C. Sanford Justice, 84, of Ocean View, Del., passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, on Sunday, Dec. 9, 2018, at his daughter’s home. He was born in Ocean View on Feb. 9, 1934, son of the late Royal Justice and Mary (Murray) Foskey.
Justice graduated from Lord Baltimore High School in Ocean View and then proudly served his country in the U.S. Coast Guard during the Korean War. He received his undergraduate degree from Salisbury State Teacher’s College and then completed his master’s degree program at Union College in Barbourville, Ky.
He retired from work as a teacher with the Milford School District in the 1980s. He started the Pine Tree Campground in Ocean View and also the Pitchcroft Restaurant in Smith Island, Md. He was a member of Mariner’s Bethel United Methodist Church in Ocean View; Doric Lodge 30 A.F. & A.M. in Millville, Del.; and the Order of the Eastern Star Chapter 12 in Frankford, Del. He enjoyed going out to eat, gardening and spending time with his family.
In addition to his parents, Justice was preceded in death by his loving wife, Margaret K. Justice, in 2008, and a sister, Lois Conner. He is survived by a daughter, Kelley Reynolds and her husband, Kent, and two grandchildren, Samantha Reynolds and Clay Reynolds.
Friends and family may call after 11 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 14, 2018, at Melson Funeral Services, 38040 Muddy Neck Rd., Ocean View, Del., with a Masonic service at noon, followed by a funeral service. Interment will follow at Millsboro (Del.) Cemetery. Condolences may be sent online at www.melsonfuneralservices.com.