Cliff Williams.


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