Funeral services for Mr. T. H. Lusk, Jr., age 80, of Manchester will be conducted Sunday, April 14, 2013 at 2:30 PM at Concord Baptist Church with Brother Doyle Sherrill officiating.
Interment will follow at Lusk Cemetery.
Mr. Lusk passed away suddenly, Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at Harton Regional Medical Center in Tullahoma.
He was born March 10, 1933 in Coffee County, TN the son of the late Ottis Talley Hamilton Lusk, Sr., and Izzie Tucker Lusk. He retired from Batesville Casket Company as a Foreman after more than 25 years of service. In earlier years, he enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was known by friends and family to be a wonderful gardener, known for his tomatoes and okra. He was an avid, diehard, University of Tennessee Volunteer football fan as well as an Atlanta Braves fan. He served for many years as the song leader at his beloved Concord Baptist Church, which his family founded well over 60 years ago. He was a devoted husband, father and grandfather, who loved and served the Lord with all his heart. He will be dearly missed by all who knew him.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by sisters, Martha Schultz, Zora Jernigan, Mary Jernigan Miller and a brother, Carl Lusk.
He is survived by his wife of 10 years, Barbara Lusk of Tullahoma; ten children, David L. Lusk and wife, Mona Lesa of Manchester; Deborah L. Reed and husband, Doug of Manchester; Carla Doak of Manchester; Hugh Michael “ Mike” Doak of Beechgrove; Stormy Monday of Peoria, IL; Barbara Lynn Gordon and husband, Jim of Coldwater, Michigan; Jackie Wilhoite and husband, Troy of Peoria, IL; June Gibbs and husband, Larry of Oliver Springs, TN; Susie Newman and husband, Steve of Tullahoma; and Markalene “ Markie” Monday, also of Tullahoma; 23 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren.
Also surviving is a sister and brother-in-law, Marie Elizabeth “Aunt Pip” Jernigan and Earl “Uncle Jr.” Jernigan of Manchester.
Serving as pallbearers will be grandsons; James Lusk, David Lusk, Brian Matlock, Chase Rico, Ben Kegley and Stephen Gibbs; and as an honorary pallbearer, granddaughter, Brittany Howell.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Concord Baptist Church.
COFFEE COUNTY FUNERAL CHAPEL IS HONORED TO SERVE THE FAMILY OF MR. T. H. LUSK, JR.