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Mitchell LeRoy Rusk

October 18, 1940 ~ February 22, 2019 (age 78)

Port Aransas – Mitchell L. Rusk, 78, passed away February 22, 2019 at his home. He was born in Fairfield, Iowa on October 18, 1940 to Leona (Baker) and John Rusk. Mitchell was a 1959 graduate of Fairfield High School. He was a resident of Port Aransas for the past 20 years and formerly of Independence, MO. He retired from the trucking industry, formerly employed with Buyer’s Trucking Company.

Preceding in death are his parents: John and Leona Rusk; and a sister: Joyce Snoor.

Survivors include his son: Phillip Rusk (Michelle) of Kansas City, Missouri; daughters: Pamela Brisbin (Mark) of McCune, Kansas and Paula Rusk of Port ; Aransas, Texas; grandchildren; Amanda Parks; Nicholas Rusk; Tony Bisbin; Erin Hutching; Tiffany Beck and David Graybill; brother: Tom Rusk of Fairfield, Iowa; Jeannie Laughlin; Charlotte McClain and Christina Ogden, all of Fairfield, Iowa.

Services will be held at a later date.

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Arrangements and care entrusted to Resthaven Funeral Home, Aransas Pass.

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