John David Lusk, 53, of Fanrock, WV went to be with the Lord on December 31, 2020 following a long illness. John was born on May 11, 1967 in Prince William County, VA a son of the late Teddy G. and Barbara Shields Lusk. He is a 1985 graduate of Baileysville High School. John was a very special person. He possessed the remarkable ability to remember birthdays and anniversaries of everyone he cared for and dearly loved following sports. He could recite the final scores and statistics of football, basketball, and baseball games for decades past. In addition to following all local high school sports, his favorite teams were Marshall, WVU and the Cincinnati Reds.
In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his paternal grandparents Clarence and Nina Breeding Lusk and maternal grandparents Don and Elda Jacobs Shields.
Survivors include his loving brother Terry Lusk and niece Autumn Lusk with whom he made his home; aunt Sandra Lusk and husband Nelson of Fanrock; uncle Earl Shields and wife Sue of New Richmond; uncle Charles Shields and wife Deanna of Fairmont; and a host of other loving family and friends. The family would like to thank those near and far who took the time to accept John’s calls. Those talks and friendships were precious to him. Unfortunately, due to COVID, regular funeral services with extended family and friends will not be held. John will be laid to rest in the Lusk Family Cemetery, Fanrock, WV.
A private graveside service will be held with Pastor Ernest Francis, III officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations to honor John’s love of sports be sent to the Westside Girls Basketball Program Attn: Melanie Lusk, HC 65 Box 275, Clear Fork, WV 24822.
The family is being served by Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.