TOWNSLEY Justin L. Townsley. Brigadier General (USAF retired) Justin L. Townsley, age 85, Tuesday, July 4, 2006 succumbed to his lung disease and passed peacefully from this world to join his wife, Hilda, who passed before him last fall. Mr. Townsley met Hilda, the love of his life, days before leaving to fight in WW II and the two fell in love through their letters. Upon his return, they married and Justin went on to become a well decorated veteran who served his country for 35 years in the Air Force before retiring. Mr. Townsley is survived by his 2 children, Justin L. Townsley Jr. (Phyllis) and Becky Wilkins; his 5 grandchildren, Blake Townsley, Courtland Townsley, Sarah Wilkins, Lucas Wilkins and Rachel Wilkins. A service celebrating his life will be held at 9:30 a.m. Friday, July 7, 2006 at DWAYNE R. SPENCE FUNERAL HOME, 650 W. Waterloo St., Canal Winchester, with the Rev. Dave Long-Higgins officiating. A graveside interment service will follow at 1:30 p.m. at the Mt. Moriah Cemetery, Withamsville (Clermont County), Oh. Online condolences available to the family at