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Bobby Joe (BJ) (Satch) Lusk

March 13, 1938 October 15, 2018
Bobby Joe (BJ) (Satch) Lusk
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Obituary for Bobby Joe (BJ) (Satch) Lusk

On October 15, 2018, Bobby Joe (BJ) (Satch) Lusk, loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather passed away at the age of 80. A funeral service will be held 2:00 pm, Saturday, October 20, 2018 at the First United Methodist with Robert Starr and Keith Everett officiating. Burial will follow in the Willow Cemetery under the direction of Haskell Funeral Home. A visitation will be held from 6:00 – 8:00 pm, Friday at Haskell Funeral Home, 2 Avenue D. Condolences may be made at www.haskellfuneralhometx.com.

BJ was born March 13, 1938 in Decatur, Texas to Floyd (Satch) Odell and Annie Pearl (Green) Lusk. He graduated from Haskell High School in 1957 and received his Bachelor of Science degree in agriculture from Texas Tech University in 1962. Post-graduation, he worked for the USDA Soil Conservation Service for 2 years. BJ then continued his degree plan in Education and began teaching in Three Way, Texas for a year before moving his family to Rule, Texas where he taught for 29 years before retiring in 1997. During the early part of teaching at Rule, BJ taught in Alaska at an all-boys juvenile Detention Center for 3 months.

During his teaching career at Rule, BJ married Sharon Kay Fischer Lusk in 1994 and they have resided in Haskell, Texas since 1998. BJ taught at Goree, Texas for 3 years as they were closing the school system.

BJ was not only a teacher, but he held just about every position the school system could offer. He was a principal; football, basketball, tennis and golf coach; drove the bus; class sponsor; drivers ed teacher and custodian when the need arose.

Fishing, hunting, camping, traveling, photography and charcoal drawing were some of BJ’s hobbies. He really enjoyed doing a Bible Trivia in Sunday school at the Methodist Church. He was called the Professor because no one passed his tests.

BJ’s main love though was spending time with his wife, children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, extended family and a host of friends.

BJ was known for his quick wit, story-telling, his infectious laugh and generous smile, but mainly his kind and compassionate spirit.

BJ was preceded in death by his parents.

He is survived by his wife, Sharon; daughter, Shannon Lusk Kittley and husband Rob of Rule, TX; son, Stephen Lusk and wife Michell of Lubbock, TX; daughter, Denise Stuart Alexander and husband David of Benton, AR; daughter Amy Stuart Helm and husband Chris of Cedar Park, TX; Eight grandchildren that will miss their Pawpaw are Trey Kittley and wife Lauren of Iraan, TX; Sam Kittley Daniel and husband Quentin of Whiteface, TX; Will Kittley and wife Macy of Henrietta, TX; Riley Lusk and Zeke Lusk both of Lubbock, TX; Austin Alexander and wife Amber of Dallas, TX; Mason Alexander of Little Rock, AR; Madison Helm of Cedar Park, TX; six great-grandchildren that will hear wonderful and fun stories of their Pawpaw are Quade and Leddy Jo Kittley of Iraan, TX; Casey and Jayde Daniel of Whiteface, TX; and Rye and Eli Kittley of Henrietta, TX; cousins, and a host of dear friends. BJ is also survived by the mother of his children, Mary Frances Gipson Binns of Austin, TX.

In lieu of flowers, the family request memorials be made to the Cal Farley’s Boys Ranch, PO Box 1890 Amarillo, Texas 79105, the First United Methodist Church, 201 North Avenue F, Haskell, Texas 79521 or Hendrick Hospice, 1651 Pine Street, Abilene, Texas 79601.


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Visitation

Friday

19

Oct

6:00 PM 10/19/2018 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 10/19/2018 8:00:00 PM
Haskell Funeral Home

2 Avenue D
Haskell, TX 79521

Haskell Funeral Home
2 Avenue D Haskell 79521 TX
United States

Service

Saturday

20

Oct

2:00 PM 10/20/2018 2:00:00 PM
First United Methodist Church

201 North Avenue F
Haskell, Texas 79521

First United Methodist Church
201 North Avenue F Haskell 79521 Texas
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Willow Cemetery Final Resting Place

Haskell, Texas

Haskell Texas
United States

Memorial Contribution

First United Methodist Church

201 North Ave. F
Haskell, Texas 79521

Cal Farley's Boys Ranch- Gift Processing

P.O. Box 1890
Amarillo, TX 79105

Hendrick Hospice

1682 Hickory Street
Abilene, Texas 79601
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