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Leslie F. “Les” Justice

June 22, 2016

Maple Hill—Leslie F. “Les” Justice, 89, passed away Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at a Topeka hospital.

He was born November 17, 1926 at Denton, Kansas the son of Clifford L. and Gladys L. Hamm Justice.  Les served in the United States Army during WWII and had been stationed in Germany.

Les had worked for A&P, the Veterans Administration, and had been an armored truck driver for Brinks.  He worked as a salesman for Flemings for over 35 years before his retirement.  Les was a member of the Maple Hill Community Congregational Church and the American Legion.  He was a past member of the Maple Hill Kiwanis Club.

On October 10, 1947 he was united in marriage to Sarah E. Corbin in Topeka.  She preceded him in death on December 9, 2001.  He was also preceded in death by his parents and a son, Robert “Skip” Justice on January 24, 2005.

Survivors include his son, Loren Justice, Maple Hill; his daughter-in-law, Jennie Justice, Topeka; two grandchildren, Brandon (Jacinta) Justice and Cheyan Justice.

Memorial services will be at 10:00 A.M. Thursday, June 30, 2016 at the Maple Hill Community Congregational Church with Inurnment at the Maple Hill Cemetery.  The family will receive friends on Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at Piper Funeral Home in St. Marys from 6:00 until 8:00 P.M.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Maple Hill Senior Center and sent in care of Piper Funeral Home, 714 Maple St., St. Marys, Kansas 66536.   To leave online condolences please go to www.piperfuneralhome.com

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8 thoughts on “Leslie F. “Les” Justice

  1. Les and his wife Sarah were wonderful people and the best neighbors a person could ask for. So generous of his time and takents. I had the pleasure of knowing the entire family and his death is a major loss for the City of Maple Hill, the organizations Les was a member of and to all those fortunate enough to know he and his family.

  2. You have the prayers of me and my family. Les was a great friend of my family and always kind to those around him in Maple Hill. He will not be forgotten.


  3. To Loren and family,
    So sorry to hear of your loss. Thinking of you and praying for God’s strength at this time and in the days to come.

  4. Les was a wonderful person that we always enjoyed seeing. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

  5. My deep sympathy to the family of Les Justice. He was a special person , so kind and much loved by those who knew him . He was a special client/friend of my husband , Kenny , n the barber shop.

  6. Les was such a sweet man. Always had something good to say about everyone. He will be missed in the community. May He Rest In Peace & God Speed……
    ~The Stum’s ~

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