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Introduced Version House Concurrent Resolution 29 History

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HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 29

(By Mr. Speaker,(Mr. Thompson)and Delegate Perdue)




Requesting the Division of Highways to name a particular bridge in Wayne County, West Virginia, the "Army Specialist-5 James R. Justice Memorial Bridge", a bridge which is located on the East Fork of 12 Pole Creek, at the mouth of Bluewater, also known as Cow Creek, approximately two miles up McComas Road and over the mountain from the intersection of McComas Road and Sweetwater Road.
     whereas, James R. Justice was born on September 4, 1939, in Delbarton, West Virginia, the son of Oliver Justice and Lucy Jenkins Justice; and
     Whereas, James R. Justice died on February 10, 1988, in Dunlow, West Virginia; and
     Whereas, James R. Justice was married to Iris Maynard Justice and had two children, James R. Justice, Jr. and Robin Louise Justice; and
     Whereas, James R. Justice served our country in the United States Army as a Specialist 5 - Gun Marksman from 1957 to 1961, stationed in Fort Hood, Texas; Hamberg, Germany; and Ft. Lewis, Washington; and
     Whereas, After serving in the United States Army, James R. Justice worked at Senco Wire in Cincinnati, Ohio; and
     Whereas, Following a lengthy period of time during which his homesickness for West Virginia did not diminish, Mr. Justice finally realized his dream of coming "home" and, in 1978, returned to his beloved West Virginia to raise his family and live out his life; and
     Whereas, All that knew Mr. Justice held him in high esteem and close in heart; and
     Whereas, Mr. Justice was known to be a great and loyal American who would lay down his life for family, friends and country; therefore, be it
     Resolved by the Legislature of West Virginia:
     
That the Division of Highways name a particular bridge in Wayne County, West Virginia, the "Army Specialist-5 James R. Justice Memorial Bridge", a bridge which is located on the East Fork of 12 Pole Creek, at the mouth of Bluewater, also known as Cow Creek, approximately two miles up McComas Road and over the mountain from the intersection of McComas Road and Sweetwater Road;
and, be it
     Further Resolved, That the Division of Highways is requested to have made and be placed signs identifying the bridge as the "Army Specialist-5 James R. Justice Memorial Bridge"; and, be it
     Further Resolved, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates forward a certified copy of this resolution to the Secretary of the Department of Transportation and to the daughter of Army Specialist-5 James R. Justice, Ms. Robin Louise Justice.
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