In memory of
Billy Joe "Doc" Rusk
In memory of
Billy Joe "Doc" Rusk
Billy Joe "Doc" Rusk, age 79, passed away Sunday, November 15, 2020. He was born in Addison, Alabama. He attended Addison High School and graduated in 1959. After living in Chicago for a short time, he moved to Birmingham and worked for Southern Railway. For the last 50 years, he dedicated his professional life to working with Metcalf Realty in Homewood. He made a lasting impact on everyone that he met with his infectious smile and his love for family and friends. He enjoyed his farm, the beach, and Alabama football. Doc is preceded in death by his parents, H.A. Rusk and Frances Rusk; son, Braxton Joseph Rusk, Sr. He is survived by his wife Martha Rusk; his daughter, Malia Rusk Stewart (Charlie) of Birmingham; grandchildren, Emma Frances Stewart, Charles Davis Stewart, III, Margaret Elaine Stewart, Braxton Joseph Rusk, Jr, and Mary Bradley Rusk; sister, Sharlene Bartlett of Addison, Al. Daughter-in-law Melinda Rusk Kaiser (Kevin) of Prattville and many beloved nieces and nephews. Private family memorial service will be held at Vestavia Hills United Methodist Church on November 21, 2020 at 11:00 am. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial gifts be made to the Vestavia Hills United Methodist Church or a charity of your choice.
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Vestavia Hills United Meth Chr
2061 Kentucky Ave
Vestavia Hills, AL 35266
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In memory of
Billy Joe "Doc" Rusk
Billy Joe "Doc" Rusk, age 79, passed away Sunday, November 15, 2020. He was born in Addison, Alabama. He attended Addison High School and graduated in 1959. After living in Chicago for a short time, he moved to Birmingham and worked for Southern Railway. For the last 50 years, he dedicated his professional life to working with Metcalf Realty in Homewood. He made a lasting impact on everyone that he met with his infectious smile and his love for family and friends. He enjoyed his farm, the beach, and Alabama football. Doc is preceded in death by his parents, H.A. Rusk and Frances Rusk; son, Braxton Joseph Rusk, Sr. He is survived by his wife Martha Rusk; his daughter, Malia Rusk Stewart (Charlie) of Birmingham; grandchildren, Emma Frances Stewart, Charles Davis Stewart, III, Margaret Elaine Stewart, Braxton Joseph Rusk, Jr, and Mary Bradley Rusk; sister, Sharlene Bartlett of Addison, Al. Daughter-in-law Melinda Rusk Kaiser (Kevin) of Prattville and many beloved nieces and nephews. Private family memorial service will be held at Vestavia Hills United Methodist Church on November 21, 2020 at 11:00 am. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial gifts be made to the Vestavia Hills United Methodist Church or a charity of your choice.
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Services Provided By
Vestavia Hills United Meth Chr
2061 Kentucky Ave
Vestavia Hills, AL 35266
Past Services ╲╱
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