Ronald E. Lusk
Ronald E. Lusk, age 76, of Shelby, died Thursday, June 28, 2018 at his home.
He was born April 12, 1942 in Eighty-Four, Pennsylvania. As a young boy he was a 4-H member and showed jersey cattle from the family farm. It was there that he was trained by his father to care for and operate equipment. Ron was in construction his entire life for various companies including Finnegan Construction from where he retired. He also worked for his son, Troy, at Exhaust Pipes Plus.
Ron enjoyed spending quality time with friends and giving advice to young men around the kitchen table. Over the last 18 years he has spent time working with his son, Troy, at the Circle T with horse shows, rodeos and farming. Over the course of his lifetime Ron was an avid NASCAR fan traveling with his family to multiple tracks to camp and watch the races. His favorite was the Daytona 500. He will be remembered for giving advice and encouragement, living life in his quiet way, and loving his family. He was a member of Shelby Alliance Church.
He is survived by his wife: Nancy C. (Spate) Lusk, whom he married on October 23, 1960; 3 children: Bruce (Tyra) Lusk of Weatherford, TX, R. Troy (Janet) Lusk of Shelby and Lori (Lazarus) Todd of Mansfield; Grandchildren: Deserae (Chad) Gray, Justin Lusk (Brittany Stelle), Jordyn Lusk, Cody (Megan) Lusk, Markella Todd (Joshua Winemiller), Alexis Todd, Jannah Currie, Dakota, Justice, Jesse, and Dalton; Great grandchildren: Lilly, Austin, Sydney, Brody, Ashchen, Graycen, Ryker, Carter, Max, and Corbin; Siblings: Robert (Connie) Lusk of Charleroi, PA and Glenda (Russell) Miller of Eighty-Four, PA; Sister-in-law: Lorraine Lusk of Scenery Hill, PA; Step-mother: Ginny Lusk of Eighty-Four, PA; Numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father: Kenneth “Dutch” Lusk; his mother: Dorothy (Morrison) Lusk Byers; his step-father: George Byers; and his twin brother: Donald Lusk.
Family and friends are welcome on Monday, July 2, 2018 from 4-7 PM at the Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby. Funeral services will be on Tuesday, July 3, 2018 at 11 AM at Shelby Alliance Church, 105 East Smiley Road, Shelby, Ohio. Burial will follow in Little London Cemetery. Memorial expressions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude PL., Memphis, TN 38105-9959.
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