by Paul Adkins
TWIN FALLS, W.Va. — James Richard “Dickie” Lusk, 68, of Twin Falls, formerly of Davin, went to be with the Lord Thursday, March 7, 2013, from his home after a long illness.
Born March 6, 1945, at Huntington, he was a son of the late Fred and Mercedes “Teed” Cook Lusk. Also preceding him in death was one sister, Jacqueline R. Brown.
Dickie was a 1963 graduate of Oceana High School. He was the owner/operator of Andy and Abby Leasing and A&A Equipment Enterprises in Wyoming County. Before going into business for himself, he worked in the lab at Powellton Coal Company at Rock House. From 2001 until 2004, he and his wife, Barbara, operated the Princeton Motor Speedway at Princeton. When he was able, Dickie enjoyed playing golf, fishing, and watching the New York Yankees. He loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.
Those left to cherish his memory include his wife of 13 years, Barbara A. York; two sons, Brian (Amy) Lusk of Mallory and Barry (Melanie) Lusk of Davin; four grandchildren, Andrew, Abigail, Alex and Arielle Lusk; three step-daughters, JoElla (Tim) Engel, Rebecca (Jimmy) Cunningham, and Jennifer York, all of Hurricane; six step-grandchildren, Mallory, Jacob, and Alexa Engel, and Trevor, Carly, and Joseph Cunningham; three sisters, Rosa (George) Cobb of Cyclone, Charlotte (Dal) Beatty of Orlando, Fla., and Mavis Toler of Man; three brothers, Robert (Frankie) Lusk and Joe Lusk, both of County Line, and Gene (Peggy) Lusk of Mount Clair, Va.; many nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.
Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, March 11, at Highland Memory Gardens at Godby. Honoring Dickie’s request his remains have been cremated.
The family requests that no flowers be sent.
Condolences may be left at www.krantzmcneelyfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Krantz-McNeely Funeral Home at Man.
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