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The Rev. Karl K. Lusk, Jr.

November 26, 1945 August 6, 2019
The Rev. Karl K.  Lusk, Jr.
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A New Haven resident, The Rev. Karl K. Lusk, Jr., age 73, passed away Tuesday, August 6, 2019 at Flaget Memorial Hospital. He was born November 26, 1945 in Paris, Kentucky to the late Ruby Plummer and Karl Kriener Lusk, Sr. Karl was a graduate of Millersburg Military Institute, Iowa State University, Southern Illinois University and Louisville Presbyterian Seminary. He was the Chaplain Coordinator for Flaget Memorial Hospital, was a retired Priest of Episcopal Church of the Ascension, was a licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer having been the past owner and president of Lusk-McFarland Funeral Home in Paris, KY., and was a licensed Auctioneer in Kentucky. Karl served on the New Haven City Commission, was a past Executive Director for the Kentucky Railway Museum where he served on the KRM Board of Directors, was a volunteer and train engineer, was a member of the Nelson County Ministerial Association, and served on the Nelson County Community Clinic Board of Directors as well as the Bethany Haven Board. He also served on the New Haven/Rolling Fork Volunteer Fire Department, served as Chaplain for numerous law enforcement departments in Nelson County, served on the Kentucky Community Crisis Response Team and the Nelson County Chaplains Response Team which he helped found. Karl also served on many other local, regional, state and national organizations.
Karl had a servant’s heart but was also a devoted family man and was quite proud of his blended family. He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Anne Thompson Lusk, his daughters, Katherine Kriener (Larry) Elkin of Ravenel, SC., Elizabeth Lusk (Chris) Yohman of Summerville, SC., his son, Tim (Dee) Mallory of Lexington, 7 grandchildren, Elena Kriener Elkin of Ravenel, SC., Kendall Mallory (Luke) Wright of Milothian, IL., Shelby Mullins (Will) Snowden of Winchester, James Reed Elkin of Ravenel, SC., Evan Craven Yohman of Summerville, SC., Hagan Robert Mallory of Lexington, Chan Gregory Mullins of Denver, CO., 2 great grandchildren, Katie Clay Jo Snowden and Silas Duncan Wright, his sister, Martha Lusk White of Henderson, and his brother-in-law, David T. (Teresa) Thompson of Georgetown. Several nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.
Funeral services for The Rev. Karl K. Lusk will be 11:00 am Saturday, August 10, 2019 at the First Christian Church Disciples of Christ. The Right Rev. Terry A. White will officiate. Interment will follow in Paris Cemetery in Paris, KY at 3:00 pm. Visitation will be Friday from 3:00-8:00 at the Houghlin-Greenwell Funeral Home, 1475 New Shepherdsville Road. Additional visitation will be Saturday after 8:30 am. The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contribution to the Flaget Memorial Hospital Foundation or Project Hope at Flaget Memorial Hospital, 4305 New Shepherdsville Road, Bardstown, KY 40004, Episcopal Church of the Ascension, 211 N. 3rd St. Bardstown, KY 40004, or Kentucky Railway Museum, PO Box 240 New Haven, KY 40051. The Houghlin-Greenwell Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
The family would like to thank all the employees of the Flaget Memorial Hospital campuses for the love shared during the 11 years he served in chaplaincy.


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Visitation

Friday

9

Aug

3:00 PM 8/9/2019 3:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 8/9/2019 8:00:00 PM
Houghlin-Greenwell Funeral Home & Cremation Services

1475 New Shepherdsville Rd.
Bardstown, KY 40004

Additional visitation Saturday after 8:30 am.

Houghlin-Greenwell Funeral Home & Cremation Services
1475 New Shepherdsville Rd. Bardstown 40004 KY
United States

Funeral

Saturday

10

Aug

11:00 AM 8/10/2019 11:00:00 AM
First Christian Church Disciples of Christ

175 East John Rowan Blvd
Bardstown, Kentucky 40004

First Christian Church Disciples of Christ
175 East John Rowan Blvd Bardstown 40004 Kentucky
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Paris Cemetery Final Resting Place

1603 South Main
Paris, Kentucky 40361

1603 South Main Paris 40361 Kentucky
United States

Memorial Contribution

Flaget Memorial Hospital Foundation

4305 New Shepherdsville Road
Bardstown, Kentucky 40004

Project Hope at Flaget Hospital

4305 New Shepherdsville Road
Bardstown, Kentucky 40004

Episcopal Church of the Ascension

211 North 3rd Street
Bardstown, Kentucky 40004

Kentucky Railway Museum

PO Box 240
New Haven , Kentucky 40051
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