Julius was a native of Henry County, Missouri and practiced law in Clinton, Missouri for 55 years. After graduating from then Central Missouri State University in Warrensburg, Missouri he served two years in the United States Army including a year of service in Korea. He then entered the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law receiving a JD degree with honor of Order of the Coif, top ten percent in his class. Julius focused his practice on estate planning, probate, estate administration, real estate law, and elder law.
He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Clinton, a past President of Ducks Unlimited, Inc., and Ducks Unlimited de Mexico, as well as a past member of the Board of Directors of these conservation organizations as well as Ducks Unlimited Canada. He is survived by his wife Sally along with three daughters and five grandchildren.