Robert K. Lusk, 71, died unexpectedly Thursday, March 21 at River Park Hospital.
A McMinnville native, he was the son of the late Lane (Martin) and John M. Lusk. He was a member of East End Drive Church of Christ and worked with Carrier Corporation for 34 years as a tool and die maker and in maintenance. He served in the U.S. Army for eight years and was a staff sergeant during the Vietnam War era.
He is survived by his wife, Linda G. (Martin) Lusk; daughter and son-in-law, Sylvia M. and Bruce Beasley of McMinnville; sons and daughters-in-law, Robert K. Lusk Jr., Roderick M. and Tina Dillard Lusk, Chandler S. Lusk and Tristan L. Lusk, all of McMinnville; sister and brother-in-law, Velma R. and Bartow Williams of McMinnville; three sisters-in-law, Margaret McGee, Chicquita Martin and Eria Jo Martin; brothers-in-law, Freddie Martin and Ralph Martin; several nieces, nephews, cousins and special niece, Frances McKinley; eight grandchildren, Jasmine, Lawerence, Roderick D., Rhealyn, Katriel and Anessa Lusk, Alex and Gabriel Beasley.
He was preceded in death by sisters, Sara Frances Cline, Allie Cline and Willie Carr; and brothers, James E. Lusk and Frank Duncan Lusk.
Services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at Gardens of Memory Funeral Home with George King officiating. Burial will follow at Martin Charge Cemetery with military graveside rites administered by VFW Post 5064 and American Legion Post 173. Visitation will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, and 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday at Gardens of Memory Funeral Home.
Gardens of Memory Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
(McMinnville, Tenn.) March 24, 2013