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Lisk, Mervyn Junior

Posted: Thu 2:31 PM, Feb 21, 2013
Funeral Home: Hadley Funeral Home
Mervyn Junior Lisk, 80, of Caywood Road, Marietta, Ohio passed away Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at the Marietta Memorial Hospital, Marietta, Ohio.

He was born near Rinard Mills, Ohio on December 11, 1932 a son of the late Samuel and Ella Jane Black Lisk.

He was a retired welder for the Airolite Corporation, Marietta, Ohio. He was a United States Army veteran serving during the Korean War and was a member of the American Legion Post #0888, Delaware, Ohio. Junior enjoyed pitching horseshoes and was a founder of the Washington County Horseshoe Pitchers Association. He also enjoyed hunting, fishing and Ohio State sports.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Dorothy Weddle, and two brothers, Lester Lisk and John Lisk.

Surviving are his wife, Ruth Piatt Lisk whom he married on July 11, 1953; two sons, Michael (Karen) Lisk and Randall (Christine) Lisk both of Marietta, Ohio; two brothers, Arthur Lisk and Virgil (Mary Frances) Lisk both of Marietta, Ohio; four grandchildren, Samuel and Scott Lisk, and Andrew and Allison Lisk.

Friends will be received at the Hadley Funeral Home (Reno Chapel) 1021 Pike Street, Marietta, Ohio from 2-4 and 6-8p.m. Sunday where funeral services will be held at 11a.m. Monday with Roger Rush officiating. Burial will follow in the Eastlawn Memorial Park, Reno, Ohio with full military services.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Reno Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 346 Reno, Ohio 45773.

Arrangements by Watters Funeral Home, 37501 State Route 78 West, Woodsfield Ohio.

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