Funeral services for Jesse Edwin “Ed” Nusko, 80, of Athens, are scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan, 28, 2012 at the Hannigan Smith Funeral Home Chapel of Athens with the Rev. Jim Duncan and the Rev. Rick Smith officiating.
Interment will follow at Oakland Memorial Park. Jesse passed away Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2012 in Athens.
He was born June 17, 1931 in Rusk County to Jesse and Lessie Parrish Nusko. Ed served in the U. S. Navy. He moved from Longview to Athens in 1964. Ed was a banker in the Athens area, including the First National Bank from 1958 to present. He was a member of the Athens Amateur Radio Club, the Texas Baptist Men’s Association, and loved traveling and meeting people, especially through the radio. Ed was preceded in death by his parents.
He is survived by his wife Sherry Souter Nusko of Athens; daughter and son-in-law, Kathi and Randy Brown of Murchison; son and daughter-in-law, Keith and Sondra Nusko of Ben Wheeler; sisters and brothers-in-law, Shirley and Andy Whitaker of Southaven, Miss., Mary and Clyde McGlothin of Georgetown; five grandchildren, Kara Gillit, Korey Brown, Autumn Nusko, Jordan Nusko, Keeley Craze; and four great-grandchildren, Kayden Gillit, Kamryn Gillit, Korbyn Brown and Brayden Nusko.
Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Friday, Jan. 27, 2012 at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be John Clayton, John Becton, Bill Bassett, Bobby Jones, Ron Day, and Kenneth Fulton. Arrangements are under the direction and personal care of the professionals at the Hannigan Smith Funeral Home of Athens.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Texas Baptist Men, Dixon Building, 5351 Catron, Dallas, TX 75227 and AARC, PO Box 1641, Athens, TX 75751.
Published on January 25, 2012