Harry David Tusing, 63, of Woodstock, passed away Sunday, August 28, 2011 at his home. The funeral will be held Thursday at 2:00 p.m. at Community Mission Church of the Brethren west of Woodstock. Reverends Howard Lutz and Dale Bowers will officiate. Burial with military honors by Edinburg VFW Post #2447 will follow in Columbia Furnace Cemetery.
Mr. Tusing was born August 16, 1948 in Macanie, Virginia son of the late Melvin Moses Tusing Sr. and Alma Biller Tusing. He was an Army Veteran and worked as a landscaper for 22 years with Heronwood Farms in Upperville, VA. He was a member of Edinburg VFW Post #2447 and the Eagles in New Market. He faithfully attended Community Mission Church of the Brethren.
Mr. Tusing was preceded in death by his first wife, Shirley Hepler Tusing.
He is survived by his wife, Nancy Ann Gochenour Tusing; four sons, Tracey Hepler of Mt. Jackson , Eugene Silvious of Henderson, NC, Frankie Silvious and Ricky Silvious of Fulks Run; three daughters, Karey Rexrode and husband Jeff of Mt. Jackson, Donna Orndorff and husband Scotty of Toms Brook and Denise Burnshire and companion Rob Helsley of Edinburg; one sister, Audrey Andrick of Edinburg; three brothers, Melvin Tusing Jr. of Quicksburg, Freddie Tusing and Dickie Tusing both of Mt. Jackson, 8 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren and preceded in death by three sisters, four brothers and special uncle, Lester Biller.
Pallbearers will be John Allen Tusing, Mike Tusing, Dr. Wallace Lutz, James Orndorff, Wayne Clem and Warren Hepler.
Honorary pallbearers will be members of Order of Eastern Star.
The family will receive friends Wednesday from 6-8 p.m. at Dellinger Funeral Home in Woodstock.
Memorial contributions may be made to Community Mission Church of the Brethren Building Fund, C/o Hope Lonas, 1295 Deerhead Road, Mt. Jackson, VA 22842 or Blue Ridge Hospice 333 W. Cork Street, Winchester, VA 22601.