Lester Rusk

Funeral Service

10:00 am
Saturday, April 27, 2024
Church of Latter-Day Saints Township
3979 Township Ave
Simi Valley, California, United States

Final Resting Place

2:00 pm
Saturday, April 27, 2024
Pierce Brothers Valley Oaks Memorial Park
5600 Lindero Cyn Rd
Westlake Village, California, United States
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Obituary of Lester Lee Rusk

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Lester Lee Rusk 1931 - 2024

Our loving father, grandfather, great grandfather, passed away April 7, 2024. He was born on March 31, 1931 in Hamlin, West Virginia to Homer and Helen Rusk.

Lester graduated from Hamlin High in 1950, then attended Marshall University. He was drafted into the Air Force in 1952 and was honorably discharged in 1956. Lester married his pen pal Mary on December 14, 1957. They were blessed with 4 children, Jeff, Leslie, Carol and Kristie.

Lester is survived by his son Jeff (Michelle) Rusk, daughters Carol (Rodger) Johnson and Kristie Rusk, granddaughters Stephanie Roberts and Megan (Mike) Shoop and great grandson Shawn Roberts, brother John Rusk and lots of loving nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 65 years, Mary in 2022. Also preceded by his parents, daughter Leslie Doreen Rusk and his brother Adrian Rusk.

Lester was a very active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints since joining in 1952. He served in many callings and areas of the church. Lester lived in Hamlin, Huntington and Barboursville WV until moving in 1983 to Simi Valley, CA. He made many close friends in WV and CA. Lester had several jobs, but retired from his job at Kerr Glass. Lester enjoyed spending time with his family, with his dog Chad and his cat Miss Kitty. He loved listening to music and collecting albums and cd’s. Lester loved growing up in WV.

Lester was a hard worker in whatever he did and loved his family.

Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, April 27, 2024 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Township building at 10am, 3979 Township Ave Simi Valley.

Burial will be at 2pm at Pierce Brothers Cemetery, 5600 Lindero Canyon Rd, Westlake Village, CA.

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