Steven Lusk


Steven R. Lusk, 65, of Whittier, N.C., passed away on Nov. 2, 2021, at Harris Regional Hospital.

He was the son of Ralph Lusk and the late Ivalene Buchanan.

Born in Albertville, Ala., he also resided in Alaska and Florida prior to moving to North Carolina. Mr. Lusk retired from the U.S. Air Force and attended Lighthouse Baptist Church.

In addition to his father, survivors include his wife, Cindy Lusk of the home; sons, Jerry Stewart (Erika) of Sanford, N.C., Allen Stewart of Whittier, N.C., Steven Lusk Jr. (Rebekah) of Colorado Springs, Colo., and Nathan Lusk (Bethany) of Frisco, N.C.; grandchildren, Jenna Lusk, Ashely Stewart, Jayden Lusk, Jordyn Stewart, Makyah Lusk, Katrielle Lusk and Eliyanah Lusk; siblings, Teresa Presley (Tom), Barbara Allen (Durwin), Patty Duckett (Scott), Susan Carter (Dale), Michael Buchanan (Tammy), Sarah Lusk and Tracy McClendon.

Graveside services with military honors were held on Friday, Nov. 5, 2021, at the Western Carolina State Veterans Cemetery with Pastor Mark Rogers officiating.

A memorial service was held on Saturday, Nov. 6, 2021, at Lighthouse Baptist Church, Sylva, N.C.