Spc James A. Justice
Spc. James A. Justice, 21, of Grover, N.C., died Aug. 16 at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Germany from injuries suffered on Aug. 14 from enemy small-arms fire in Wardak province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Caserma Ederle in Vicenza, Italy. James attended Cherryville High School where he participated in ROTC. He earned his high school diploma through Gaston College before joining the Army. James had been in Afghanistan for about a month serving his first tour of duty. He and his family attended church at New Beginnings Church of Christ in Kings Mountain. Spc. Justice is the recipient of the Purple Heart, two Army Achievement Medals, National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Korean Defense Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Combat Infantryman Badge, Parachutist Badge, Expert Qualification Marksmanship Rifle Badge, and Overseas Service Bar. He was the posthumous recipient of the Bronze Star Medal, the Army Good Conduct Medal and the Overseas Service Ribbon, NATO Medal.
VISITATION: 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at
New Beginnings Church of Jesus Christ
Kings Mountain, NC
FUNERAL SERVICE: New Beginnings Church of Jesus Christ
Wednesday, August, 29, 2012 at 3:00 P.M.
Rev. David Chapman, officiating