Richard Delano Huskey Sr., 56, of the Painttown Community, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, May 18, 2015 at his residence at 74 Cleona’s Drive with his loving family by his side. A native of Cherokee, he was the son of Frances Huskey Green and was member of Rock Springs Baptist church.
He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Ruth Lambert Huskey; uncles, Junior Huskey, Ted Huskey; and aunt, Phyllis Eller.
He is survived by his wife, Vanessa Smith Huskey of the home of 37 years; daughter, Kelly Cleona Smith and son-in-law Travis Kent Smith; son, Richard Delano Huskey Jr.; grandsons, Kenton Rayce Smith and Koen Dash Smith; sisters, Elvis Crisp with husband Theron Crisp, Connie Rose with husband James Rose, Tina Green Uffort; brothers, Charlie Green with wife Sherry Green, Billy Green with wife Tammy Green, Alvin Green with wife Theresa Green; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at Yellowhill Baptist Church on Wednesday, May 20 with visitation one hour ahead of starting at 1pm with funeral service to begin at 2pm. Pastor Ben Reed will officiate. Burial will take place immediately after the services in Bethel Cemetery.
Pall Bearers will be Benny Graves, Randy Cook, Moe Davis, Ronald Bowman, Sam Evans and Tre Toineeta.
Long House Funeral Home assisted the family in the final arrangements.